Alpine ski racing: Travis Ganong 7th in NorAm downhill | SierraSun.com
YOUR AD HERE »

Alpine ski racing: Travis Ganong 7th in NorAm downhill

U.S. Ski Team reports

LAKE LOUISE, Alberta and#8212; The U.S. men swept the podium Thursday in the NorAm Cup downhill at Lake Louise, with Steven Nyman, Will Bradenburg and Chris Beckmann taking the top three spots, and Travis Ganong of Squaw Valley placing seventh.

Nyman took the win with a time of 1:24.49, mirroring Wednesday’s results and beating out teammate Bradenburg. Will Gregorak snuck into the top five landing in fifth place.

The U.S. men have proved to be a dominant force in the NorAm speed races. Bradenburg, coming off an injury from last year, had exceptional results on Wednesday and Thursday. These were Brandenburg’s first downhill races in two years.

“I’m stoked! I came up here hoping to prove to people that I could be pretty fast in the super combined, but I surprised myself big time,” Brandenburg said.

Bradenburg, as well as other U.S. racers, will be competing in a super G on Friday.

1. Steven Nyman, Sundance, UT, 1:24.49

2. Will Bradenburg, Dakota Dunes, SD, 1:24.66

3. Chris Beckmann, Guidelander, NY, 1:24.67

4. Hannes Wagner, Germany, 1:24.71

5. Will Gregorak, Longmont, CO, 1:25.22

7. Travis Ganong, Squaw Valley, CA, 1:25.34

12. Keith Moffat, Berkley, CA, 1:25.64


Support Local Journalism

 

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Lake Tahoe, Truckee, and beyond make the Sierra Sun's work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.

For tax deductible donations, click here.


Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User