• Winner Switzerland's Carlo Janka is airborne during a men's World Cup super-G race, also a test event of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics, at the Jeongseon Alpine Centre in Jeongseon, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

    Janka wins super-G at 2018 Olympics test by large margin

    JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — Former overall World Cup champion Carlo Janka won the super-G test event for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics by a large margin Sunday, while several pre-race favorites failed to finish their runs in a race that was much more challenging than the downhill a day earlier.

  • Winner Switzerland's Carlo Janka is airborne during a men's World Cup super-G race, also a test event of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics, at the Jeongseon Alpine Centre in Jeongseon, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

    Janka wins super-G at 2018 Olympics test by large margin

    JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — Former overall World Cup champion Carlo Janka won the super-G test event for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics by a large margin Sunday, while several pre-race favorites failed to finish their runs.

  • Third-place finisher Steven Nyman of the United States waves as he is introduced at an award ceremony following a men's World Cup downhill race, also a test event for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics, at the Jeongseon Alpine Centre in Jeongseon, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

    Wind whisperer: US skier Nyman 3rd in Olympic downhill test

    JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — Steven Nyman couldn’t have picked a better place to post his first podium result of the season: on the downhill course that will be used for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics.

  • Slovenia's Andrej Sporn tries to keep the balance during the first training session for a World Cup downhill as a test event of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics at the Jeongseon Alpine Centre in Jeongseon, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016. A men's World Cup downhill and super-G are scheduled for the South Korean resort of Jeongseon on Feb. 6-7. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

    ‘No slow motion needed’ on tame Pyeongchang downhill course

    JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — No super-steep gradients, no rock-hard ice, no death-defying speeds.

  • Italy's Dominik Paris, left, talks with his team officer during a free skiing session following the cancellation of the first training run for test event of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics at the Jeongseon Alpine Centre in Jeongseon, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016. The World Cup downhill and super-G races Saturday and Sunday are the first of 28 official test events for the next Winter Games. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

    Skiers offer positive reviews of Pyeongchang downhill course

    JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — Canadian downhiller Erik Guay called it “awesome.” American racer Travis Ganong raved over “Olympic-caliber” conditions. Even Christof Innerhofer, the Italian who only likes the most difficult of challenges, was satisfied.