Hannes Reichelt led an Austrian sweep of a shortened downhill race on the Kandahar slope for his 10th career World Cup victory on Saturday in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.
Reichelt, the super-G world champion, had been quickest in both training sessions and he completed the course in 1 minute, 11.90 seconds, edging Romed Baumann by one hundredth of a second and Matthias Mayer by 0.24 seconds.
"It's wonderful, also to tick off the Kandahar," said Reichelt, who claimed silver in the super-G at the 2011 Worlds in Garmisch-Partenkirchen. "I'd have liked if it had been the longer course because the Kandahar offers everything - difficult turns and long straights."
The challenging course was shortened to the super-G starting point after several delays due to persistent fog.
Mayer had been bidding for three straight victories after winning both the downhill and super-G at Saalbach-Hinterglemm, Austria, last weekend but the Olympic downhill champion had to skip Friday's training session due to a cold.
Italy's Silvano Varettoni and Dominik Paris were fourth and fifth, respectively.
Marco Sullivan was the highest-placed American, 0.39 behind in sixth, ahead of Austrians Vincent Riechmayr and Georg Streitberger, while fellow U.S. skiers Steven Nyman, Travis Ganong and
The women's World Cup super-G has been canceled for a second straight day due to fog in southern Bulgaria.
Organizers called off the event in Bansko following a third interruption, after a blanket of cloud obscured the top of the 1.7-kilometer course.