Patrick Kueng gets 1st World Cup win

Updated: December 7, 2013, 6:12 PM ET
Associated Press

BEAVER CREEK, Colo. -- For anyone not named Aksel Lund Svindal to win a super-G race these days seems, well, almost preposterous.

The Norwegian great has been virtually unbeatable in the event, becoming the gauge for every skier.

"He's Mr. Super-G," Hannes Reichelt of Austria said.

Not on an overcast Saturday he wasn't. Not on this tricky course with low lighting that had 21 racers spinning off the course and failing to finish.

Patrick Kueng of Switzerland was ...

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