Remember the part about Kjetil Andre Aamodt sitting out the downhill to concentrate on the technical events? Well, it worked. He didn't quite manage the gold in today's GS, but settled on silver for his 13th medal and second of these Championships.
U.S. Ski Team racer Bode Miller will fly home for evaluation on his injured left knee. According to the U.S. Ski Team's Dr. William Sterett, Miller's left knee is unstable and will need further tests to determine the extent of the injury.
As expected, the men's combined slalom is turning into a pure Norwegian and Austrian thing, as the men complete the first run today. Aamodt of Norway (pictured) set the pace for the first slalom run to go into the lead with a time of 45.85 seconds.
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As the ski world turns its attention this month to the 2001 World Alpine Ski Championships in St. Anton, Austria, we'll see not only a race for titles but an experiment of sorts, a dry run for athletes hoping to peak for the 2002 Olympics.