Svindal dominates in downhill win at ski worlds
SCHLADMING, Austria -- Aksel Lund Svindal was far ahead of his downhill competitors at worlds championships in every aspect -- technically, physically and tactically.
Mastering a bumpy and icy course made more difficult by a light snowfall and low visibility, Svindal won the downhill title Saturday by a huge margin.
Other contenders ran into trouble on the 2-mile Planai course, especially on the steep, final pitch where skiers had to dig their edges in hardest just when their legs ...
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