United States’ Ryan Cochran Siegle speeds down the course through the downhill portion of the boys’s mixed, on the alpine ski World Championships in Are, Sweden, Monday, Feb.11, 2019. (AP Picture/Gabriele Facciotti) The Related Press
ARE, Sweden (AP) — The Newest from the snowboarding world championships (all instances native):
Ryan Cochran-Siegle saved up a household custom by getting in rivalry for a medal on the snowboarding world championships after putting second after the downhill portion of the Alpine mixed.
The 26-year-old American was zero.03 seconds behind Dominik Paris, who already gained the super-G on the championships. Aleksandar Aamodt Kilde was zero.38 behind Paris in third place, forward of the slalom leg of the occasion.
Cochran-Siegle is from the “Skiing Cochrans” household. His mom, Barbara Ann, gained the slalom on the 1972 Olympics and her siblings — Bob, Marilyn and Lindy — additionally represented america in World Cup, world championship and Olympic occasions.
A number of of Ryan Cochran-Siegle’s cousins even have skied at national-team stage. The household’s involvement in snowboarding stemmed from the choice of his grandparents to construct a ski space — of about 300 vertical ft — at their property in Richmond, Vermont, within the 1960s.
Of the slalom specialists, Marco Schwarz is greatest positioned at 1.25 seconds off the lead. Defending champion Luca Aerni is zero.02 forward of Schwarz and favourite Alexis Pinturault was 1.52 behind Paris.
Outcomes weren’t official but as lower-ranked skiers had been nonetheless coming down the course.
The Alpine mixed race on the snowboarding world championships has been delayed by an hour due to robust winds.
The downhill leg of the two-discipline occasion will now begin at 12 p.m. native time (1100 GMT) and the course has been shortened.
The post-Lindsey Vonn period begins with the boys’s Alpine mixed on the snowboarding world championships.
Vonn was scheduled to go away Sweden on Monday to start a brand new chapter in her life — a day after profitable a bronze medal within the downhill within the ultimate race of her profession.
Her absence leaves a void within the sport that may very well be crammed by American teammate Mikaela Shiffrin, who was anticipated to return to the central Swedish resort Monday forward of the enormous slalom and slalom occasions on the finish of the week. She skipped city in latest days, recuperating and coaching throughout the border in Norway after profitable the super-G on Tuesday.
There’s additionally a gap in males’s snowboarding following the retirement of Aksel Lund Svindal, the Norwegian who gained a silver medal Saturday in downhill in his final race.
The boys’s schedule continues with Luca Aerni bidding to efficiently defend the mixed title he gained in St. Moritz, Switzerland, in 2017.
Alexis Pinturault of France is the favourite.
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