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The 2018-19 season-opening men’s giant slalom in Soelden, Austria, that was cancelled on Sunday due to adverse weather has been rescheduled for December 20 in Saalbach-Hinterglemm, Austria. Saalbach-Hinterglemm has not hosted a World Cup since men’s downhill and super-G races were contested at the venue in 2015.

The new race date will be the fourth men’s GS of the season after Beaver Creek, Colodado, on Dec. 2, Val d’Isere, France, on Dec. 8, and Alta Badia, Italy, on Dec. 16.

Official FIS schedule for Saalbach-Hinterglemm:
Official arrival, Tuesday, Dec. 18
Free Skiing, Wednesday, Dec. 19
Giant Slalom, Thursday, Dec. 20 — first run 10:00am, second run 1:00pm CET

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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 status in 2013. Prior to coming to Ski Racing Media, he coached U14s for the Squaw Valley Ski Team.
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