Ski fans wait near the finish area for the start of the Women's Giant Slalom FIS Ski World Cup, in ski resort Jasna, near Liptovsky Mikulas, Slovakia, on March 05, 2016. AFP / JOE KLAMAR
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The first World Cup race in the Low Tatras mountains since 1984 was called off Saturday because of strong wind, forcing the women's giant slalom to be rescheduled for Monday.The race on Monday will come one day after a slalom on the same course.It's the final weekend of technical races before the World Cup finals in St. Moritz, Switzerland, in two weeks.Interest in Alpine skiing got a boost in Slovakia this season after Petra Vlhova won her first career World Cup race in December and Veronika Velez-Zuzulova triumphed in back-to-back slaloms the following month.
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