AUSTRIAN SKIER ALEXANDRA MEISSNITZER ON DOWNHILL IN LAKE LOUISE.
Austrian skier Alexandra Meissnitzer takes air past a gate while on her
way to a fifth placed finish in the first women's downhill of the
season, December 6, 2002 in Lake Louise. Germany's Hilde Gerg won with
a time of one minute, 33.72 seconds, France's Carole Montillet was
second with a time of one minute, 33.92 seconds and Kristen L Clark, of
the United States, was third with a time of one minute, 34.05 seconds.
Meissnitzer had a time of one minute, 34.34 seconds. REUTERS/Mike