Riders in this news : Henrik KRISTOFFERSEN
Born in 1994, Henrik Kristoffersen is a young Norwegian who improves day by day his level in World Cup. This year, in slalom, he ends fifth time in the Top 20. After his 17th rank for his first Kitzbühel, Henrik is now qualified for the Schladming World Championships in slalom.
During Maribor Giant Slalom in Slovenia, Lindsey Vonn takes the wins ahead of Tina Maze. At home, Maze ends second but secures the crystal globe of the speciality. Anna Fenninger completes the podium.
Results are satisfying for Team Rossignol with three girls in Top 10. Jessica Lindell-Vikarby ends 5th, her best season result in Giant Slalom, and she signs her 4th Top 10. We have to note the nice performance of Anémone Marmottan who has known a complicated beginning of season. The French racer realized the second time of the second run and ends 7th. Her teammate Tessa Worley finishes finally 9th.
Canadian’s Manuel Osborne-Paradis and Jan Hudec have finished 10th and 18th of the Downhill in Kitzbühel. They explain why this place is so special and why it’s amazing for a World Cup racer.
Italian’s Dominik Paris wins the downhill ahead of Erik Guay and Hannes Reichelt. Rossi’s athlete Manuel Osborne-Paradis attacked from the back once again to jump into 10thplace after starting 40th. Jan Hudec ends finally 18th.
Pictures Credit : Pentaphoto/Alpine Canada
Riders in this news : Christof INNERHOFER
Rossignol’s athlete Christof Innerhofer ends third of the Super G in Kitzbühel after his victory in Downhill last week in Wengen. It’s his third podium in Super G after his victory in Schladming in 2012 and his third place in Are in 2009. Norway’s Aksel Lund Svindal wins the race ahead of the young Matthias Mayer. It was the last Super G before the World Championships in Schladming. Christof Innerhofer, Super G World Champion 2011, was very satisfied to be on the podium here in Kitzbühel for the first time.
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