VIDEO : Marion Rolland, 2nd of Schladming's downhill

Mar 14, 2012

VIDEO : Marion Rolland, 2nd of Schladming's downhill

Riders in this news :  Marion ROLLAND

During the finals of Schladming and for the last downhill of the season, Marion Rolland (Rossignol) offers herself the first podium of her carrer. “It is crazy, it’s better that we can imagine, it’s fantastic! My season was good and I’m very happy to finish on the podium.”

It’s a second place behind the fabulous Lindsey Vonn, who won the ranking of the speciality, and ahead Tina Maze. “To be behind Lindsey, it’s like a victory because she is very stronger!”, said Marion after the race.

This season, she made good results near the podium: 5th in Sochi, 9th in Saint-Moritz. The skier of les Deux-Alpes marks her territory on the place where will take place the World championships next year: “My two best results of the season are in Sochi and in Schladming so I think it’s a good thing for the future! I want to make better next year!

Please note for the boys, the excellent 4th place of Didier Defago. Injured last winter, he made a nice season including his victory in Bormio in December.

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