Andrew Weibrecht

American Downhiller 'brothers' gain speed in Olympic season

With the Pyeongchang Olympics less than two months away, a pair of young skiers who consider themselves "brothers" shook up the struggling U.S. downhill team on Saturday.

Jared Goldberg finished a career-best ninth in the Saslong Classic downhill and teammate Bryce Bennett wasn't far behind in 11th.

Goldberg recorded the speed squad's first top-10 result of the season after six super-G and downhill races.

Team captain Steven Nyman, a three-time winner on the Saslong who is working his way back from knee surgery, couldn't have been prouder.

"They're establishing themselves in the top 30 and hopefully into the top 20 and keep chipping away and push...