World Cup leader Michaela Dorfmeister of Austria led both runs Thursday en route to winning the last pre-Olympic giant slalom by more than a second. Kristina Koznick had the second-fastest final run and moved up 10 spots to finish ninth.
With Katie Monahan, Alex Shaffer, and Tasha Nelson sidelined with injuries, youngsters Julia Mancuso and Courtney Strait will make their World Cup debut when the World Cup schedule resumes this week at Copper Mountain.
Hilde Gerg of Germany won the first of back-to-back women's World Cup downhills Friday on the tight Zwoelferkogl course. U.S. skiers Picabo Street and Kristin Clark finished tenth and eleventh respectively.