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Friday, 14 March 2008
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Nick Fellows will be joined in the commentary box by Olympic Gold Medalist Antoine Deneriaz.

In the first of three Channel 4 shows on the World Cup Finals, all eyes will be on American Bode Miller and Didier Cuche4.gif as they compete for the Downhill title in the season’s final Men's Downhill race. Cuche currently leads Miller in the Downhill by five points, and Miller is looking to become the first American to win a World Cup Downhill Championship.

On the women’s side, American Lindsey Vonn has clinched the Downhill title, but is looking to extend her lead in the Overall points standings. Vonn currently leads German Maria Riesch by 157 points with four races remaining.

Didier Cuche has a sizeable lead in the Super-G points standings. Cuche currently leads German Christoph Gruber by 89 points.

Maria Riesch leads a close race in the women’s Super-G standings. Riesch currently holds a 53 point lead over Austrian Elisabeth Goergl.

This promises to be a hugely exciting finale to the speed skiing season.

Tune in Monday night for extended highlights of the men’s and women’s speed events from Bormio.

On Tuesday night, Nick Fellows will present Ski Jumping from Lillehammer, Norway. Patrick Winterton will be on hand to provide commentary on the Cross Country Sprints from Drammen, Norway in the Nordic World Cup.

Friday night, World Cup Skiing on 4 will cover the Snowboard World Cup with Parallel Giant Slalom action from Lake Placid and the Half-pipe from Calgary. Raz Cobbing will be in the commentary box for both events.

Tune into Channel 4 this week and for the remainder of the season as the thrilling 2008 World Cup comes to a close.

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