The spectators in Schladming celebrated Felix Neureuther, even without a best time for a win and the best German ski racers waved goodbye taken in the masses. Perhaps a ranking of eight at the flood light was to be racing in front of 45 000 spectators on Tuesday night actually, the last drive in front of such a backdrop in Austria for the 34-Year-old - if he's actually after the world Cup Slalom on December 17. February ends as a tabloid claimed earlier. "It will show up. I will soon give a decision," said Neureuther ORF. "But it was today, it was sensational."
Alpine chef Wolfgang Maier knew nothing of a Goodbye of his best in years driver. "I can say nothing of a farewell. What are the Kronen Zeitung says, we can't help it," said Maier after the world Cup dress rehearsal in the Slalom.
"I'm physically hard on the fight," says Neureuther
19 days before the world Cup decision Neureuther was noted again, how much strength and energy have cost him the last few months and how big is the gap to the shape of the front of the cruciate ligament. "I'm been physically hard on the fight. The power in so difficult conditions is noticeable," he said. "With the first pass I can't be satisfied, but the second was definitely a step in the right direction," he said to the BR.
Neureuther ruined a better placement with a weak first round, in which he caught recently more often not a good material to vote. "I was, in the end, no chance," he said, "I just built absolutely no Grip."
Since the Comeback after a long injury break he is looking for the right Setup and meant to have it in Kitzbühel found. Dominik Stehle took to his Out there in Schladming, now ranked 22, but may plan for a journey to the world Cup.
Hirscher wins his 68. Race in the world Cup
Hirscher celebrated his third victory at the spectacular night Event, and his 68. in the world Cup overall. Recently, the seven-time overall have to give champion twice Clement Noel had beaten. The young Frenchman missed the hat-Trick to Wengen and Kitzbühel, because he landed in the first round. On Alexis Pinturault from France to rank two Hirscher had already 1.21 seconds lead. Third place Daniel Yule of Switzerland.