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Maria Hoefl-Riesch wins WCup slalom; Lindsey Vonn skis out on 2nd run
ARE, Sweden (AP) ' Maria Hoefl-Riesch of Germany won a World Cup slalom on Saturday, while overall champion Lindsey Vonn skied out during her second run.
Hoefl-Riesch edged Veronika Zuzulova of Slovakia by just one hundredth of a second. She finished in 1 minute, 49.85 seconds to win the 23rd World Cup race of her career.
Canadian Marie-Michele Gagnon was third.
Vonn skidded out, failing to improve on her 1,808 points. The American is bidding to become the first female skier to break 2,000 points in one season.
Four races worth a total 400 points remain at the finals in Schladming, Austria.