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Editorial Special Topic, Schladming 2012 Alpine Ski World Cup Finals
Max Valle
Max Valle
Giornalista professionista

photo by FIS Alpine World Cup

Finally Grand'Italia in super-G in Schladming: Innerhofer first, fourth Marsaglia!

buona prova di Innerhofer
Christof Innerhofer

is back. The world champion has won the specialty men's super-G in Schladming, with only 2 cents ahead of the Frenchman Alexis Pinturault and 6 of a sensational Marcel Hirscher.

Innerhofer is the first World Cup victory in this event, the third overall, but for the first podium in super-G and Pinturault Hirscher on a track that favored the very angled gigantism, or at least the good ones in the curve as Inner. The Austrian is now the favorite for the overall World Cup: Swiss Beat Feuz has indeed fallen out and Hirscher comes close to 75 points but also has provided his two favorite races, giant slalom, to overcome it. Italy this year in super-G was only the sixth place in Crans Montana Innerhofer as a single set in the ten, now also in the top ten square Matteo Marsaglia, as in super quarter of Sochi, the twenty-fifth instead of Peter Fill. Inner That is the fourth season win in the men's field for Italy. The cup of specialty is the Norwegian Aksel Lund Svindal, the sixteenth day, in his last race in speed Didier Cuche was ninth at the finish line and picks the homage of the public.

"I came down with the number 8 and is passed to the command for two cents. Then I waited to see what was going on with others. It 'was a great thrill, after an unlucky season: my heart was beating 190 an hour. " So a beaming Christof Innerhofer after the first win of the season on the track where next year he will defend his world title. "I did very well the upper part of the track, a track that's really hard Planai. The advantage I have accumulated the there. conditions, with sun and hard snow, were perfect. Below there was instead some small mistakes. am so happy and I dedicate this victory to all those who were behind me now. "

Matteo Marsaglia is rather vague regret for the podium for 16 cents: "I came to the last four ports in a different light and suddenly I'm stuck. intraversarmi I started, too bad because I lost half a second and probably the win. I do not know what happened to me, I have lost a great opportunity and I'm sorry, it could be my big day. remains good performance, next year I hope to get on the podium this year I had two fourth place finishes and can be enough.