Bennett Leads American Downhillers In Kvitfjell
Bryce Bennett (Squaw Valley, Calif.) finished 15th in Saturday’s FIS Ski World Cup downhill in Kvitfjell, Norway. Jared Goldberg (Holladay, Utah) was 27th and Wiley Maple (Aspen, Colo.) was 42nd.
Germany’s Thomas Dressen continued his late-season surge, with his second World Cup victory. Switzerland’s Beat Feuz was second, followed by Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway in third.
Up next, the men race super-G Sunday in Kvitfjell before heading to Are, Sweden for the World Cup Finals. Andrew Weibrecht (Lake Placid, N.Y.) is currently 25th in the super-G standings heading into Sunday’s event. Only the top 25 in each discipline qualify for the World Cup Finals. Bennett is the only American who has qualified for the downhill at the World Cup Finals.