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American Tommy Ford won his career first Wold Cup on Sunday in front of a home crowd in Beaver Creek, Colorado, taking the giant slalom by a whopping 0.80 seconds. Snow and fog proved to be a challenge for the entirety of the race but the Oregon native managed to adapt and charge his way to victory.

Ford finished nearly a full second ahead of a pair of Norwegians with Henrik Kristoffersen and Leif Kristian Nestvold-Haugen in second and third place, 0.80 and 1.23 seconds back, respectively.

Ford was followed by Ted Ligety in 11th and Ryan Cochran-Siegle in 23rd to round out the American finishers.

Trevor Philp led the Canadians in a strong seventh place.

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Top 10

  1. Tommy Ford (USA) – 2:31.25
  2. Henrik Kristoffersen (NOR) – +0.80
  3. Leif Kristian Nestvold-Haugen (NOR) – +1.23
  4. Zan Kranjec (SLO) – +1.75
  5. Victor Muffat-Jeandet (FRA) – +1.78
  6. Mathieu Faivre (FR) – +2.06
  7. Trevor Philp (CAN) – +2.09
  8. Filip Zubcic (CRO) – +2.10
  9. Gino Caviezel (SUI) – +2.31
  10. Justin Murisier (SUI) – +2.39

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Sean Higgins
Senior Editor
- A Lake Tahoe native and University of Vermont graduate, Higgins was a member of the Catamounts' 2012 NCAA title winning squad and earned first team All-American honors in 2013. Prior to coming to Ski Racing Media, he coached U14s for the Squaw Valley Ski Team.
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