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Men’s Slalom

Kalle Palander
Kalle Palander of Finland throws his pole to the ground after being disqualified. (Gina Ferazzi / LAT)
Disqualified, again
Bode Miller stares at another disqualification. (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
Benjamin Raich had the fastest time in both runs of the men’s slalom. (Gina Ferazzi / LAT)
Looking on
Bode Miller of the United States stares up at the slalom course after he caught a tip and didn’t finish the first slalom run. (Gina Ferazzi / LAT)
Skiied out
Bode Miller of the United States stands on the side of the course after skiing out on the first run of the men’s slalom. (Thomas Kienzle / AP)
Marc Berthod
Marc Berthod of Switzerland catches a tip on a gate right before the finish line. (Gina Ferazzi / LAT)
Disappointing run
Bode Miller of the United States looks skyward after failing to finish in the final of the Mens Alpine Skiing Slalom. (Jed Jacobsohn / Getty Images)
Raich reacts
Benjamin Raich reacts after winning the gold medal in men’s slalom. (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)