skier Josef Ferstl has set a year after the Triumph of Thomas Dreßen on the infamous “Streif” in Kitzbühel the next German exclamation mark. The 30-Year-old Hammer, the son of two-time Kitzbühel winner Sepp Ferstl, went further downhill success of the Südtirolers Dominik Paris on the strong seventh place.
“I am very satisfied with my journey, it was quite okay. If you would have told me: the Top 10 – I would have signed immediately,“ said Ferstl, who set his best career result in the downhill. “The key, the Traverse was that I took quite a lot of courage and risk – the is risen,” he said.
Ferstl was 3312 meters of 1.10 seconds behind Paris, who won for the fourth Time in the Austrian Ski Mecca. 2013 and 2017, he had triumphed in the downhill, 2015 in the Super-G., the Second world champion Beat Feuz (Switzerland/0,20), Otmar Striedinger saved as the third of the honour of Austria (0,37). Dominik Schwaiger (Königssee/1,58) was good 17.
the Olympic champion Aksel Lund Svindal (Norway) waived because of knee problems to Start, last year’s winner was Dreßen due to his cruciate ligament that was repaired only as a spectator. “I think Beppi is super driven, I am brutal for him,” said dressen in the ZDF about a team-mate Ferstl. The Swede Alexander Köll with the high start number 45 crashed on the final jump, hard, and remained first. He had to be flown in by helicopter.