February 04, 2015

UP NEXT

The men's super-G race was postponed until Thursday because of snow and wind.

2013 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS SUPER-G MEDALISTS

Gold, Ted Ligety, United States. Silver, Gauthier de Tessieres, France. Bronze, Aksel Lund Svindal, Norway.

THE FAVORITES

Kjetil Jansrud of Norway: Leads the standings on the World Cup circuit and has two wins this season. Captured gold in this discipline at Sochi Games.

Hannes Reichelt of Austria: The course seems to suit the 34-year-old as he won the super-G race at Beaver Creek in December.

Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway: Sure, he had surgery to fix a torn Achilles in October and hasn't trained all that much, but whenever he's in a race he can win.

DON'T FORGET ABOUT

Ted Ligety, United States: He is the defending world champion in this discipline, one of the three golds he captured two years ago in Austria. Best finish in a World Cup super-G race this season is 11th.

Bode Miller, United States: Had a herniated disk repaired in November, but will race and is always fast on this course. Has four wins at Beaver Creek, none in the super-G.

QUOTABLE

''I have the speed to be a viable threat for the medals. That's why we're all here. I think everyone is on the same page.'' Bode Miller of the U.S.

FACTS & FIGURES

The race was moved to Thursday because of snow and high wind. ... Christof Innerhofer of Italy captured the super-G world title at Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, in 2011. Should Italy win, the country would match Austria, Norway, Switzerland and the U.S. for most world titles in the super-G. ... This will be Miller's first race of the season. He won the super-G world crown in 2005. ... Jansrud has three ''DNFs'' - did not finish - in three super-G starts at world championships. ... A win would move Ligety into a third-place tie with five others with four world titles. Only Austria's Toni Sailer (7) and France's Jean-Claude Killy (6) have more.

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