It had been a long time coming, but Aksel Lund Svindal could not be denied. The Viking claimed his first Kitzbuehel win Friday (Jan 25) winning the super G on an overcast day that dissolved the clarity of vision. He had never won in either of the sports two biggest weekends - Wengen and Kitzbuehel - and he had started 33 races here.
“You hear it in every interview,” Svindal said.”Today I've managed to take the pressure and use it.”
The surprise of the day was in second where the fastest Austrian of the day was none of the favored skiers, but 22 year old Matthias Mayer with his first World Cup podium.Continue reading 'Svindal gets his 1st Kitzbuehel win in SG' Print This Post