Giant slalom qualifiers a meeting of nations

Giant slalom qualifiers a meeting of nations
Local News

By Chris Freud

VAIL — Competing against racers from small countries like Haiti, Macedonia and Kyrgyzstan, Slovenia’s Klemen Kosi won the giant slalom qualifiers Thursday at Golden Peak for the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships.About 100 racers in total tested their skills at the Vail venue. The top skier to finish from every country, in addition to the top 25 ski racers overall qualified for today’s World Championships giant slalom at Beaver Creek. After the first run, the top-30 racers ran the course in reverse order for the second run, before going back to the finish order of the first run for the …

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