Birds of Prey claims a fifth of the field at Beaver Creek

6th December, 2015 by

By Chris Freud

BEAVER CREEK — Aggressive was the word of the day at Sunday’s Birds of Prey giant slalom.“The hill’s in good shape,” American Ted Ligety, who won six of his last seven races at Beaver Creek, said after he crashed and finished with a rare DNF. “The snow’s just super aggressive — more aggressive than yesterday. So we had some guys with some issues.”The first two World Cup skiers made it down the Birds of Prey successfully, and then France’s Thomas Fanara, Ligety and Alexis Pinturault, of France, all DNF-d in a row.“The snow was really aggressive,” Fanara said. “I was …

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