Austrian Marcel Hirscher continued his dominance in Alta Badia (ITA) as the defending World Cup Overall winner, took home his fourth straight giant slalom victory on the Gran Risa course.
The Italian ski resorts located in the beautiful Dolomites in South Tyrol have long played a crucial role in establishing December as a strong part of the World Cup tour.
Like with teams and athletes, the foundation for a successful winter are made in the summer. One part of the preparation for the FIS team is the official FIS inspection that takes place at almost every World Cup venue.
Marcel Hirscher (AUT) skied to his fifth season victory after a fantastic second run led him to the Audi FIS World Cup giant slalom win in Alta Badia (ITA).
Men’s World Cup competition continued in the Dolomites Sunday with the third day of racing dominated by Marcel Hirscher. The Austrian overall champ was again superb, commanding a third victory in four giant slaloms this season.