Mancuso skis Downhill in Lenzerheide, Switzerland
Mancuso skied an aggressive run and earned her first World Cup gold since 2007, finishing in 1 minute, 27.50 seconds, 0.81 seconds ahead of Lara Gut of Switzerland with World champion Elisabeth Goergl of Austria in third place.
Mancuso’s victory moved her into third in the final downhill standings, behind Vonn and Riesch.
Mancuso won two silver medal in the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, but hasn’t won a gold in four years.
She pledged half of her winner’s purse, $18,200, to help tsunami victims in Japan.
The video of her winning run is here.
She skied an amazing run in the tough light and poor conditions.