Short-track skater suspended in 1st Winter Games doping case
Feb 14, 2018, 18:40
"It's a consideration, absolutely".
The International Ski Federation (FIS) jury and local organisers previously rescheduled the men's downhill event that was originally set to take place at Jeongseon Alpine Centre in Jeongseon, Gangwon Province, on Sunday.
On Monday it was howling winds that forced the postponement of the giant slalom, and on Wednesday morning it was a combination of wind, light snow and poor visibility.
"If the wind continues to blow for then next 15 days it might be a problem but at present everything is okay", IOC Presidential spokesperson Mark Adams said.
Shiffrin is looking to defend the gold medal she won in the slalom at the 2014 Sochi Games but will have to wait until Thursday night to do so, per Heather Cox of NBC Sports.
On Friday, the rearranged slalom is due to be staged as the men compete in the super-G.
Tilley was the fifth-fastest skier in the second run at Courchevel in December to finish 13th, her best-ever World Cup finish.
"It is a very heavy load", said Shiffrin's coach, Mike Day.
"The No. 1 thing is safety".
"It's a bummer that we're not able to race today", Shiffrin said.
"I wish you all good luck tomorrow and us as well, I hope we can have a great race day on the hill", Skaardal signed off to the captains of the women's teams in Yongpyong.
Tuesday's race came one day before the 12-year anniversary of his gold medal win the combined in Turin, which he said felt like both a recent event and in distant past.
At Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium - a relatively low-lying area near the mountains where alpine and other events are held - the winds were sustaining 22 miles per hour Wednesday afternoon, with higher gusts.
Among the women who could challenge Shiffrin in the technical races are Switzerland's Wendy Holdener, who claimed silver in the slalom and gold in the Alpine combined event at last year's world championships; Sweden's Frida Hansdotter, owner of three world championship medals in the slalom; and Slovakia's Petra Vlhova, who has won two World Cup slaloms this season. Now, with the big time difference between the USA and South Korea, the giant slalom is set to be seen in primetime in America on Wednesday.
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Talking after winning bronze, McMorris reflected on his journey from near-death to worldwide headline maker. Parrot earned silver in the men's snowboard slopestyle while McMorris won bronze.
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