Swiss skier Marco Odermatt continued his dominance in the giant slalom discipline at the Alpine Skiing World Cup in Bansko, Bulgaria with his ninth straight victory. Odermatt, who has won six out of six races this season, is currently leading the overall World Cup points tally with 1,506 points.
During the race, Odermatt finished 0.91 seconds ahead of Norway’s Alexander Steen Olsen, marking his 10th race win of the season and increasing his overall World Cup points tally to 1,506. This is 822 points ahead of French speed specialist Cyprien Sarrazin.
In the first run, Odermatt led Steen Olsen by 0.35 seconds, delivering a dominant performance. He maintained his lead in the second descent, securing another triumph. Austrian slalom ace Manuel Feller finished in third place, just over a second behind the winner.
Odermatt expressed his excitement about the race, stating, “It was a great hill and conditions, fun slope to ski. The first run was turny and difficult tactics. The second one was ready to push. The confidence is at the highest level, and everything is working well. The ski is perfect, and I am just having fun.”
With 16 podium finishes out of 18 World Cup races this season