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20/Dec/2011

VIDEO : Marie-Michele Gagnon 9th in Flachau « A nice Christmas gift »

Riders in this news :  Marie-Michele GAGNON

9th after Flachau's slalom, Marie-Michele Gagnon was satisfied of his result : “I’m happy to be on the Top 10, it’s really a good result. To be in the Top 5, I must have better bibs but I am in progress and I’m happy. And when you ask the Canadian what we can wish to her for the next year, she answer : “I must stop to bit my nails !” Funny.

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18/Dec/2011

Jean-Baptiste Grange after giant slalom in Alta Badia

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This morning, first run of giant slalom was complicated for Jean-Baptiste Grange : “It was hard, the run wasn’t clear. I didn’t have the good rhythm but I’m in a special time after my shoulder’s surgery. The season is not finish, there are many competitions this winter.”

Physically “it’s better and better, I still have a backache but I make progress. Two months ago, I was unable to take a start in World Cup. In Beaver Creek, I shown it was possible to be good. I have to remain concentrated.”

And for the slalom ? “I am confident, I like this slope !”

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16/Dec/2011

VIDEO : Didier Defago describes Val Gardena's slope

Riders in this news :  Didier DEFAGO

Before the downhill on Saturday, Didier Defago explains the particularity of the Saslong's slope.

“Hello everybody, we are in Val Gardena, a particularly slope. There are no big difficulties but it’s hard to be fast. On the top of the slope, there are two jumps and after a long glide part. After, you must dare in the two walls. It’s more technical before the “Camel Humps”. You must jump over three bumps in two times. Then, the slope moves a lot in the Ciaslat. Here you can make the difference and takes speed for the end.”

 

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16/Dec/2011

VIDEO : Matteo Marsaglia after Val Gardena's Super G

Riders in this news :  Matteo MARSAGLIA

 

The Italian Matteo Marsaglia continues his progress in World Cup. In Val Gardena, in bad conditions, he finishes 23th (+1'44 from the leader).

“I’m happy today especially in this slope and with this snow. It was difficult and the goal was to be at the best place and today, it’s quite good. I don’t like these conditions, the flat, the soft snow… The beginning of the season was complicated for me but my results aren’t so bad. Tomorrow for downhill, it will be still hard but for the next race in Bormio it would be better”

 

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15/Dec/2011

VIDEO : Innerhofer's feelings in Val Gardena

Riders in this news :  Christof INNERHOFER

VIDEO. Christof Innerhofer explains his feelings after the second training in Val Gardena and talks about the super G tomorrow.

 

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