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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. France 24 is not responsible for the content of external websites. 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" … 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. Kryenbuehl's crash on the savage final jump was particularly horrific. The crash begins at the 1:45 mark in the video: “Swiss skier Urs Kryenbuehl crashes at the Hahnenkamm downhill in Kitzbuehel, Austria. Jennifer Brady looks like an Olympian, leaving one U.S. women’s spot... 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. Switzerland's Beat Feuz fell back on all his experience to blitz Kitzbuehel's famed World Cup downhill … 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. Get updates on the latest Kitzbühel action and find articles, videos, commentary and analysis in one place. A full TV and live stream schedule is here. 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. Swiss star Franz Heinzer won World Cup downhill race on famous Hahnenkamm piste in Kitzbühel, Austria. 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. He prevailed by .16 of a second over Austrian Matthias Mayer. ⁦@SkiRacingMedia⁩ ⁦@usskiteam⁩ ⁦@NBCOlympics⁩ pic.twitter.com/Vaoc8K9xvi, — Steve Porino (@sporino) January 22, 2021. Feuz Earns 1st Kitzbühel Win In Downhill Marred By Crashes. "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. Cochran-Siegle badly negotiated a traverse, catapulting off a bump and shooting spectacularly into the safety netting. Feuz wins Kitzbuehel downhill marked by two heavy crashes On the limit: Beat Feuz took to the air as he won at Kitzbuehel Approaching the finish at nearly 150 kph (93 mph), Kryenbühl lost his balance in the air and smashed sideways into the icy slope. News18 » News » Sports » Feuz Earns 1st Kitzbühel Win In Downhill Marred By Crashes. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. "He is otherwise OK, thankfully. "I'm angry at the organisers and the FIS (International Ski Federation)," said Clarey, at 40 the elder statesman of elite racers. 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. "We wish you a speedy recovery and are thinking of you, dear Urs!". "Tomorrow, I hope for a race without accidents," said Feuz. "It's forecast for snow overnight, so the conditions will be different.". Alan Baldwin Reuters Published. Like Kryenbuehl, he was airlifted off the course by a helicopter. 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. A second downhill is scheduled for Saturday, with a super-G on Sunday. 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. 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. His crumpled body slid over the finish line in a messy heap. DH 2 tomorrow. 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. "The slightest error means there's going to be drama.". 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. Clarey himself crashed in Thursday's training, but he dusted down his catsuit to finish an impressive fourth. Feuz wins crash-hit Kitzbuehel downhill. More: Olympics "It's been two days we've been asking to shave the last bump, which is too long. Jan. 23, 2021 ... when his Swiss teammate Urs Kryenbühl and American skier Ryan Cochran-Siegle got injured in high-speed crashes… It must be reworked from the first training.". The content you requested does not exist or is not available anymore. He was quickly on his feet but organisers airlifted him off the course after he complained about numbness in an arm. 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. Kitzbühel downhill moved to Sunday because of rain, snowfall. "Unfortunately, Ryan Cochran-Siegle crashed in Friday's downhill, sustaining a minor cervical fracture," said one Tweet. Read full article. Alpine skiing-Feuz wins crash-hit Kitzbuehel downhill. Another downhill is set for Saturday. 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. 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. He suffered a concussion, a fractured collarbone and torn right knee ligaments. Swiss Beat Feuz won the Hahnenkamm downhill in Kitzbuehel, Austria, while countryman Urs Kryenbuehl and American Ryan Cochran-Siegle both crashed on … Eurosport is your go-to source for Alpine Skiing news. Contributor. Italian Dominik Paris was third. 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. Mayer, the 2020 Kitzbühel downhill winner, came closest to threatening Feuz. World Nordic skiing championships highlight winter sports TV schedule Feuz wins Kitzbuehel downhill marked by two heavy crashes. Jennifer Brady looks like an Olympian, leaving one U.S. women’s spot... Sebastian Foss-Solevaag wins slalom world title after format change. 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. His speed was clocked at 90 miles per hour just before the fall. Jan 22, 2021 2:58PM EST. 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. Kryenbuehl lost control travelling at 146 km/h (91 mph). Kryenbuehl, who was third in two previous downhills this season, crashed coming off the final jump, tumbling across the finish line. Favorite us! His victory, however, was bittersweet because teammate Urs Kryenbühl crashed badly on the final jump and was taken to the hospital by helicopter. 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. Audience ratings certified by ACPM/OJD. 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, … The US Ski Team posted several tweets to stress that Cochran-Siegle's injury, a broken spinal vertebra in his neck, was 'minor'. Issued on: 22/01/2021 - 19:44Modified: 22/01/2021 - 19:43. I find them at fault over that. 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. Swiss Beat Feuz won the Hahnenkamm downhill in Kitzbuehel, Austria, while countryman Urs Kryenbuehl and American Ryan Cochran-Siegle both crashed on Friday. 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. (Reuters) – Swiss veteran Beat Feuz won an injury-hit Kitzbuehel World Cup downhill on Friday after two rivals crashed and were airlifted off the … When he landed, one of his skis snapped as his head ricocheted off the compacted snow. Alpine Skiing - Men's Downhill. His injuries include a concussion, a fracture of the right collarbone and a tear in the cruciate and inner ligament in the right knee.” Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Sebastian Foss-Solevaag wins slalom world title after format change. Clarey added: "We ask them to shave it and in the morning's recce it wasn't lowered. 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 … "You fly 80 metres, arriving at 145 km/h on it.". "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. OlympicTalk is on Apple News. Feuz earns 1st Kitzbühel win in downhill marred by crashes. 2-MIN READ. 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. 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. France 24 - International breaking news, top stories and headlines. © 2021 Copyright France 24 - All rights reserved. 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. 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". 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 […] He is currently resting at the team hotel, but will sit the remainder of the weekend out.". That left the remaining 25 racers without a start. 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. 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. The race was stopped after 30 skiers and following an earlier delay for strong winds. Full results are here. 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. 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