Soaring start |

Soaring start

Preston Utley/Vail DailyAmerican Steve Nyman flies on the downhill course during World cup racing at Beaver Creek, Colo. Thursday morning. He was in second place in the super-combined, behind Swiss racer Didier Cuche, after the downhill. Marco Buechel of Liechtenstein was third. The event continues Thursday afternoon with the slalom.