France’s Tessa Worley wins giant slalom in Vermont
France’s Tessa Worley won a World Cup giant slalom Saturday, holding off firstrun leader Nina Loeseth of Norway. Mikaela Shiffrin of the U.S., runner-up in the season-opening giant slalom in Austria, finished fifth.
Worley, who won this event at the 2013 world championships, finished in 1 minute, 59.26 seconds. She was 0.80 seconds faster than Loeseth, who led by 0.09 seconds after the first run.
This was Worley’s ninth giant slalom World Cup victory but first since she injured a knee in 2013.