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Frenchman Alex Chabot seems to be back in form: After making the podium only once so far this season, Chabot placed third in the World Championships two weeks ago and this week won a World Cup in Chamonix, France, the first victory since last October for the three-time World Cup champion. Chabot won a superfinal against Spain’s Patxi Usobiaga to earn top spot on the podium.Austrian Angela Eiter, meanwhile, won her sixth World Cup in a row, cementing her already-solid lead in the overall standings. Both Eiter and Switzerland’s Alexandra Eyer flashed the final, but Eiter took gold because of her stronger semifinal performance.
Men 1. Alex Chabot (FRA) 2. Patxi Usobiaga (SPA) 3. Jorg Verhoeven (HOL) 4. Sylvain Millet (FRA) 5. Evgueni Ovtchinnikov (RUS) 59. Patrick Cassiday (USA) 69. Brett Ashton (USA) 69. Chad Gilbert (USA) Women 1. Angela Eiter (AUT) 2. Alexandra Eyer (SWI) 3. Yuka Koyabashi (JAP) 4. Maja Vidmar (SLO) 5. Florence Pinet (FRA)