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American Bode Miller turned in two incredible slalom runs to make up a three second downhill deficit and steal away the World Championship from Norway's crown princes of the combined, Thursday in St. Moritz.
On a snowy, grey day, Rossignol's million dollar man showed versatility and drive in winning his first World Championship and the Americans' 4th medal this week.
Miller, of Franconia, New Hampshire, won with a three-run time of 3 minutes, 18.41 seconds, .07 clear of Lasse Kjus and .13 ahead of Kjetil-Andre Aamodt, both of Norway, and both with baskets of combined medals. Miler also won silver in the super-G on Sunday.
Only Markus Larsson had faster slalom runs than Miller. But with a five-second downhill deficit to overcome, the Swede could finish no better than 6th.
Erik Guay, of Tremblant, Qu