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- noun Someone who is traveling
- noun skiing A
skierwho participates in the downhill.
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"What defines me as a downhiller is my determination and my need for speed.
Other than that, the U.S. men have gotten off to a desultory start, with only diminutive 5-6 downhiller Andy Weibrecht, 23, distinguishing himself with 12th-place finishes last weekend in downhill and super-G.
He first tasted success in slalom events but has become a top downhiller, as well.
Ligety, an inexperienced downhiller, was a distant 32nd, more than three seconds behind Miller, after the downhill.
His ninth career downhill title, tying him with Picabo Street as the winningest downhiller in U.S. history?
That would have included America's other top male downhiller, Tommy Moe of Palmer, Alaska, the former "golden child" of the international junior circuit.
Dorfmeister came into the race as the top-ranked World Cup downhiller this season and was first in one of three training runs.
"To ski the downhill is to defy death every time out," says Andy Mill, a former downhiller, who is now a CBS ski analyst and better known as the husband of Chris Evert.
"I think it's interesting because they're really two very different skiers," said downhiller Chemmy Alcott of Britain.
That would include Street, who rose from daughter of Idaho hippies to become an Olympic and world champion and the dominant female downhiller in the mid-1990s, and Kildow, the daughter of Minnesota lawyers who earned her first World Cup victory this winter and is the world's third-ranked downhiller.