OAR/OSLO: Henrik Kristoffersen was third after the first game of the world cup-storslalåmen. In the second half, however, there was no one who was able to hang with the tempo of the Norwegian.
Norwegian had to sit and bite my fingernails in the target area and dared hardly to follow when the two behind him went down in the second half. It is held in lots and Kristoffersen cheered violently for their very first world cup medal, which was of the noblest sort.
- It is more nerve-wracking to wait than when I am standing at the starting line. Then I get not done something, " Kristoffersen.
Kristoffersen took the time to thank the people that have helped him forward to the world CHAMPIONSHIP gold, and both the family and others who have helped him on the road after the race.
- When you have three fjerdeplasser in a row in the world cup, with a few hundredths each time, you have not won a race in over a year and not the giant slalom since Meribel in 2015 and you have worked so hard in all the years you have held for and against a lot of odds so successful it is final, " says Kristoffersen.
- There are some that have a little more money to spend in the alpinverden than we have. It is a big thank you to all who are close to me. Without fattern and Rossignol, Red Bull, my family and my girlfriend Tonje that stands up half five so that I can stand up to five and make breakfast and everything. She does everything for me and fattern do everything for me, and muttern allows fattern do it. It is them this is for. Rælingen strength training and all that has helped me, continues the Norwegian.
See gullomgangen to Kristoffersen in the video below.GOLD: - He impresses particularly where there win. He takes down the giants and take his first world cup gold. It is completely, totally raw, " says The expert Kjetil André Aamodt. Henrik Kristoffersen is the world champion in giant slalom! Video: NRK Show more
the 24-year-old has not been there to vote in the previous world cup, but in Vein there was the full flap on the first try for the licence. Afterwards, he said the team around him for the win.time
It was time for a medal. I have worked so hard with dad and Rossignol made. It was so good. The key today was just to give everything, " said Kristoffersen to the organizer immediately after the gold was secured.
- at Home in Norway salts we are not trails as much as here, and I have not trained on it, but I just gave gas, he said about his impressive driving in finaleløypa.
It was going to be a fierce duel against the French Alexis Pinturault and austrian Marcel Hirscher. Between the three boasts the only 18 hundredths after the first half of the Oar.Superstjerna critical. And now shall it be even worse
None of the two managed to hang with Kristoffersen in the lower part of the trail. First out was Marcel Hirscher. The austrian rose on the top, but couldn't match the pace of the Kristoffersen at the bottom. It was Pinturault. Thus, it was austrian silver and French bronze.
After the race was, naturally enough, all impressed by the Kristoffersens drive. The expert Kjetil André Aamodt was particularly impressed by how Kristoffersen drove in the lower part of the trail, where it was expected that more fartssterke Hirscer and Pinturault would have an advantage.
He impresses particularly where there win. He takes down the giants and take his first world cup gold. It is completely, totally raw, " says Aamodt.Good Norwegian effort
Leif Kristian Nestvold-the-Hill took the bronze in the last world cup, but got his medaljehåp destroyed by an early error which cost around one second. He was in goal 1,38 seconds behind the leader after the first place.
In the second he ran well, but had to see Marco Schwarz sneak past him when he drove into the goal. Nevertheless, advanced 31-year-old and eventually became number seven.
Rasmus Windingstad did a good figure and was up from a 15. space for a 13.space.
Aleksander Aamodt Source ran out.A whole nation holding its breath: "Is he healthy enough?"