Hirscher and Americans on super-G podium

Hirscher and Americans on super-G podium
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By Chris Freud

BEAVER CREEK — It’s a regular occurrence to see Austrian Marcel Hirscher on the top step of the podium in giant slalom and slalom events — it’s a rarer sight to see him win a super-G race, but he did just that at Saturday’s Birds of Prey World Cup.The result was Hirscher’s first World Cup super-G win, and he won it on a snowy day on a turn-filled course best suited to technical skiers. Hirscher, running fourth, finished with a time of 1 minute, 6.90 seconds, and that time held up as favorites like Norway’s Aksel Lund Svindal and Kjetil …

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