Emily Sweeney was the top U.S. finisher, placing seventh. Summer Britcher of the U.S. struggled in her first run and finished last in a 28-racer field, yet remained third in the seasonlong standings — two spots ahead of Sweeney.
In the men’s race later Friday, Russia’s Roman Repilov rallied in the second heat to hold off Germany’s Felix Loch for the win. Italy’s Dominik Fischnaller was third and first-heat leader Johannes Ludwig of Germany slipped to fourth.
Tucker West led the Americans, placing eighth.