Ligety races well in World Cup slalom in Zagreb; best result since 2008

Andre Myhrer of Sweden won the slalom.

He’s human, after all. Ted Ligety, winner of three straight World Cup giant slalom events, could not keep the victory train on track today in a slalom competition in Zagreb.  That being said, Ligety’s sixth-place finish was his best in this discipline since 2008, so he’s still skiing like a man possessed. Find out who won and how other American men fared in this story.

WOMEN’S WORLD CUP: U.S. Ski Team veteran Sarah Schleper of Vail overcame fog and a tough course to finish eighth in Tuesday’s Audi FIS Alpine World Cup night slalom in Zagreb, Croatia. Austria’s Marlies Schild took first place.

While the result put Schleper in the slalom World Cup top 30 for the season, the race was not so kind to other Americans, including Lindsey Vonn and Julia Mancuso, neither of whom was able to finish their first run on the icy course. Complete story.

Swany Gloves is dedicated to bringing you the best of outdoor adventure. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, enter our Outdoor Adventures Video Contest.

Advertisements

0 Responses to “Ligety races well in World Cup slalom in Zagreb; best result since 2008”



  1. Leave a Comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s




Recently TWEETED

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.


%d bloggers like this: