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Austria’s Marcel Hirscher took the win in the snowy giant slalom in Val d’Isere, France, on Saturday. The Austrian bested the field by over a second with a combined time of 1:42.99 seconds.

Norway’s Henrik Kristoffersen finished in second place, 1.18 seconds back, and Sweden’s Matts Olsson rounded out the podium in third, 1.31 seconds off of Hirscher’s winning time.

Tommy Ford led the Americans in a career-best sixth place, 1.69 seconds back, and Ted Ligety finished in 25th. Americans Brian McLaughlin, Luke Winters, River Radamus, and Hig Roberts did not qualify for second runs. Ryan Cochran-Siegle did not finish his first run.

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Top 10

  1. Marcel Hirscher (AUT): 1:42.99
  2. Henrik Kristoffersen (NOR): +1.18
  3. Matts Olsson (SWE): +1.31
  4. Alexis Pinturault (FRA): +1.46
  5. Loic Meillard (SUI): +1.54
  6. Tommy Ford (USA): +1.69
  7. Marco Odermatt (SUI): +1.72
  8. Riccardo Tonetti (ITA): +1.79
  9. Zan Kranjec (SLO): +2.10
  10. Mathieu Faivre (FRA): +2.16
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Mackenzie Moran
Staff Writer
- Born and raised in Metro-Detroit, Michigan, Mackenzie grew up ski racing all over the Mitten.​ When s​he moved out west in search of mountains, she attended the University of Oregon, where she achieved degrees in Journalism and Environmental Science. She raced USCSA and was captain of the UO Alpine Ski Team. She currently resides in Salt Lake City and serves as the Women's World Cup Staff Writer for Ski Racing Media.
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