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Tidstrand's Tops in Skier X

Originally Published: January 30, 2005
By Carrie Sheinberg | EXPN.com

It seems fitting that the winner of today's women's Skier X race was a girl who has gone faster on skis than just about anyone else in the world, a girl with the guts and survival instinct to go 222kmh (that's 139 mph for you Yanks). Fitting, considering that by the close of competition, the Skier X venue resembled more a M.A.S.H. unit than a medal ceremony.

Last year's bronze medalist, Sanna Tindstrom already held the Swedish women's speed-skiing record of 222kmh. Now the 19-year-old also ...

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