January 3, 1995 in Sports

U.S. Wins At Sugarloaf

Compiled From Wire Services
 

Olympic medalists Picabo Street and Hilary Lindh of the U.S. Ski Team won North American Championship Series super-G races at Sugarloaf USA.

Street, the 1994 Olympic downhill silver medalist from Sun Valley, Idaho, won the first event in 1 minute, 22.54 seconds. Kate Pace of Canada, the reigning world downhill champion, was second at 1:23.89, followed by Lindh, the 1992 Olympic downhill silver medalist from Juneau, Alaska, at 1:24.03.

“It was snowing consistently for the whole course, so every racer faced the same visibility problems” on the 2,042-meter Narrow Gauge Trail, Street said after her winning run.

Lindh was first in the second race in 1:11.31, followed by Pace in 1:11.93 and Lindsey Roberts of Canada in 1:12.10.


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