Posted by Macot (2017-03-18 00:27 CET)
Our final bet will be on another Skiing race, in the same place: Aspen. The skiing season is approaching its end and this is the last Giant Slalom for men of this season. 25 best racers will compete for another 100 points and I expect a great race.
I decided to back a skier that surprised everyone on this years World Championship in St Moritz. He managed to win Silver medal there and thus managed his first ever podium. In World Cup his result were solid, but not spectacular: 9th, 11th and 15 th places. But his 2nd place in St Moritz will give him a lot of confidence, his form went upwards whole season long and I expect him to end the season on high: around 5th place!
His oponent on the other side had a great start to the season; Faivre also managed to win one Giant Slalom, but his results went down slowly and in st Moritz he vastly dissapointed (9th place, 1 second behind Leitinger). Now his motivation will be focused on keeping the third place in Giant Slalom standings. He has good advantage over Kristofferson so he might try a bit tactical race, which would additionally boost our chances. Another 8th – 9th place for French skier is my call!
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