The 2013-2014 Audi FIS World Cup tour came to a close today in Lenzerheide (SUI) with the last race of the season going to Anna Fenninger, who won not only the ladies’ giant slalom race 0.25 seconds ahead of teammate Eva-Maria Brem, but she also earned the Small Globe in addition to formally being handed the Big Globe as the season’s best overall skier.
It was a banner day for Austrian Marcel Hirscher. Coming down the mountain as the last racer in the Season Final slalom race in Lenzerheide (SUI), Hirscher topped German Felix Neureuther by 0.76 seconds and earned the slalom season title. The Small Globe was awarded just before Hirsher was formally awarded the Big Globe for the overall season title, which he secured after yesterday’s giant slalom.
Mikaela Shiffrin celebrated her 19th birthday week in style at the Finals this week in Lenzerheide (SUI), winning the Season Title in slalom after also taking the victory in today’s race by a hefty 1.44 second margin. It was her fifth slalom win of the season on the World Cup tour.
Today in Lenzerheide, there was no talk of globes and titles as the athletes took a break from securing World Cup discipline points to take part in the Nation’s Team Event. In the final, it was the second-seeded Swiss team of Denise Feierabend, Wendy Holdener, Luca Aerni and Reto Schmidiger edging the U.S. team
It was a double victory for Lara Gut today at the super-G final in Lenzerheide (SUI). The Swiss racer thrilled the home crowd under beautiful sunny skies after winning not only the race by a 0.61 margin, but also taking home the globe as the best overall super-G ladies’ skier for the 2013-14 season.