The Swiss Suter wins the super-G in Lake Louise, the Canadian Gagnon 8th
Switzerland’s Corinne Suter won the final day of the World Cup in Lake Louise, while Canada’s Marie-Michèle Gagnon clinched her first top 10 of the season.
LAKE LOUISE – Switzerland’s Corinne Suter won the final day of World Cup racing at Lake Louise, while Canada’s Marie-Michèle Gagnon found her groove for her first top 10 finish of the season.
On a freezing Sunday (December 4), the Swiss skier won the super-G after taking silver and bronze medals in the downhill races.
« I was dreaming of Lake Louise because I love being here so much, but I’ve never been first, so I’m super happy with my run today, » said Suter, the 2022 Olympic gold medalist in descent. “It was a good race. A couple of mistakes, but I think when you’re fast it happens.
Suter crossed the finish line in 1:20.75, while Austria’s Cornelia Huetter was second (1:20.77) and Norway’s Ragnhild Mowinckel third (1:20.91).
How to end the weekend in the best possible way after two downhill podiums, he was missing the victory and…. here she is with the very first super g win at Lake Louise Audi FIS Ski World Cup 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻
2️⃣ Conny Huetter
— FIS Alpine (@fisalpine) December 4, 2022
Italian Sofia Goggia, who won both downhill races at Lake Louise and was looking for the gold medal sweep, was fifth Sunday in 1:21.11. She didn’t find her groove on the course until it was too late in the super-G, but she’s otherwise happy with her weekend.
“I’m super grateful. Two wins and a fifth place, still in the top five, so I’m happy with that and let’s bring it home,” said Goggia.
Canada’s Gagnon finished eighth in the super-G, her best finish after finishing 24th and 25th in the downhill.
The three-time Olympian said it felt good to be together.
“It’s really like a small win today,” Gagnon said, “because I was able to have a pretty tough weekend, the first few days on the ice, and just my confidence took a hit.
« Just being in the state I was in, if I had come in today with some confidence I think I would be dangerous for a podium, but that’s really good. »
Meanwhile, Canadians Valérie Grenier finished 31stCandace Crawford was 35eand Stefanie Fleckenstein is not done.