Newell, Goldsack Ski In Davos Sprint Heats

FasterSkierFebruary 4, 2006

Two North American men skied the individual qualifying round fast enough to earn a spot in the head-to-head heats in today's freestyle sprint in Davos, Switzerland. USA's Andrew Newell qualified 7th fastest, putting him in quarterfinal #2 where he went up against eventual fourth place finisher Loris Frasnelli of Italy, and among others, Boerre Naess of Norway who went on to win the B-Final for 5th place. Newell finished third in his 6-person quarterfinal heat, just two-tenths of a second from advancing and only .4 seconds from Frasnelli who came across first in the heat.

Men's A-Final (1st – 4th)

1 Bjoern Lind (Sweden)
2 Cristian Zorzi (Italy)
3 John Kristian Dahl (Norway)
4 Loris Frasnelli (Italy)

Men's B-Final (5th – 8th)

5 Boerre Naess (Norway)
6 Tor Arne Hetland (Norway)
7 Peter Larsson (Sweden)
8 Johan Kjoelstad (Norway)


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