Killington Day 2: Lessa and Paixão Hold Out the Coloradans

Thiago Lessa. Pic: Marion Ross
Thiago Lessa. Pic: Marion Ross

Thiago Lessa hit 69mph and pipped fellow Brazilian Carlos Paixão to post the fastest qualifying time at the Killington Downhill Throwdown today. Hot behind the Brazilian duo were four Coloradons; Tanner Morelock, Dre Nubine, Zak Maytum, and Aaron Hampshire.

Emily Pross takes on Tetanus Corner
Emily Pross takes on Tetanus Corner. Pic: Marion Ross

Emily Pross was the fastest woman; a full six seconds in front of second-placed Candy Dungan, while in Luge the Spanish duo of Mikel Diez and Jan Miquel edged out Malaysian Abdil Mahdazan.

Check the full qualifying results for all categories.

Tomorrow is finals day, all results will appear live via the following links.

Morning

Afternoon

Getting shot by the cops has never been this much fun. Pic: Marion Ross
Getting shot by the cops has never been this much fun. Pic: Marion Ross