Viktoria rebensburg is back on track. After narrowly missing out on victory in the giant slalom world Cup from Courchevel, the German skier was upset in the goal outlet although short, was blowing strongly, and put its head in disappointment in the back of the neck. With her second place behind American Mikaela Shiffrin became the upper Bavarian friends, but it quickly and was able to laugh at the award ceremony. “That feels good,” she said on Friday in France to their first podium placing in the discipline, and rejoiced with the feeling to go into the short Christmas break. “This is really beautiful, I had had in the last few years, never.”
14 hundredths of a seconds behind Rebensburg in difficult conditions with lots of snowfall and poor visibility to square one. Third world champion Tessa Worley from France. After a feeble giant slalom-autumn, with a ranking of four to start the season in Sölden and a bitter failure in Killington (United States) “I’m glad it finally worked out, to be on the Podium”.
Rebensburg was started when Leading after the first round in the finals, was their small lead of just 0.08 seconds. “Vicky has made a few mistakes, because I might have had a little bit of luck”, said Shiffrin. The world Cup overall leader is at the age of only 23 years, with 49 Wins and could catch up in the Slalom on Saturday (10.30/13.30/ARD/Eurosport) and Alberto Tomba (50) in the all-time best list. In the case of women only Vreni Schneider (Switzerland/55), Annemarie Moser-Pröll (Austria/62) and teammate Lindsey Vonn (82) more often than Shiffrin.
“in The beginning annoys you, of course, if things get so tight,” said Rebensburg in the TV channel ORF. You have not found in the upper part of the due to the conditions already shortened the route to the rhythm. “In Courchevel, I have done me but is actually always hard, I have no good memories of the hillside,” said the 29-Year-old.
a milestone in their career must Rebensburg wait: With a success, the 15. in the giant slalom, she would become the sole third in the discipline rankings behind Schneider (20) and Moser-Pröll (16). In addition, you would be with the 17. Success in the German ranking list and closer to the third Hilde Gerg (20) rank-placed.