In the success of the Swiss high-flyer Marco Zermatt, the 33-year-old German ranked fifth on Sunday. The Norwegian Aleksander Almost Wilde was second in front of Austria’s Olympic champ Matthias Mayer.
It was a run that had lots of attacking. All in all an excellent start to the Super G season, stated Sander. Simon Ocher (14th), Rome Baumann (17th), Josef First (27th) and returnee Thomas Green (31st) rounded off the satisfying overall outcome. Luis Vogt retired after a driving mistake.
A battle in between Zermatt and Wilde around the large crystal ball indicated early in winter season. Wilde had actually won the departure the day previously. Zermatt commemorated his 2nd win of the season on Sunday and expanded the lead in the total World Cup.
heavy fall overshadow races
The race was overshadowed by a serious fall of the Swiss Mauro Cavities.
A duel between Zermatt and Wilde around the big crystal ball showed early in winter season. Zermatt commemorated his second win of the season on Sunday and broadened the lead in the total World Cup.
The race was eclipsed by an extreme fall of the Swiss Mauro Cavities. The 34-year-old Speed expert knocked his head onto the icy slopes and crashed into the catch nets. Cavities was only able to get up again after around 10 minutes. A rescue helicopter transported the Swiss bleeding on the face.
The Super-G might have been the last race in Lake Louise. The organizers have actually long been battling with financial problems. The chances are low to return to Lake Louise in the future, said IS race director Markus Walker on the weekend.