Stuhec takes Alpine Combined second chance to lead in Crans Montana

CRANS MONTANA, SWITZERLAND - FEBRUARY 24: Ilka Stuhec of Slovenia competes during the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Women's Alpine Combined on February 24, 2017 in Crans Montana, Switzerland (Photo by Alain Grosclaude/Agence Zoom)

It was not the start the world of Alpine ski racing wanted to see as all three of the opening three racers crashed out of the Super G leg of the Alpine Combined. When Denise Feierabend crashed into the netting and the race was halted, the decision to lower the start was taken. By the time Feierabend was taken off course by medical sled, Lindsey Vonn and Mikaela Shiffrin had announced that they would not be racing. Safety and fitness being more important for the two Americans.

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