Hirscher surprise super-G winner

Hirscher surprise super-G winner
Local News

By Chris Freud

BEAVER CREEK — Weather giveth and it taketh away.With snow shortening the Birds of Prey racecourse and conditions making visibility better for the bookends of the top-30 of the start order, Austrian Marcel Hirscher, the four-time defending World Cup champion and renowned technical specialist, won his first World Cup super-G on Saturday at Beaver Creek.Hirscher, running fourth, finished with a time of 1 minute, 6.90 seconds, and that time held up as more snow pounded favorites like Norway’s Aksel Lund Svindal and Kjetil Jansrud and Austria’s Hannes Reichelt, the defending Birds of Prey super-G champion.American Ted Ligety, racing 29th, left …

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