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Kristoffersen Wins Bansko Giant Slalom Race, Hirscher Takes Crystal Globe

In Åre Henrik Kristoffersen found his way back to the top of the podium earning his first World Championship medal ahead of his main contender: Marcel Hirscher. A few days after in Bansko Kristoffersen again top the podium  +0.04 sec. ahead of Hirscher. Thomas Fanara of France finished in third place (+0.39). Henrik Kristoffersen only World Cup victory in the Giant Slalom came in Méribel on 21 March 2015 despite he has claimed 16 World Cup podiums in the discipline.  Until today, Marcel Hirsc...
Tags: France, Sport, Skiing, Bulgaria, Lindsey Vonn, Bansko, Meribel, Marcel Hirscher, Henrik Kristoffersen, Hirscher, Ingemar Stenmark, St Moritz, Ted Ligety, Alta Badia, Thomas Fanara, Adelboden

Marcel Hirscher Wins World Cup GS in Adelboden

It was a very exciting race, full of goosebumps moments, on the Chuenisbärgli in Adelboden. The Audi FIS Ski World Cup giant slalom race ended with Marcel Hirscher grabbing a 4th win in this discipline on this course, winning ahead of Henrik Kristoffersen and Thomas Fanara.After the first run, Norwegian tech whiz Henrik Kristoffersen was leading a tight field, with Marcel Hirscher (+0.12) and Alexis Pinturault (+0.18) not far behind. So all racers had to push hard in the second round, and the...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Switzerland, Fis, Oslo, Marcel Hirscher, Henrik Kristoffersen, Alta Badia, Thomas Fanara, Ski Switzerland, Adelboden, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Giant Slalom, Alexis Pinturault

Another Victory for King Marcel Hirscher in the Giant Slalom of Alta Badia

The Austrian phenom dominated today's race on the Gran Risa slope to take a record sixth straight win in the Alta Badia GS. Hirscher ends up with a massive 2.53 seconds ahead of Thomas Fanara, with Alexis Pinturault 2.69 behind in third. Hirscher already built up a healthy lead after the first run as he was ahead of Matts Olsson by a solid 0-94 margin. Third place after the first run was the Swiss surprise Marco Odermatt, who ultimately attacked the second run a little too hard and did not finis...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Italy, Fis, Marcel Hirscher, Olsson, Hirscher, Ski Italy, Alta Badia, Thomas Fanara, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Giant Slalom, Alexis Pinturault, Stenmark

Second French Podium Sweep of the Season. Marcel Hirscher Grabs Giant Slalom Crystal Globe

The French men dominated today’s Audi FIS World Cup Season Final Giant Slalom as Thomas Fanara paved the way for a French podium sweep. He edged teammate Alexis Pinturault by 0.02 seconds and Mathieu Faivre by 0.14 seconds. It was the second French podium sweep of the season as they also finished 1-2-3 in the alpine combined in Kitzbühel, which was the first sweep for the nation in 46 years."It's just an amazing feeling to get my first career victory", said Fanara. "To share this with my tea...
Tags: Austria, Switzerland, Audi, Fis, Kitzbuhel, Marcel Hirscher, Hirscher, Thomas Fanara, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, 2015-2016 Winter Season, Alpine Skiing, Alexis Pinturault, Pinturault, Mathieu Faivre, Fanara

Alexis Pinturault Wins Hinterstoder Giant Slalom

Alexis Pinturault, who is definitively in the flow since his last Giant Slalom win in Naeba and his win in the Alpine Combined race & standings in Chamonix, was unbeatable on the Austrian course of Hinterstoder and clocked the fastest time in the addition of both runs. "This win was unexpected", said Pinturault. "Especially after the big mistake I did right before the flat part. It’s never good to do mistakes before flats! I wasn’t sure it would be enough, but in the end, I was peasently surpri...
Tags: Solden, Chamonix, Marcel Hirscher, Hirscher, Alexis, Ski Austria, Alta Badia, Beaver Creek, Thomas Fanara, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, 2015-2016 Winter Season, Giant Slalom, Alexis Pinturault, Hinterstoder, Naeba

US Skier Ligety Wins Season-Opening World Cup Giant Slalom

Ted Ligety of the United States won the season-opening men's giant slalom on Sunday for his 25th career World Cup victory. The Olympic and world champion held on to his first-run lead to beat Thomas Fanara of France by 0.15 and Marcel Hirscher of Austria by 0.17.
Tags: France, US, Austria, United States, Marcel Hirscher, Ted Ligety, Ligety, Thomas Fanara