A day in Daron Rahlves' off-season makes a downhill course seem like a bunny slope.
Updated: April 2, 2003, 3:42 PM ETBy Tim Struby
"Insane Dangerous," says Daron Rahlves. "It's the ultimate race." America's top gun in the downhill is speaking, of course, about the Hahnenkamm run at Kitzbühel, Austria. The sick, icy beast features a 60° drop and enough top-to-bottom gnarl to turn mere racers into legends. Which is exactly what it did to Rahlves, 29, who in January became the first American in 44 years to win the downhill event at Kitzbühel, and whose second-place wrap in the final World Cup downhill standings is the best ever by a U.S. skier.
To continue reading this article you must be an Insider
ESPN TOP HEADLINES
- Manziel (hamstring) exits game vs. Panthers
- Cowboys RB Murray active, will play vs. Colts
- Sources: QB Rivers playing with bulging disk
- Shanahan: RG III, Cutler can be franchise QBs