A runner-up on Saturday, Todd Lodwick made it to the top on Sunday, winning the second competition of the FIS Summer Grand Prix in Sochi, Russia.
Lodwick ranked fifth after the large hill (140-meter) jump and used his jets in the 10 k Gundersen start to finish first in 19:39.7, beating Saturday’s winner Bernhard Gruber of Austria by 0.4 seconds. Gruber was first after the jumps and finished second overall. His Austrian teammate Tomaz Druml was third (+47.3).
American Johnny Spillane rose to seventh overall after ranking 15th in the jumps. He had the sixth-fastest race split, and teammate Taylor Fletcher was close behind in 10th.
Other North American results:
21. Bryan Fletcher (USA); 25. Wesley Savill (CAN)
The Grand Prix resumes in Oberwiesenthal, Germany, Aug. 25-26. For a schedule, click here.