Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canada's Roni Remme Wins Silver in Alpine Combined at World Cup

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canada's Roni Remme Wins Silver in Alpine Combined at World Cup

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Canada's Remme wins silver in alpine combined

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CRANS-MONTANA, Switzerland - Roni Remme laid down the fastest slalom run of the day to earn her first World Cup medal -- a silver -- and put Canada on the podium in women's alpine combined racing on Sunday in Switzerland.

Remme, who was fifth in the combined at this year's alpine world championships in Sweden earlier this month, earned Canada's first World Cup alpine medal of the season by posting a combined time of two minutes 15.58 seconds -- just 0.38 seconds behind gold-medallist Frederica Brignone of Italy. Switzerland's Wendy Holdener rounded out the podium.

"I wasn't as nervous as I thought I might be. This weather, the snow, this atmosphere (reminded me of spring skiing). I love spring skiing. …

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