BEAVER CREEK, Colo., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Heavy snowfall forced postponement Saturday of the Men's Super-G at the Charles Schwab Birds of Prey World Cup races at Beaver Creek Resort. Race schedule will resume Sunday with the FIS Audi World Cup Giant Slalom. The Super-G race, originally slated for an 11 a.m. start on Saturday, will now be rescheduled on Monday, December 3, at 10 a.m. The decision extends the original Birds of Prey race schedule by one day. Yesterday, the U.S. Ski Team's Steven Nyman (Provo, UT; pronounced NIGH- man) finished second in the downhill race keeping alive the U.S. podium string of six consecutive seasons of top-3 finishes in the downhill at Beaver Creek.
News feed footage includes: * interviews about the weather and postponement of today's race with U.S. Ski Team's Steven Nyman and Birds of Prey chief of course Greg Johnson * scenic shots of snow and course workers clearing snow off the race course The Charles Schwab Birds of Prey race week schedule: - Sunday, Dec. 2 Giant Slalom The storm dropped seven inches of new snow on the Birds of Prey race course by 7 a.m. MT. Beaver Creek has received 17 inches of new snow this week at mid-mountain and opened additional terrain for skiers and snowboarders Saturday. For more race or athlete information visit www.usskiteam.com (alpine section) and www.bcworldcup.com. For information on snow conditions or Beaver Creek Resort, call (800) 404-3535 or visit www.beavercreek.com. SATELLITE COORDINATES Please Note: Galaxy 17 K12 is 74 degrees west and it is in between satellite AMC 6 and AMC 5.
Phone to Uplink truck: 970.748.6950 Press Center for race results: 970.845.0406 Media contacts for information: - Juliann Fritz/U.S. Ski Team - 435.640.8379 - Christina Schleicher/Beaver Creek - 970.331.7366 NEW TIME & COORDINATES Saturday, Dec. 1 12:30-12:45 MT (14:30-14:45 ET TIME) Location and Coordinates: Satellite: GALAXY 17K/10 - Slot "A" U/L Freq: 14186.5 Horizontal D/L Freq: 11886.5 Vertical MPEG: 4:2:0 Symb.Rate: 6.6665 FEC: 7 / 8 Racing resumes tomorrow with the giant slalom. Sunday, Dec. 2 15:00-15-15 MT (17.00 - 17.15 EST) What: Men's giant slalom Location and Coordinates: Galaxy 17 K12C 74 degrees west (former SBS6) UL Freq: 14244.5 H DL Freq: 11944.5 V MPEG 4:2:0 Sym: 6.6665 FEC 7/8 Data Rate: 10.7513
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