Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Calgary's Brady Leman Finishes Second in Ski Cross Race

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Calgary's Brady Leman Finishes Second in Ski Cross Race

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Leman finishes second in ski cross race

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VAL THORENS, France - Calgary's Brady Leman finished second in Saturday's men's World Cup ski cross race.

Leman, who finished third in the overall standings last season, ended up behind Switzerland's Alex Fiva in the race's big final.

Sweden's Viktor Andersson was third.

Saturday's result allowed Leman to put a disappointing result in Friday's season-opening race behind him. Leman, who struggled to an early exit Friday, made some adjustments to get him back on the podium.

"We watched video, changed tactics and changed the focus on the start," Leman said.

Tactics were key in the season opening races in Val Thorens, which has recently undergone a course overhaul.

"It's a little more technical in terms of a couple more turns, a little bit less of a highway," Leman said. …

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