Strong winds force cancellation of Val d'Isere men's slalom

Updated: December 9, 2018, 6:32 PM ET
Associated Press

VAL D'ISERE, France -- A men's World Cup slalom race scheduled for the French resort of Val d'Isere on Sunday has been canceled due to strong wind gusts.

The International Ski Federation did not immediately announce if the race would be made up at another venue later in the season.

It was slated to be the second slalom on the calendar this season. Marcel Hirscher of Austria won the first slalom in Levi, Finland, last month.

Hirscher also won a giant slalom in Val d'Isere on Saturday on the Stade Olympique de Bellevarde course.

---

More AP sports: https://apnews.com/tag/apf-sports and https://twitter.com/AP-Sports


Copyright 2018 by The Associated Press

This story is from ESPN.com's automated news wire. Wire index

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.


ESPN TOP HEADLINES