John Teller from Mammoth Lakes, CA led three U.S. men into the finals of Sunday’s World Cup skicross race in Branas, Sweden, finishing 24th. Current men’s World Cup overall leader Andreas Matt of Switzerland was the men’s winner while Anna Holmlund of Sweden topped the women’s podium.
Joining Teller was Jean Christophe Rudigoz (Ketchum, ID) in 30th. A new face in Sunday’s final was Brant Crossan (Steamboat Springs, CO) who was competing in his third World Cup race. This was Crossan’s first finals appearance, finishing 27th.
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Canada’s Chris Del Bosco was second behind Matt with Conradign Netzer of Switzerland in third. In the women’s field, Kelsey Serwa of Canada was second and Norway’s Marte Hoeie Gjefsen third.
World Cup skicross racing heads to the 2013 World Championship venue of Myrkdalen-Voss, Norway Mar. 19 for the final race of the season.
1. Andreas Matt, Switzerland
2. Chris Del Bosco, Canada
3. Conradign Netzer, Switzerland
24. John Teller, Mammoth Lakes, CA
27. Brant Crossan, Steamboat Springs, CO
30. Jean Christophe Rudigoz, Ketchum, ID
1. Anna Holmlund. Sweden
2. Kelsey Serwa, Canada
3. Marte Hoeie Gjefsen, Norway
For complete results: http://www.fis-ski.com/uk/604/1228.html?cal_suchsector=FS&event_id=28276