SC:12 Beaver Creek, Birds of Prey, Super-G





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Published on Dec 1, 2011

Ski Challenge 2012, Beaver Creek, Birds of Prey racecourse,
Super-G, 5 vs. 5!

Swiss TV live commentary by Matthias Hüppi and Bernhard Russi:
04/12/2010, Beaver Creek, USA, FIS World Cup Alpine Skiing, Mens Super-G, Didier Cuche.

Bernhard Russi (born August 20, 1948, in Andermatt, Switzerland) is a former alpine ski racer. He was an Olympic, World Cup, and World champion in the downhill event.
Russi made his World Cup debut at age 19 in January 1968 at a giant slalom in Adelboden. After two races in 1968 and six in 1969, he joined the World Cup circuit full time in December 1969. A month later, he recorded his first World Cup top ten finish in January 1970 at the Lauberhorn downhill in Wengen. The next month he won his first event, the downhill at the 1970 World Championships, ahead of Karl Cordin of Austria and Australian Malcolm Milne. Two years later at the 1972 Olympics in Sapporo, Japan, he won the gold medal in the same discipline on Mt. Eniwa. Countryman Roland Collombin secured the silver and a Swiss "double victory." Russi won the World Cup season title in downhill in 1971 and 1972.1)

Didier Cuche (born August 16, 1974, in Le Pâquier, Neuchâtel) is a Swiss alpine ski racer. He primarily competes in the speed disciplines of downhill and Super-G, along with the technical discipline of giant slalom. He is the reigning World Cup downhill and Super-G champion for the 2011 season and has won three previous downhill titles in 2010, 2008 and 2007, along with a giant slalom title in 2009. Through March 2011, Cuche has 17 World Cup race victories, along with 61 podiums (top three) and 171 top ten finishes.[1] He is also an Olympic silver medalist and has won a total of four World Championships medals (a gold, two silvers, and a bronze).1)
1) wikipedia.org

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