Riders in this news : Henrik KRISTOFFERSEN
Austrian veteran Mario Matt caused a sensation on Saturday, winning the men’s slalom and taking his first Olympic medal at the age of 34 ahead of favourite Marcel Hirscher. The young Norwegian Henrik Kristoffersen is taking bronze at 0.83sec. The racer from Team Rossignol has already signed four podiums in World Cup slalom this season including one victory in Schladming.
*The quote of the champion
“I thought the medals are gone so I have to just ski well and not embarrass myself one more time. I was pretty smart, I think. I’m only smart when I’m skiing.”
*The number: 19
At 19 years old, the young Norwegian has already taken away two titles of Junior World Champion in Combined and in Giant slalom, two silver medals in Slalom and in Combined. He also counts 4 podiums in World Cup including one victory.
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