Today's freestyle sprint in Davos, Switzerland got off to a start with the individual qualification run which was won by Norway's Ella Gjoemle in 2 minutes, 4.52 seconds. Canadian rookie Chandra Crawford qualified less than a second behind in 5th, while her teammates Sara Renner (12th) and Beckie Scott (17th) also made the top-30 cut and will get to race in the head-to-head elimination heats later today.
Also qualifying was U.S.A.'s Kikkan Randall in 24th, about four tenths of a second behind Scott. U.S. skier Wendy Wagner just missed the heats finishing 38th, and Abigail Larson was 53rd out of the 55 racers competing.
Chandra Crawford competing in the World Cup classic team sprint relay in Canada this December. Photo by Karl Saidla
Final results when available: http://www.fis-ski.com/uk/604/1228.html?event_id=18009