Close

Member Login

Logging In
Invalid username or password.
Incorrect Login. Please try again.

not a member? sign-up now!

Signing up could earn you gear and it helps to keep offensive content off of our site.

PRINT DIGITAL

Canadian Simard Wins First World Cup Event

Canadian Simard Wins First World Cup Event

Advice
posted: 01/01/2000

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy, Jan. 14, 2004 (AP) -- Genevieve Simard of Canada won a super giant slalom race Wednesday for her first World Cup victory.

Simard was superb at the top of the steep and twisty layout and none of the favorites came close to matching her winning time of 1 minute, 13.05 seconds.

Maria Riesch of Germany was second, a distant 0.65 seconds behind. Hilde Gerg, also from Germany, was 0.78 seconds back in third.

Caroline Lalive of the United States was fourth, 0.85 seconds behind, for her best finish since injuring her knee last season. Teammate Julia Mancuso was 10th.

Gerg, winner of Sunday's super-G in Veysonnaz, Switzerland, moved ahead of Austria's Michaela Dorfmeister atop the super giant slalom standings. Dorfmeister was 25th Wednesday.

Pre-race favorite Renate Goetschl, who competed with an injured thumb after crashing Sunday, finished seventh.

Overall World Cup leader Anja Paerson of Sweden had trouble with a gate midway through her run and finished 20th.

Copyright © 2000 The Associated Press

reviews of Canadian Simard Wins First World Cup Event
The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly.
  • No HTML tags allowed

More information about formatting options

Type the characters you see in this picture. (verify using audio)
Type the characters you see in the picture above; if you can't read them, submit the form and a new image will be generated. Not case sensitive.
All submitted comments are subject to the license terms set forth in our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use
Google+