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Mancuso wins super-G bronze at worlds, eyes gold

Updated: February 5, 2013, 5:30 PM ET
Associated Press

SCHLADMING, Austria -- Now, Julia Mancuso has her eyes on gold.

She lived up to her billing as a big-event skier Tuesday, winning her eighth medal at a major competition by taking the bronze in the super-G, the opening race of the world championships.

She started her run minutes after American teammate Lindsey Vonn was helicoptered off the course with a knee injury that ended the four-time overall champion's season.

Mancuso, who won the giant slalom at the 2006 Turin Olympics, ...

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