Ragnhild Mowinckel had a rocky start to the season but in Sunday’s super-G at Lake Louis, the 30-year-old was back in style as he shot up to third.
– The first day (weekend, ed. note) I wondered why I was so slow, but it’s nice to see that I’m starting to figure it out a little. On super-G I hit less, Mowinckel told Viaplay.
He started the race weekend in Canada by finishing 25th in the downhill race on Friday, but has since steadily climbed.
The 30-year-old lifted himself up and placed 9th in Saturday’s downhill race.
On Sunday, the bulls continued while super-G was in the program. The Molde girl ran for the lead on the Canadian hills, but was then hijacked by Corinne Suter (Switzerland) and Cornelia Hütter (Austria). The victory brought Suter by two hundred margins.
Mowinckel endured a difficult few seasons after he returned from two long-term knee injuries. Previously, Mowinckel notably distinguished himself by winning two silver medals at the Olympics.
He also won the super-G final in March last season.
Today’s podium is his tenth in his career and fifth in super-G.
Kajsa Vickhoff Lie took 18th place in Sunday’s race. He finished 1.18 seconds behind the winning time, while Inni Holm Wembstad raced out and never crossed the finish line.
The women’s speed racer was supposed to have started the season a month ago, but the mild weather in Central Europe led to the cancellation. The next item on the World Cup program will be the giant slalom at Italian Sestriere next Saturday.
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