December 7, 1997 in Sports

Maier Wins Again

Compiled From Wire Services

Hermann Maier of Austria raced to victory at Beaver Creek, Colo., in the first super-G of the World Cup season.

Maier, who won the World Cup giant slalom in Park City, Utah, two weeks ago and was second in the downhill on Beaver Creek Mountain on Friday, won in 1 minute, 16.20 seconds, .36 ahead of runner-up Stefan Eberharter.

Katja Seizinger, 25, won her third World Cup race in a row at Lake Louise, Alberta.

She skied the 31-gate Super-G course in 1 minute, 14.71 seconds. Her German teammate, Hilde Gerg, was second in 1:15.04 and Isolde Kostner of Italy was third.

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