Unmoved by any potential Friday the 13th influences, Kirsten Clark finished sixth Friday, leading four U.S. women into the top 20 of a World Cup super G won by Olympic downhill champion Carole Montillet.
If resorts had therapists, Sugarbush would be diagnosed as "borderline bipolar, monitor for schizophrenia." Fortunately, it's open-minded enough (and big enough) that the shabby and the chic can peacefully coexist for the love of a mountain.
One of my strengths in ski racing is my ability to relax and breathe easily in high-stress situations-even if I'm faking it. In the big events especially, you need to stay calm because everyone else is so fired up.