Julia Mancuso finished sixth in slalom Sunday and clinched the combined gold medal at the World Junior Championships while first-run leader Lindsey Kildow missed a second-run gate and hiked to finish her run.
In a World Junior Championships race Thursday where the top four women were just .05 apart, Julia Mancuso (Olympic Valley, CA/Squaw Valley Ski Team/U.S. A Team) finished third, her seventh World Juniors medal, with Lindsey Kildow (Vail, CO/Ski&Snowboard Club Vail/U.S. B Team) fourth in super G.
Lindsey Kildow (Vail, CO/Ski&Snowboard Club Vail/U.S. B Team) tore down a slick, flat course Tuesday to collect her second straight downhill (DH) silver medal at the World Junior Championships, finishing .22 behind Germany's Maria Riesch.
Olympic double medal-winner Bode Miller heads a throng of veterans, World Junior Championships medalists and development-level skiers who will be competing in the Lake Tahoe area at the Chevy Truck U.S. Alpine Championships beginning this Thursday.