Nate Holland wins opening World Cup snowboardcross race |

Nate Holland wins opening World Cup snowboardcross race

U.S. Snowboarding report
AP Photo / Kerstin JoenssonNate Holland of Squaw Valley speeds down the course during a men's snowboardcross World Cup race in Austria on Tuesday. Holland won the race.

LECH AM ARLBERG, Austria and#8212; Five-time snowboardcross Winter X Games gold medalist Nate Holland of Squaw Valley started the season off with a win in the opening World Cup in Lech am Arlberg Monday night.

Holland led a string of four U.S. athletes into the top 15, including sixth-place finisher Shaun Palmer of South Lake Tahoe.

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