Svindal glides on top in capturing downhill

4th December, 2015 by

By Chris Freud

BEAVER CREEK — It’s really like he never left.Norway’s Aksel Lund Svindal threw down a commanding run to win for the fifth time on the Birds of Prey racecourse with a time of 1 minute, 42.34 seconds during Friday’s World Cup downhill at Beaver Creek. The only guy who really gave him a scare was teammate Kjetil Jansrud, who was 3-tenths of second behind and took second.France’s Guillermo Fayed finished with bronze and a time of 1:43.04.Fast starts to the speed season of World Cup seem to be a Norwegian thing the last few years. Svindal is now 3-for-3 in …

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