Viktoria rebensburg became the world Cup giant slalom from Courchevel Second and celebrated the first podium result in their discipline this season. The best German skier was defeated on Friday only by Mikaela Shiffrin from the United States to 0.14 seconds.

In difficult conditions with lots of snowfall and poor visibility, the 29-Year-old couldn’t save their lead after the first passage in front of the Olympic champion to the finish. Third world champion Tessa Worley from France.

“At 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. I’m still glad that it has now become at last the Podium,” said the 29-Year-old.

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