Despite rain, fog, and soft snow conditions, the American racers showed their stuff on the “Showoff” run, site of all four technical races this week, as they loaded up the top 15 with 11 racers.

Two Minnesotans recorded the fastest times of the day. Placing first and second were roommates Lindsey Kildow with a time of one minute, 47.36, and Kaylin Richardson, in 1:47.49. Katherine Hitchcock was third, with a time of 1:47.85 after two runs.

“I had a small mistake in the first run, so for the second, I just wanted a clean run. But it was such a battle