Best of men's Audi FIS Ski World Cup 2016/17

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    Ready for the 2016/17 season opener in Sölden, with Alexis Pinturault dominating the giant slalom on the Rettenbach Glacier. 1. Alexis Pinturault (FRA), 2. Marcel Hirscher (AUT), 3. Felix Neureuther (GER)

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    In Levi, Finland, Marcel Hirscher started the slalom season in the best possible way on the Levi Black. 1. Marcel Hirscher (AUT), 2. Michael Matt (AUT), 3. Manfred Moelgg (ITA)

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    The events in Lake Louise and Beaver Creek had to be cancelled due to lack of snow in North America. Instead, the speed season kicked off in Val d’Isère, where Kjetil Jansrud was the fastest in the super-g. 1. Kjetil Jansrud (NOR), 2. Aksel Lund Svindal (NOR), 3. Dominik Paris (ITA)

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    The Norwegian has a perfect week-end and also won the downhill on the Oreiller Killy slope. 1. Kjetil Jansrud (NOR), 2. Peter Fill (ITA), 3. Aksel Lund Svindal (NOR)

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    It was maiden victory for Mathieu Faivre in front of his home crowd at the giant slalom in La Daille. 1. Mathieu Faivre (FRA), 2. Marcel Hirscher (AUT), 3. Alexis Pinturault (FRA)

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    The World Cup Tour went back to Val d’Isère for the traditional race week-end on “La Face”. Alexis Pinturault claimed the win in giant slalom. 1. Alexis Pinturault (FRA), 2. Marcel Hirscher (AUT), 3. Henrik Kristoffersen (NOR)

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    After sitting out the slalom in Levi, Henrik Kristoffersen returned to competition in Val d’Isère and won the slalom on „La Face“. 1 . Henrik Kristoffersen (NOR), 2. Marcel Hirscher (AUT), 3. Alexander Khoroshilov (RUS)

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    With the replacement races from Beaver Creek and two scheduled race week-ends (one for the men and one for the ladies), the Club des Sports de Val d’Isère set a record by organising eight regular World Cup races within three weeks! Thanks for your amazing work!

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    In Val Gardena, Kjetil Jansrud proved his excellent early season shape by winning the second super-g and third race in a row. 1. Kjetil Jansrud (NOR), 2. Aleksander Aamodt Kilde (NOR), 3. Erik Guay (CAN)

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    The downhill on the Saslong went to Max Franz, breaking the 21 months long Austrian downhill win drought and joining the club of World Cup winners. 1 . Max Franz (AUT), 2. Aksel Lund Svindal (NOR), 3. Steven Nyman (USA)

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    Marcel Hirscher claimed the third giant slalom of the season on the Gran Risa in Alta Badia. It’s his sixth podium placement in as many races. 1. Marcel Hirscher (AUT), 2. Mathieu Faivre (FRA), 3. Florian Eisath (ITA)

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    A surprise winner came out of the action-packed PGS, where both tech and speed specialist laid down exciting performances: it’s young Cyprien Sarrazin. 1. Cyprien Sarrazin (FRA), 2. Carlo Janka (SUI), 3. Kjetil Jansrud (NOR)

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    For the second time in history, Alta Badia was hosting a parallel giant slalom. The discipline should be extended to the ladies’ Tour from next season on.

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    The night show in Madonna di Campiglio crowned Henrik Kristoffersen for the second time in a row. 1. Henrik Kristoffersen (NOR), 2. Marcel Hirscher (AUT), 3. Stefano Gross (ITA)

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    After a short Christmas break, the Tour continued in Santa Caterina. For the third time in a row this season, Kjetil Jansrud won the super-g. 1. Kjetil Jansrud (NOR), 2. Hannes Reichelt (AUT), 3. Dominik Paris (ITA)

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    Unfortunately, strong wind and an unfavourable weather forecast led to the cancellation of the downhill. On the next day, the first alpine combined of the season could be held and last year’s globe winner Alexis Pinturault crossed the finish line as the winner. 1. Alexis Pinturault (FRA), 2. Marcel Hirscher (AUT), 3. Aleksander Aamodt Kilde (NOR),

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    On the 5th of January, the World Cup celebrated his 50th birthday. Not less than 20 Overall World Cup winners were present for a show race in the very centre of Zagreb.

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    In Sljeme, veteran Manfred Moelgg braved the elements to earn the win and the “Snow King 2017” title. 1. Manfred Moelgg (ITA), 2. Felix Neureuther (GER), 3. Henrik Kristoffersen (NOR)

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    The classic Adelboden races offered a thrilling giant slalom with the Alexis Pinturault taking the win with a very small margin of +0.04 over Marcel Hirscher. 1. Alexis Pinturault (FRA), 2. Marcel Hirscher (AUT), 3. Philipp Schoerghofer (AUT)

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    Slalom prince Henrik Kristoffersen mastered the Chuenisbärgli the best and took the win with a sizable margin over his contenders (+1.83 for Moelgg and +2.19 for Hirscher) 1. Henrik Kristoffersen (NOR), 2. Manfred Moelgg (ITA), 3. Marcel Hirscher (AUT)

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    The World Cup Tour moved to Wengen, where the training days took place in fantastic winter conditions. Unfortunately, bad weather came in at the end of the week and the Lauberhorn downhill on Saturday had to be cancelled.

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    On Friday, the alpine combined could be held in difficult weather conditions, ending with three surprise athletes on the podium with young Niels Hintermann as a deserved winner. 1. Niels Hintermann (SUI), 2. Maxence Muzaton (FRA), 3. Frederic Berthod (AUT)

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    Henrik Kristoffersen grabbed the win on the slalom hill in Wengen, the fourth of the season for him. 1. Henrik Kristoffersen (NOR), 2. Marcel Hirscher (AUT), 3. Felix Neureuther (GER)

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    The first race on the legendary Streif in Kitzbuehel was a success for the Austrians, as Olympic Champion Matthias Mayer won the super-g. 1. Matthias Mayer (AUT), 2. Christof Innerhofer (ITA), 3. Beat Feuz (SUI)

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    An impressive crowd of over 50’000 spectators was on site in Kitzbuehel to witness the outstanding performances of all the athletes rocking down the Streif on Saturday.

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    Italian Dominik Paris accomplished what every speed skier is dreaming of: winning the Kitzbuehel downhill. 1. Dominik Paris (ITA), 2. Valentin Giraud-Moine (FRA), 3. Johan Clarey (FRA)

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    Very clean technically and extremely focused, Marcel Hirscher won the slalom in Kitzbuehel. 1. Marcel Hirscher (AUT), 2. Dave Ryding (GBR), 3. Aleksander Khoroshilov (RUS)

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    Great atmosphere at the night race in Schladming, ending with the same podium as last year with Henrik Kristoffersen winning only +0.09 ahead of Marcel Hirscher. 1. Henrik Kristoffersen (NOR), 2. Marcel Hirscher (AUT), 3. Aleksander Khoroshilov (RUS)

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    Next stop for the World Cup Tour was Garmisch-Partenkirchen, where the replacement downhill from Wengen was held on Friday. American Travis Ganong was the one coming down with the fastest time, in a gnarly downhill with lots of injuries. 1. Travis Ganong (USA), 2. Kjetil Jansrud (NOR), 3. Peter Fill (ITA)

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    The second and originally scheduled downhill went to Austrian Hannes Reichelt, who topped the field with bib number 1. 1. Hannes Reichelt (AUT), 2. Peter Fill (ITA), 3. Beat Feuz (SUI)

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    On Sunday, Garmisch-Partenkirchen held a giant slalom, sovereignly won by Marcel Hirscher. For the first time in two years, no Frenchman was present on the podium. 1. Marcel Hirscher (AUT), 2. Matts Olsson (SWE), 3. Stefan Luitz (GER)

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    Before heading to the World Championships, 16 athletes were selected to participate in the city event in Stockholm. Replacing injured Felix Neureuther, Germany’s Linus Strasser fought all the way to his first World Cup win. 1. Linus Strasser (GER), 2. Alexis Pinturault (FRA), 3. Mattias Hargin (SWE)

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    Kvitfjell was the first stop after the World Championship, hosting the replacement downhill from Lake Louise. It turned into a maiden victory for Slovenia’s Bostjan Kline. 1. Bostjan Kline (SLO), 2. Matthias Mayer (AUT), 3. Kjetil Jansrud (NOR)

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    On Saturday, Kjetil Jansrud finally had the honour to win the original downhill on the full length Olympiabakken, his home yard. 1. Kjetil Jansrud (NOR), 2. Peter Fill (ITA), 3. Beat Feuz (SUI)

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    The super-g on Sunday was a race for our most experienced athletes. Peter Fill (34) took his first ever super-g win, ahead of Hannes Reichelt (36) and Erik Guay (35). 1. Peter Fill (ITA), 2. Hannes Reichelt (AUT), 3. Erik Guay (CAN)

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    Marcel Hirscher pushed hard in the giant slalom in Kranjska Gora and won the giant slalom. This is also the historic day when he secured the Overall crystal globe. For the sixth season in a row. 1. Marcel Hirscher (AUT), 2. Leif Kristian Haugen (NOR), 3. Matts Olsson (SWE)

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    The slalom of Kranjska Gora brought a maiden victory for young Austrian Michael Matt. 1. Michael Matt (AUT), 2. Stefano Gross (ITA), 3. Felix Neureuther (GER)

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    World Cup Finals were held in Aspen (Colorado). The downhill was an Italian matter. Dominik Paris took the win of the race, while Peter Fill grabbed the crystal globe for the second year in a row. 1. Dominik Paris (ITA), 2. Peter Fill (ITA), 3. Carlo Janka (SUI)

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    High speed turns are Hannes Reichelt’s specialty. The Austrian won the super-g in Aspen, the globe went to Kjetil Jansrud. 1. Hannes Reichelt (AUT), 2. Dominik Paris (ITA), 3. Aleksander Aamodt Kilde (NOR) & Mauro Caviezel (SUI)

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    The alpine team event will be Olympic next year in PyeongChang 2018. Sweden won this last test in Aspen. 1. Sweden, 2. Germany, 3. France

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    An amazing giant slalom season concluded with a win for Marcel Hirscher. In total, he scored four wins and four second places out of eight races, what obviously gave him the discipline globe. 1 . Marcel Hirscher (AUT), 2. Felix Neureuther (GER), 3. Mathieu Faivre (FRA)

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    As last year, the final race of the season went to Sweden’s André Myhrer. The slalom globe was earned by Marcel Hirscher. 1. André Myhrer (SWE), 2. Felix Neureuther (GER), 3. Michael Matt (AUT)

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