High winds postpone Olympic women’s giant slalom

Mikaela Shiffrin

Strong wind gusts have caused an Alpine skiing event to be postponed for a second consecutive day. 

Men’s downhill, which was scheduled for Saturday night, will now take place on Wednesday, Feb. 14.

Women’s giant slalom, which was scheduled for Sunday night, will take place at a future date to be determined. Check back for updates.

American Mikaela Shiffrin, reigning world champion Tessa Worley of France and 2010 Olympic champion Viktoria Rebensburg of Germany are three of the top contenders in women’s giant slalom. Event preview:

WDTN.com provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s