Tina Weirather spent the perfect weekend in Val d’Isere, clinching her first giant slalom World Cup victory while seizing the reins in the race for the overall big globe.
Marianne Kaufmann-Abderhalden came of age in Val d’Isère to snatch her maiden World Cup victory and surprise the favourites on the OK piste on Saturday.
The jury made the decision to cancel the third and final training run and use the whole day to best prepare the piste for tomorrow's race.
Switzerland's Dominique Gisin set the pace of the second downhill training in a time of 1:49.07. She was followed by USA's Lindsey Vonn in second position, just 0.04 seconds adrift, while Slovenia's Tina Maze took 3rd position, 0.16 seconds behind
Höfl-Riesch clocked the fastest time of the day in 1:49.30. Austria's Anna Fenninger took second position, just 0.17 seconds off the pace, while Carolina Ruiz Castillo took third, 0.26 seconds back.