|GUJO-GIFU, Japan (Feb. 24) - |
Michelle Gorgone (Boston, MA) was the top American women in 18th. World Cup parallel giant slalom points leader Nicolien Sauerbreij of the Netherlands won the women's races. Julia Dujmovits of Austria was second and Ekaterina Tudigescheva of Russia was third.
World Cup snowboarding now moves on to Lake Placid, NY with the Visa U.S. Snowboarding Cup with snowboardcross March 1, SBX Team event March 2 and parallel giant slalom March 3. World Cup halfpipe will be held in Calgary, Alberta, Feb. 29.
NOKIA SNOWBOARD FIS WORLD CUP 2008
Gujo-Gifu, JPN - Feb. 24, 2008
Parallel Giant Slalom
1. Nicolien Sauerbreij, Netherlands
2. Julia Dujmovits, Austria
3. Ekaterina Tudigescheva, Russia
4. Fraenzi Margert-Kohli, Switzerland
5. Corinna Boccacini, Italy
18. Michelle Gorgone, Boston, MA
41. Erica Mueller, Steamboat Springs, CO
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Picture by Alex Broadway/SWpix.com