Anna Swenn-Larsson's journey to get to it in the world CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019 have been like for the Åre organizers. It has not been easy.
In the many years she has been there, a little over Frida Hansdotter, in the shadow of the best". For a while she was totally out in the dark.
Anna Swenn-Larsson took his first podium finish in the world cup just in Åre for almost five years ago, the only other came in a couple of weeks ago. In between, a meningitis, and then a total failure of the season has been the moddig snow for her development.
given up, always believed in himself. She has for several years laboured on with his career like the world CUP organizers in the last weeks of battling the weather.
finally the breakthrough came. When Anna Swenn-Larsson was at the start of the world CUP-slalomen she was exactly where she wanted to be.
On the home front. With good form, a recent second-place finish in the world cup and its once in a lifetime chance to take his first major medal.
The combination may get and it is scary easy to burn that kind of location. Easy to be a coward and see how time and chance will disappear in försiktighetens rides.
chickened nothing. She gave everything, she gave herself a chance and she took it.
Mikaela Shiffrin was under the weather but it didn't matter. The suveränen went nothing to do. The fourth consecutive world CHAMPIONSHIPS gold medal in the slalom was the second gold in Åre and there is nothing other than amazing. Shiffrin is without a doubt one of alpinhistoriens largest. And she is only 23 years old.
It says a lot about what Frida Hansdotter did last year when she won the OLYMPIC gold medal.
Anna Swenn-Larsson has never been a winner in the world cup. Things like that played no part in the world CUP.
Anna Swenn-Larsson did not feel that a medal hopes. Like played even less of a role.
Saturday's slalom, ”there are many people who have so much more experience than I have, who has supplied under pressure so many times”.
Before the second run she was runner-up and the issue was the mental feeling that would take over.
the Press and managing the risk to miss its once in a lifetime chance. Or the possibility to enjoy the situation and see the chance to get to experience their idrottslivs greatest moment. Her smile up at the start between these two gave a hint of things to come.
the Runner-up who sat at Anna Swenn-Larsson's name after her second year was an obvious answer. The figure held after the senior Wendy Holdeners year.
is still not the medal. It is the journey that has taken Anna Swenn-Larsson hit that is the big story.
The impressive journey will inspire other athletes who are about to knock through when the big struggles, instead turning to.
Then you have every right to moping together, feeling sorry for yourself and swear over the conditions. But there is a way out of the darkness for those who believe in the light.
And there are lots of mental coaches and idrottspsykologer in the industry and many are certainly good but few have the experience that Anna Swenn-Larsson.
it feels when no longer congratulate or ask why. She can tell you how it is when the ambient silence of sync with their own disappointment.
Others can help and support and advise you and be available down in the downswing but the most hard, difficult, backbreaking work-up just can the athlete do for yourself.
Anna Swenn-Larsson made it and on Saturday 16 February 2019 came the big reward.
Anna Swenn-Larsson is 27 years old and second best in the entire slalomvärlden.
Her achievement becomes even more of Frida Hansdotter burned his medaljchans, she was fifth, and that it was the penultimate day of the race. The threat to Sweden would end up without a medal in her home world CUP hung in Åre-clouds over the national team.
Then gave Anna Swenn-Larsson out of his hemmabacke.
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