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She got here from nowhere to beat a field together with Lindsey Vonn and defending champion Anna Veith. SELVA DI VAL GARDENA, Italy (AP) — Olympic snowboarding and snowboarding gold medalist Ester Ledecka led the second coaching session Monday for a World Cup downhill by a comfortable margin. Competing two days after winning a parallel large slalom snowboarding occasion in close by Cortina d’Ampezzo, Ledecka finished zero.forty seconds ahead of Selva native Nicol Delago of Italy. Nicole Schmidhofer, the Austrian who received this season’s opening two downhills, was third, zero.forty three behind.
In the late Nineteen Seventies snowboarders began to “invade” conventional ski resorts, but faced opposition from skiers who tried to exclude the snowboarders from “their” mountains. By the Nineties, however, nearly all ski resorts had accepted snowboarding, and the resorts have discovered the snowboarders to be a superb source of recent income. Snowboarding was developed in the United … Read More