Skiers tie for downhill win

Gisin, Maze both take gold in race that went down to the hundredth of a second

Updated: February 12, 2014, 12:29 PM ET
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

ROSA KHUTOR, Russia -- I would have said time was on my side if I had merely reached the media bus just before it pulled away at the start of the nearly two-hour, multivehicle trip up to the mountain venues. But then I watched Switzerland's Dominique Gisin and Slovenia's Tina Maze race in the women's downhill Wednesday.

Starting in eighth position, Gisin twisted and turned and sliced her way down the course in a time of 1:41.57 to take the lead. And then 13 skiers later, Maze left the starting ...

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