Michelle Gisin in the downhill of Val Gardena double attention – because they had been in the first two runs of the winter on the podium in a speed race now to the circle of favourites. And because her brother Marc was on Saturday on the same route had a bad fall.
The most Important thing: Michelle Gisin reached the finish without any major problems. 1.55 seconds lost at the end to the winner of Ilka Stuhec, that was enough to place 18. After that, the angel girl from each of the fast sections and language that they had become after a good Start to become increasingly unsettled, and on the ideal line have stapled. "I almost wanted to ride on the waves. As I clenched it to me, and passed through."
Video: a heavy fall of Marc Gisin Marc Gisin comes on the Saslong. (Video: SRF)
The result was for the 25-Year-old, for once, is secondary. "It went a lot better today. I've been trying for Marc, the Positive of this route, to take, to force some kind of reconciliation," she told SRF. You don't need normally a lot of time to get used to a new track – the women drove for the first time since 1970 on the Saslong–, "otherwise, all this in the last two years would not have been possible". Finally, many of the competitor were already for many years in the speed range on the road. "Here it was for me, but very difficult." You don't have felt on Monday in the first two Trainings, "even so, as I otherwise feel on the track".
Created: 18.12.2018, 14:02 p.m.