GB’s Gallagher wins World Cup slalom

Paralympic skier Kelly Gallagher

Gallagher has only started operative with a new beam this season

Paralympic champion Kelly Gallagher won a World Cup slalom final in Aspen, Colorado, her biggest success given Sochi 2014.

The Briton, 30, who took super-G bullion during a Winter Paralympics, and new beam Gary Smith finished 2.34 seconds forward of a USA’s Danelle Umstead and father Rob in a visually marred category.

Millie Knight and Mike Abromowitz were third, while GB team-mate Menna Fitzpatrick was unfit after straddling a gate.

However, Fitzpatrick and beam Jen Kehoe surfaced a altogether World Cup rankings for a hulk slalom after winning Wednesday and Thursday’s races.

The World Cup finals in downhill and super-G start on Tuesday.


GB span Jen Kehoe and Menna Fitzpatrick capped a glorious deteriorate with a Crystal Globe for a hulk slalom