Hometown favorite Erik Schlopy was almost as hot as the unseasonal weather Friday producing the third-fastest second run and finishing fifth in the Chevy Truck America's Opening. Swiss great Michael Von Gruenigen won his third Park City GS.
Austrian Rainer Schoenfelder tore through the first run Sunday and held off Frenchman Pierrick Bourgeat to win the first slalom of the World Cup season. Chip Knight registered the best result of his career, finishing seventh.
Hermann Maier returned to ski racing, World Cup leader Bode Miller dodged a bullet in his duel with Stephan Eberharter of Austria and Daron Rahlves was the lone U.S. skier to finish Tuesday, in 22nd place.