Youth is served in Saturday’s downhill

Youth is served in Saturday’s downhill
Local News

By Chris Freud

BEAVER CREEK — Experience at the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships men’s downhill at Beaver Creek was apparently an overrated commodity.Switzerland’s Patrick Kueng snagged gold, followed by American Travis Ganong in second and Swiss skier Beat Feuz with the bronze.All are first-time medalists at the Championships. Kueng finished in 1 minute, 43.18 seconds with Ganong 24-hundredths of a second in tow. Feuz was just 31-hundredth behind his teammate.For the Swiss, Saturday’s medals were sweet vindication for the Austria’s early domination of the Championships in their perpetual struggle with their arch alpine rivals. Austria did not have a racer in the …

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