Even with a bobble, Fenninger wins

Even with a bobble, Fenninger wins
Local News

By Chris Freud

BEAVER CREEK — And for the slightest instant, most of Austria had a heart attack.Starting with a 1.7-second lead, Anna Fenninger seemed only to need to get down in one piece for gold in Thursday’s giant slalom at the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships. As is her want, she skied aggressively, building her lead before nearly falling on Harrier, the second-to-last steep of the course, before rebounding to secure Austria’s fifth gold medal of the Championships.“I was surprised because I made that mistake because, shortly, I thought my advantage is gone,” Fenninger said. “When I came to the finish line …

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