‘Cabbage Boy’ Lee Sang-ho finishes ninth in snowboard World Cup season opener

Lee “Cabbage Boy” Sang-ho (Nexen) failed to advance to the quarterfinals after finishing ninth in the season opener of the FIS Snowboard World Cup 2023-24.
Lee finished ninth out of 55 competitors in the men’s parallel giant slalom at the 2023-2024 FIS Snowboard World Cup in Caretta, Italy, on Friday (Feb. 15).
Lee, who won a silver medal at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea,

finished first in the first and second qualifying periods with a combined time of 1:11.96,

giving him a chance to qualify for the event, his first of the season. 온라인카지노

However, in the best-of-16 final, he lost by 0.04 seconds to Switzerland’s Gian Casanova,

who was 16th in qualifying, and failed to advance to the quarterfinals.
Kim Sang-gyeom (Hi-one), who qualified for the round of 16 alongside Lee Sang-ho in 15th place, was also eliminated by Italy’s Edwin Corati by 0.43 seconds.

Kim finished 16th in the final standings.
Hailing from Sabuk, Gangwon Province, Lee earned the nickname “Cabbage Boy”

when he first snowboarded in elementary school on a local sled he built in a high mountain cabbage field.
Lee has won one gold, five silver, and four bronze medals in his career at the FIS World Cup.

His most recent medal was a silver in the parallel giant slalom at the World Cup in Canada in January.
The second round of the Snowboard Alpine World Cup will take place in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy, on February 17.

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