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Four Hills: Prevc soars to victory in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

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By Euronews
Four Hills: Prevc soars to victory in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

<p>Peter Prevc produced a gigantic second jump en route to winning the second leg of the prestigious Four Hills Ski jumping tournament at the German resort of Garmisch-Partenkirchen.</p> <p>The Overall World Cup leader posted 133.5 meters in his first effort but then soared to 136 metres to claim his fourth win from the past five world cup events.</p> <p>After his third place finish in the opening four hills leg in Oberstdorf the Slovenian tops the tournament standings with two stops left.</p> <p>Kenneth Gangnes of Norway recorded a second effort of 134 meters to add to his 132 metres in the first heat.</p> <p>His second score propelled him up the leaderboard and onto the second spot of the Garmisch-Partenkirchen podium.</p> <p>Rounding out that podium was leg one winner from three days ago, Severin Freund of Germany.</p> <p>He was second after the first heat but a leap of 132.5 meters left him down in third.</p> <p>He is now second in the Four Hills standings with the next leg taking place on Sunday at the Austrian resort of Innsbruck</p>