Austrian Hirscher leads after first GS run; Ted DNF

Austrian Hirscher leads after first GS run; Ted DNF
Local News

By Chris Freud

BEAVER CREEK — Austrian Marcel Hirscher has the lead after the first run of the Birds of Prey giant slalom on Sunday morning, while American Ted Ligety was a shocking DNF at Beaver Creek.Hirscher, the four-time defending World Cup champion, lead Germany’s Stefan Luitz by 0.15 seconds, with a first-run time of 1 minute, 16.93 second. Sweden’s Andre Myhrer is in third place, 0.34 seconds off the pace.Norway. France’s Victor Muffat-Jeandet and Norway’s Henrik Kristoffersen are tied for fourth 0.52 seconds out, going into the second run at 12:45 p.m.Taking nothing away from the current leaders — Hirscher is, after …

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