With his victory in the Slalom in Adelboden Marcel Hirscher has set two records: It was not only his ninth world Cup victory, but also his 16. Podium-place in the Swiss world Cup place. Both no skier in front of the Austrians.

Hirscher benefited in his 67. World Cup victory by the failure of the after the first round, leading Marco Black. On the second place, the Frenchman Clement Noel (+ 0.50 seconds) landed third in the Norwegian Henrik Kristofferson (+ 0.71 seconds). Only the day before, Hirscher had brought in with the success in the giant slalom for his eighth victory on the Chuenisbärgli.

steal hopes, Neureuther grumbles

In the German camps, there was reason to celebrate: Dominik Stehle was the Eleventh with his best result of the season half the world Norm. Felix Neureuther came in only on place 15. “I’ve done a bit of damage limitation,” said the 34-Year-old, after he had made good in the second passage at least twelve places, “but all in all, I can’t be satisfied. There is much work still ahead of me”.

With subdued performances, as in the first run of “you win no flower pot”, said Neureuther: “I have other claims, because everything just comes together: head, body, Material. I have to fight, fight and fight, then the results will come back.”


Sam Yoon has many years of experiences in journalism. He has covered such areas as information technology, science, sports and politics. Yoon can be reached at 82-2-6956-6698.