FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Winners!

Its been an epic month of ski racing so far, so lets take you through some of our highlights!

Super G – Ladies

28 year old Tina Weirather from Liechtenstein won the the season’s first Super-G race last Sunday at Lake Louise. Weirather was also last years Super-G crystal globe winner, proving herself again by barreling down the slopes in 1:18.52 seconds.

Second place went to last year’s super-G winner Lara Gut from Switzerland with a time of 1:18.63, while the super-G reigning champ Nicole Schmidhofer finished third with a time of 1:18.79.

Drama unveiled when American skier Lindsey Vonn – the all time biggest winner in the discipline, failed to finish the Super-G race after crashing for her second time this season. She unfortunately failed to keep her skis under her when taking a wide turn, resulting in a slide out.

Although Vonn had a nightmare weekend at Lake Louise, her fellow American Mikaela Shiffrin has had an impressive month, winning her first ever podium finish in the downhill race on Friday – which is huge considering she’s a slalom specialist! Shiffrin also won third place in the downhill last Saturday, and finished fifth in Sunday’s Super G.

Lake louise super-g podium
Dec 3, 2017; Lake Louise, Alberta, CAN; Lara Gut of Switzerland (left) and Tina Weirather of Liechtenstein (middle) and Nicole Schmidhofer of Austria (right) take the podium during the women’s Super G race in the 2017 FIS alpine skiing World Cup at Lake Louise Ski Resort. Mandatory Credit: Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports

Here are the full results:

Rank Athlete Country Results

1

Tina Weirather LIE 1:18.52

2

Lara Gut SUI 1:18.63

3

Nicole Schmidhofer AUT 1:18.79

4

Tessa Worley FRA 1:19.35

5

Mikaela Shiffrin USA 1:19.36

6

Johanna Schnarf ITA 1:19.40

7

Jasmine Flury SUI 1:19.44

8

Cornelia Huetter AUT 1:19.46

9

Sofia Goggia ITA 1:19.52

Giant Slalom – Mens

Marcel Hirscher dominated the Giant Slalom event at Beaver Creek, winning his 23rd career race! The 28 year old completed his two runs in 2:37.30, nearly a second fast than runner-up Henrik Kristoffersen From Norway who finished in 2:38.18, while Germany’s Stefan Luitz finished third with a time of 2:38.33. 

ski world cup winners giant slalom in beaver creek
Dec 3, 2017; Avon, CO, USA; Henrik Kristoffersen of Norway, Marcel Hirscher of Austria and Stefan Luitz of Germany on the podium after the men’s giant slalom race in the 2017 FIS alpine skiing World Cup at Beaver Creek. Mandatory Credit: Michael Madrid-USA TODAY Sports

The full results:

Rank Athlete Country Results

1

Marcel Hirscher AUT 2:37.30

2

Henrik Kristoffersen NOR 2:38.18

3

Stefan Luitz GER 2:38.33

4

Manuel Feller AUT 2:38.34

5

Justin Murisier SUI 2:38.48

6

Loic Meillard SUI 2:38.62

7

Ted Ligety USA 2:38.66

8

Filip Zubcic CRO 2:38.77

9

Matts Olsson SWE 2:38.95

 

For more results from the Ski World Cup, check out FIS SKI.

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With only two more months to go until the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, the women are heading to St Moritz, Switzerland for three Super-G races that will commence this weekend!

And Hirscher, who won a silver in the Sochi Olympic Games in 2014, will be hoping his Giant slalom win can translate into a gold this upcoming Olympics!

Wishing them good luck, go got em’!

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