Swiss Beat Feuz won the Hahnenkamm downhill in Kitzbuehel, Austria, while countryman Urs Kryenbuehl and American Ryan Cochran-Siegle both crashed on … In-form American Cochran-Siegle and Swiss racer Kryenbuehl both hit the deck in a wind and crash interrupted race that took nearly three hours and was called off after top 30 had finished. January 22, 2021, 12:06 PM (Reuters) - Swiss veteran Beat Feuz won an injury-hit Kitzbuehel World Cup downhill on Friday after two rivals crashed and were airlifted off the fearsome Hahnenkamm mountain. Switzerland's Urs Kryenbuehl crashed at the finish line of the men's World Cup downhill in Kitzbuhel, Austria Friday and had to be removed by helicopter Friday. KITZBÜHEL, Austria (AP) — Swiss skier Beat Feuz won a men's World Cup downhill on the classic Streif course for the first time Friday as teammate Urs Kryenbühl crashed badly on the final jump. The second World Cup downhill at Kitzbuehel will now be raced on Sunday after bad weather and the state of the course forced its postponement Saturday, … Feuz wins Kitzbuehel downhill marked by two heavy crashes. OlympicTalk is on Apple News. (Reuters) – Swiss veteran Beat Feuz won an injury-hit Kitzbuehel World Cup downhill on Friday after two rivals crashed and were airlifted off the … "This jump was easy to correct, but it apparently wasn't done," said Feuz, who finally won at Kitzbuehel after finishing second four times in World Cup downhills and once in a combined. World Nordic skiing championships highlight winter sports TV schedule Jennifer Brady looks like an Olympian, leaving one U.S. women’s spot... Sebastian Foss-Solevaag wins slalom world title after format change. The 26-year-old overpitched as he hit the jump which propels the racers 80 metres in the air in a spectacular ending to the most gruelling race on the World Cup circuit, down the 3.3km-long Streif course. His victory, however, was bittersweet because teammate Urs Kryenbuhl crashed badly on the final jump and was taken to the hospital by helicopter and American skier Ryan Cochran-Siegle […] Feuz Earns 1st Kitzbühel Win In Downhill Marred By Crashes. "The athlete suffered a concussion, a fracture of the right collarbone and a tear of the cruciate and medial ligaments in his right knee," wrote the Swiss Ski team on their Facebook page. Cochran-Siegle returned to the team hotel but will sit out the rest of the weekend races, and his return to racing is to be determined. Audience ratings certified by ACPM/OJD. KITZBÜHEL, Austria (AP) - Rain and snowfall forced the cancelation of the second men’s World Cup downhill on the Streif course Saturday, a day after Swiss skier Beat Feuz won the first. Jan. 23, 2021 ... when his Swiss teammate Urs Kryenbühl and American skier Ryan Cochran-Siegle got injured in high-speed crashes… Contributor. He prevailed by .16 of a second over Austrian Matthias Mayer. "It's been two days we've been asking to shave the last bump, which is too long. He is currently resting at the team hotel, but will sit the remainder of the weekend out.". Issued on: 22/01/2021 - 19:44Modified: 22/01/2021 - 19:43. News18 » News » Sports » Feuz Earns 1st Kitzbühel Win In Downhill Marred By Crashes. His crumpled body slid over the finish line in a messy heap. It must be reworked from the first training.". His victory, however, was bittersweet because teammate Urs Kryenbühl crashed badly on the final jump and was taken to the hospital by helicopter. Kryenbuehl, who was third in two previous downhills this season, crashed coming off the final jump, tumbling across the finish line. Though Didier Cuche won the race, the 2008 edition is likely best remembered for the high-speed crash of Scott Macartney on the Zielsprung, seconds before the finish, as well as Bode Miller tying for second with Mario Scheiber after riding the safety fencing in the Steilhang section. Italian Dominik Paris was third. His victory, however, was bittersweet because teammate Urs Kryenbühl crashed badly on the final jump and was taken to the hospital by helicopter and American skier Ryan Cochran-Siegle also was injured in an accident. Cochran-Siegle, who earned his first World Cup win in a Dec. 29 super-G, suffered a minor spine fracture crashing at high speed and sliding into netting. Swiss Beat Feuz won the Hahnenkamm downhill in Kitzbuehel, Austria, while countryman Urs Kryenbuehl and American Ryan Cochran-Siegle both crashed on Friday. "Tomorrow, I hope for a race without accidents," said Feuz. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. "You fly 80 metres, arriving at 145 km/h on it.". A full TV and live stream schedule is here. That left the remaining 25 racers without a start. Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Flipboard (Opens in new window), Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window), Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window), World Nordic skiing championships highlight winter sports TV schedule. Feuz earns 1st Kitzbühel win in downhill marred by crashes. French veteran Johan Clarey has admitted to feeling "angry" at organisers over a savage final jump of the Kitzbuehel World Cup downhill that was scene of a gruesome crash Friday. Alan Baldwin Reuters Published. Kryenbuehl's crash on the savage final jump was particularly horrific. "We wish you a speedy recovery and are thinking of you, dear Urs!". Kitzbühel (Austria) (AFP) Switzerland's Beat Feuz fell back on all his experience to blitz Kitzbuehel's famed World Cup downhill on Friday, but in-form … Kryenbuehl adds his name to a long list of racers who have crashed at the same spot, including American Scott Macartney in 2008, fellow Swiss Daniel Albrecht in 2009 and Austrian Hans Grugger two years later. DH 2 tomorrow. A second downhill is scheduled for Saturday, with a super-G on Sunday. Swiss skier Beat Feuz, who won Friday's race ahead of Austrian Matthias Mayer and Italian Dominik Paris, said Kryenbuehl's crash had "brought back terrible memories of Daniel Albrecht". Favorite us! Sebastian Foss-Solevaag wins slalom world title after format change. His injuries include a concussion, a fracture of the right collarbone and a tear in the cruciate and inner ligament in the right knee.” I find them at fault over that. More: Olympics Approaching the finish at nearly 150 kph (93 mph), Kryenbühl lost his balance in the air and smashed sideways into the icy slope. Urs Kryenbuehl suffered a concussion, a fractured collar bone and knee ligament damage while Ryan Cochran-Siegle sustained a "minor cervical 'spine' fracture" on Friday during the World Cup downhill on a Kitzbuehel course that left French veteran Johan Clarey feeling "angry" at organisers. KITZBÜHEL, Austria (AP) — After four second-place finishes, Swiss skier Beat Feuz finally got his first win in the classic men’s World Cup downhill on the Streif course Friday. "I'm angry at the organisers and the FIS (International Ski Federation)," said Clarey, at 40 the elder statesman of elite racers. When he landed, one of his skis snapped as his head ricocheted off the compacted snow. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! The crash begins at the 1:45 mark in the video: “Swiss skier Urs Kryenbuehl crashes at the Hahnenkamm downhill in Kitzbuehel, Austria. The second World Cup downhill at Kitzbuehel will now be raced on Sunday after bad weather and the state of the course forced its postponement Saturday, a day after two gruesome crashes. His speed was clocked at 90 miles per hour just before the fall. Clarey added: "We ask them to shave it and in the morning's recce it wasn't lowered. He was quickly on his feet but organisers airlifted him off the course after he complained about numbness in an arm. Jennifer Brady looks like an Olympian, leaving one U.S. women’s spot... France 24 is not responsible for the content of external websites. KITZBÜHEL, Austria – After four second-place finishes, Swiss skier Beat Feuz finally got his first win in the classic men’s World Cup downhill on the Streif course Friday. KITZBÜHEL: The second World Cup downhill at Kitzbuehel will now be raced on Sunday after bad weather and the state of the course forced its postponement Saturday, a day after two gruesome crashes. "Unfortunately, Ryan Cochran-Siegle crashed in Friday's downhill, sustaining a minor cervical fracture," said one Tweet. Feuz, an Olympic bronze medalist and world champion in the downhill, won the Hahnenkamm for the first time after four previous runner-ups on the Streif, including each of the last three years. "It's forecast for snow overnight, so the conditions will be different.". Get updates on the latest Kitzbühel action and find articles, videos, commentary and analysis in one place. Feuz wins Kitzbuehel downhill marked by two heavy crashes On the limit: Beat Feuz took to the air as he won at Kitzbuehel The crashes highlighted the conundrum for ski racers: balancing risk management needed on a course like the Streif with the aggression needed to tackle the slope at the limits to which the top competitors can push themselves. Full results are here. Jan 22, 2021 2:58PM EST. Final jump racers hit at 90mph now being eliminated after hard fall and close calls in today’s ⁦@fisalpine⁩ World Cup downhill #1 in Kitzbuehel. He suffered a concussion, a fractured collarbone and torn right knee ligaments. USA's Ryan Cochran-Siegle had to be removed by helicopter Friday at the men's downhill race in Kitzbuhel, Austria after a dramatic crash. Switzerland's Beat Feuz fell back on all his experience to blitz Kitzbuehel's famed World Cup downhill … Read full article. The race was stopped after 30 skiers and following an earlier delay for strong winds. Feuz earns 1st Kitzbühel win in downhill marred by crashes. Swiss star Franz Heinzer won World Cup downhill race on famous Hahnenkamm piste in Kitzbühel, Austria. Clarey himself crashed in Thursday's training, but he dusted down his catsuit to finish an impressive fourth. KITZBUHEL, Austria (AP)After four second-place finishes, Swiss skier Beat Feuz finally got his first win in the classic men’s World Cup downhill on the Streif course Friday. Feuz, an Olympic bronze medalist and world champion in the downhill, won the Hahnenkamm for the first time after four previous runner-ups on the Streif, including each of the last three years. "He is otherwise OK, thankfully. The US Ski Team posted several tweets to stress that Cochran-Siegle's injury, a broken spinal vertebra in his neck, was 'minor'. Swiss skier Beat Feuz won a men's World Cup downhill on the classic Streif course for the first time Friday as teammate Urs Kryenbhl crashed badly on the final jump. Switzerland's Urs Kryenbuehl crashed at the finish line of the men's World Cup downhill in Kitzbuhel, Austria Friday and had to be removed by helicopter Friday. "The slightest error means there's going to be drama.". Cochran-Siegle badly negotiated a traverse, catapulting off a bump and shooting spectacularly into the safety netting. Kitzbühel downhill moved to Sunday because of rain, snowfall. Alpine skiing-Feuz wins crash-hit Kitzbuehel downhill. Feuz wins crash-hit Kitzbuehel downhill. Kitzbühel (Austria) (AFP) Urs Kryenbuehl suffered a concussion, a fractured collar bone and knee ligament damage while Ryan Cochran-Siegle sustained a "minor cervical 'spine' fracture" … Kryenbuehl lost control travelling at 146 km/h (91 mph). The content you requested does not exist or is not available anymore. France 24 - International breaking news, top stories and headlines. Like Kryenbuehl, he was airlifted off the course by a helicopter. ⁦@SkiRacingMedia⁩ ⁦@usskiteam⁩ ⁦@NBCOlympics⁩ pic.twitter.com/Vaoc8K9xvi, — Steve Porino (@sporino) January 22, 2021. Swiss Beat Feuz won the Hahnenkamm downhill in Kitzbuehel, Austria, while countryman Urs Kryenbuehl and American Ryan Cochran-Siegle both crashed on Friday. 2-MIN READ. Mayer, the 2020 Kitzbühel downhill winner, came closest to threatening Feuz. Another downhill is set for Saturday. Eurosport is your go-to source for Alpine Skiing news. © 2021 Copyright France 24 - All rights reserved. The two-time Olympic champion was tight to Feuz's time through the first two timing checks, but started to fall away through the middle section of the course. Alpine Skiing - Men's Downhill. Them to shave it and in the morning 's recce it was n't lowered, who was third two... 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