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AJ Hurt, Ryan Cochran-Siegle win Alpine combined titles at nationals

SUN VALLEY, Idaho -- Teenager AJ Hurt captured the women's Alpine combined race at the U.S. championships, while Olympian Ryan Cochran-Siegle earned the men's title.

The 17-year-old Hurt finished an event that combines the time of a slalom run and a super-G run in 1 minute, 54.70 seconds on Wednesday. She held off Roni Remme of Canada by 0.25 seconds.

Hurt is coming off a season in which she wound up sixth in the NorAm Cup standings. She also made her first World Cup start in Killington, Vermont, in November.

On the men's side, Cochran-Siegle held off Luke Winters by 0.89 seconds. It was an early birthday present for Cochran-Siegle, who will turn 26 next week.

Cochran-Siegle competed at the Pyeongchang Games in February, with his best finish 11th in the giant slalom.