Austrian slalom skier Pranger ends injury-marred career 5 years after winning world title

Austrian slalom skier Pranger ends injury-marred career 5 years after winning world title


Former world slalom champion Pranger retires

Associated Press - 9 May 2014 04:59-04:00

INNSBRUCK, Austria (AP) — Austrian slalom skier Manfred Pranger says he is retiring, five injury-marred years after winning the world title.
The 36-year-old Pranger returned to the World Cup circuit last season following hip surgery but failed to make the Austrian team for the Sochi Olympics.
Pranger also underwent surgery on his right knee and a herniated disk in r...


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