Carlo Janka sneaking through the target area of Lake Louise. Fortieth or podium? His face is not shown. It is the Latter, place 3, for the first Time on the podium for almost three years, and the 3. Rank in the downhill of Aspen.
It was almost miraculous what has happened this week in the canadian Rocky Mountains, at the season opener of the speed driver. Janka was flown to North America, without knowing whether "it's all about", so said the Swiss on Saturday. The back caused him to, once again, a lot of problems in the preparation, with 20 instead of 40 ski days he had traveled.
"To the rides, it can be hardly located."Carlo Janka
It was then excellent, in both Trainings, the 33-Year-old was the fastest. The Ski would stop running well, said the stoic Grisons only, "to the rides, it can also have hardly any". On the day of the race, he proved that it had to be been significantly more than just the Ski. The same time, with Beat Feuz, he was third, only beaten by Germany's Thomas Dressen and the South Tyrolean Dominik Paris.
And it seemed to on this magnificently beautiful day of skiing, as you would look forward to all the opponents with the least Suffering, whose back began to tweak, as in the 2012/13 season, the Giant slalom ski for longer, the Radius and the strain on the upper body larger and larger. In 2011, a year after his dream of the winter by winning the overall world Cup and Olympic gold in the giant slalom in Vancouver, he had to leave due to heart rhythm disorders to undergo surgery. Then the troubles came back, the co-determined every the summer program.
Janka toiled in the weight room, and laid the Basis for
In October 2017 crack the right cruciate ligament. And this summer, the back came back again with severe pain, Janka had to cancel the Training. Prior to that, but he had worked hard in the weight room as for a long time, because the physique had been in the last Winter of its largest mortgage. He laid the Foundation that he needed for the Coup. "I have not doubted that I can still Ski. This has to be just right in the frame," said Janka, the frame, the physical condition of the layer. The agreed surprisingly well.
As Janka in the finish area, came Kjetil Jansrud started, the downhill world champion from Are. The Norwegian stretched out his arms and hugged Janka. This said: "He is from my Generation, we always had a good exchange, and now he could congratulate, once again, to me. And all the others who congratulated, did well from the age of pity." The word doesn't like it, says but what is the Janka: a veteran. A, wondered recently whether his body is made for these loads on the track. The response was impressive.
Dressens perfect Comeback
Janka podium was not the only miraculous story that day. Thomas Dressen wrote the other. A year ago, the German was brought down in Beaver Creek terribly. Cross strap, Inner and outer meniscus, ligament, cartilage Everything was gone. In addition, it had joined in the overthrow of the left shoulder from the socket, the 26-Year-old a dislocated still on the runway, the surgery she had to be, as well as the right knee. Now the return of the Kitzbühel winner of 2018 followed. Dressen celebrated in Lake Louise, his third victory in the world Cup.
on the Wednesday after the first practice he was not sure whether or not he should compete, a cold him to. He should not have regretted his Start. So two drivers were the major figures that were traveled without expectations to Canada. Maybe that was just the secret of your success.
Created: 30.11.2019, 22:21 PM