What we learnt from Val d’Isere…


by Pete Davies December 08, 2016 1 Comment

Norwegians are fast!

Kjetil Jansrud was the king of speed in Val d’Isere. The Norwegian won the Super G and Downhill races on the O.K course. He showed great strength and tactical nouse to navigate through technically challenging slope. Aksel Lund Svindal came back from injury to finish second in the Super G and third in the downhill.

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France loves GS

Allez les Bleus! Was the chant of Sunday’s GS race. Mathieu Faivre got his first ever World Cup win in front of a home crowd in front of Austria’s Marcel Hirshcer by 0.49 seconds. Teammate Alexis Pinturault was third place with Thomas Fanara fourth and Victor Muffat Jeandet fifth. An incredible result on home soil!

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The O.K. course is great for men’s speed events

Due to Beaver Creek and Lake Louise being cancelled in November for the men’s tour, Val d’Isere was chosen as the replacement for the speed races and GS in North America. The O.K. course is normally used for the women and some touted it as easy. However the athletes were pleasantly surprised by the difficulty of the terrain and course.

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Still no Austrian speed win!

Austria haven't had a speed win since the 7th March 2015 when Hannes Reichelt won the Kvitfell downhill in Norway. Val d’sere wasn’t spectacular for them either! Max Franz was the best placed Austrian in the Super G, he was 10th place. It looked even worse in the downhill with Mathias Mayer only managing 17th. The old powerhouse team doesn’t have the pace right now!

Jitloff hitting it off on Croc

American GS skier was lying in 26th after the first run in Val d’Isere. He was the only guy on the start list on Croc skis and managed to move up the leaderboard on the second run. In the end the US ski team member was 18th. A good result to build from for the rest of the season!


Hirscher still top of the overall

There is still plenty to shout about for Austrian ski fans though! Hirscher still leads the overall World Cup standings after Val d’sere. The Atomic skier is 80 points ahead of Jansrud going into a technical weekend in Val d’Isere. Last weekend Hirscher was second place in the GS and finished 13th in the Super G. If he wins the overall again it’ll be his sixth straight title.

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