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The men’s World Cup downhill in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, was cancelled on Saturday morning due to heavy, wet snowfall and poor visibility.

Organizers made the call to move the start down to the reserve super-G start due to overnight snowfall before inspection. Weather continued to worsen throughout the morning. Large, wet snowflakes combined with low-lying fog and forced the decision to cancel the race a little less than an hour before the scheduled start time of 11:30am CET.

A replacement race will be announced once that decision has been made.

The men are now scheduled to race giant slalom in Garmisch on Sunday, February 3.

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Sean Higgins
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- 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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