Petra Vlhova sturdy chief
After the first 4 races of the season, out of a complete of 32, the Slovakian skier has widened vital gaps in the general World Cup. With her 360 factors, she already has 185 factors forward of Michelle Gisin.
Meanwhile Mikaela Shiffrin continues to be struggling to regain his finest degree and appears to be slightly low profile. But the American should not particularly be excluded from the battle for the globe, we all know her temperament and her qualities.
Vlhova will clearly be one among the huge favorites of those two giants of Courchevel. She will face the Italians Bassino, victorious in Soelden, and the winner of the 2020 normal, Brignone.
Tessa Worley, ninth in Soelden, additionally checked this assembly at house. The Haut Savoyarde hopes to succeed in the degree of the three finest in the self-discipline.
The similar ambitions for Liensberger, Gisin, Hrovat, Gut-Behrami and Holtmann, all in line at Soelden. And we particularly not neglect the little prodigy Alice Robinson able to getting everybody to agree, on a superb day.
Pinturault and Odermatt ex-aequo
Following his first big success, the first for a Swiss since Janka in 2011, Marco Odermatt joined Alexis Pinturault at the head of the normal of the World Cup.
The two males are current in Val d’Isère and hope to play a job in the tremendous-G, going through the velocity specialists who will lastly discover the adrenaline of a contest.
An Odermatt who might even line up downhill with the hope of scoring a number of factors.
Deprived of races since the starting of March, the Beat Feuz, Kjetil Jansrud, Matthias Mayer, Dominik Paris, Aleksander Aamodt Kilde and others Vincent Kriechmayr are impatient.
The French velocity crew, which has many property with Muzaton, Theaux, Bailet, Raffort, Allègre and Roger, will as soon as once more be capable of depend on its chief, the stainless Johan Clarey, this winter.
Faced with such competitors, getting a podium in one among the races scheduled for Val d’Isère could be an amazing achievement.