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Racing World Cup 2017/2018

Discussion in 'Events & FIS' started by Kletterer, Oct 7, 2017.

  1. Heinz

    Heinz Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Just watched a press conference Marcel Hirscher from Salzburg. Basically same question always comes up - future plans. No decisions being made, feelings change day to day. Basically 3 possibilities - continuing as is with technical events, consideration of some speed events or retiring. Leaning towards first option. For the moment just having short summer break, getting back into training and see what happens. Main point was while he enjoys racing he will go on.
     
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    Heinz Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    person s Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    a fairly good season
     
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    Heinz Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    7 seasons in fact. 7 Overall titles, 5 slalom, 5 GS = 7 large globes + 10 smaller globes.
     
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    person s Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    how does that compare with others eg Lindsey, Mikaela?
    further back, Killy and Stenmark?
     
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    Heinz Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Kletterer Thredbo Doughnut Tragic Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    His first Downhil in 2007l. Check out the spread eagle at 1minute 36
     
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    Heinz Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    di6loc One of Us

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    Heinz Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Basically he has ended speculation of an early retirement and will continue to race for another season at least, starting with the GS in Sölden on Oct 28.

    He also married his long time girlfriend Laura Moisl in June and they are expecting a baby in September.

    The rest just talks about the successful past season and his overall achievements which are well known.
     
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    Heinz Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Another piece here: http://sport.orf.at/stories/2298056/2298051/

    where he says he is not ready to quit yet, is motivated to race again, feels in good shape physically and has recovered mentally.

    He is also looking forward to his role as a father.
     
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    :cheers: Thanks mate.

    Looking forward to this season even more now.
     
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    Heinz Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    The season also includes the World championships in Åre, Sweden in February.
     
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