Svindal a Birds of Prey favorite again at Beaver Creek

Svindal a Birds of Prey favorite again at Beaver Creek
Local News

By Chris Freud

BEAVER CREEK — It’s like Aksel Lund Svindal was never gone.After missing an entire World Cup season after injuring his Achilles, the Norwegian downhill star is blazed back onto the race scene with super-G and downhill wins at Lake Louise, Alberta, last weekend. Despite his claims that he hoped to be a dark horse contender, he is undoubtedly one of the favorites for this weekend’s Birds of Prey.After a surgery and months of rehabilitation, Svindal said he was surprised by his results.“It’s a great start to the season. It’s more than I expected. I knew I could be fast, but …

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