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Frenchman Pinturault wins WCup slalom under lights

Updated: December 8, 2012, 2:20 PM ET
Associated Press

VAL D'ISERE, France -- Alexis Pinturault of France produced a brilliant second run under floodlights to improve from sixth and win a World Cup slalom race on Saturday.

He flew down the Stade Olympique de Bellevarde course to capture the second event of his career in front of home fans in Val d'Isere. The second run was pushed back to the evening and held under floodlights because of heavy snowfall at the resort.

The 21-year-old held off defending World Cup champion Marcel Hirscher ...

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