Fourteen years after Bode Miller at Hinterstoder, Ryan Cochran-Siegle (28) allowed the United States to regain success in a World Cup super-G. The American, more expected on the descent, also signs his first victory at this level. First Frenchman, Alexis Pinturault ranks 12th.
He was expected on the descent from Bormio, he hit the super-G of the Lombard resort (Italy), 24 hours earlier. At 28 years old and on the eve of perhaps signing a new feat (the descent was postponed to Wednesday), Ryan Cochran-Siegle won his very first World Cup success at 28. A historic victory for the American as for his country, which had been waiting to triumph again in the specialty for fourteen years and the heroic performance of Bode Miler there too on the super-G of Hinterstoder (Austria) on December 20, 2006. Impressive on training, Cochran-Siegle, son of the Olympic champion of the Sapporo Games in 1972 Barbara Ann Cochran, confirmed his great form by leaving no chance to his competitors on this icy Stelvio on the vast majority. A route that the native of Burlignton (Vermont) has mastered wonderfully for overtake the Austrian Vincent Kriechmayr at the finish, relegated to 79 hundredths but who signs his first podium of the winter, and the Norwegian Adrian Smiseth Sejersted, third at 94 hundredths behind the winner of the day.
The Cochran-Siegle rocket! 🚀The American 🇺🇸 achieves a great performance and temporarily takes first place in the event!
– Eurosport France (@Eurosport_FR) December 29, 2020
Pinturault first French, best career result for Roy Piccard
– FFS – French Ski Federation (@FedFranceSki) December 29, 2020
The Swiss Mauro Caviezel, who had climbed all the winter podiums in super-G until now, had to settle for 5th place this time., just behind the Norwegian and holding the big crystal globe Aleksander Aamodt Kilde. The winner of the last general classification of the discipline nevertheless keeps the red bib, in the same way asAlexis Pinturault remains in control for the big globe race, but with a slightly less comfortable mattress (37 points) on Kilde than before the race. The Courchevel skier, the first Frenchman in this Bormio super-G, ranks 12th, two rows ahead of his compatriot Blaise Giezendanner, 14th. The latter had not seen such a result in the World Cup since his 9th place in Kitzbühel, two years ago. Roy Piccard (27), he had never done as well as Tuesday, quite simply. Party with the bib 48, the son of Ian and nephew of Franck, Olympic champion of the specialty, managed the feat of finishing … 24th in this third super-G of the winter. There are four left.
ALPINE SKIING – WORLD CUP
Bormio Men’s Super-G – Tuesday, December 29, 2020
1- Ryan Cochran-Siegle (USA), in 1’29 ”43
2- Vincent Kriechmayr (AUT), at 0 ”79
3- Adrian Smiseth Sejersted (NOR), at 0 ”94
4- Aleksander Aamodt Kilde (NOR), at 1 ”18
5- Mauro Caveziel (SUI), at 1 ”36
6- Kjetil Jansrud (NOR), at 1 ”37
7- Romed Baumann (ALL), at 1 ”45
8- Urs Kryenbuehl (SUI), at 1 ”48
9- Marco Odermatt (SUI), at 1 ”50
10- Matthias Mayer (AUT), at 1 ”53
12- Alexis Pinturault (FRA), at 1 ”78
14- Blaise Giezendanner (FRA), at 1 ”84
19- Nils Allègre (FRA), 2 ”03
22- Brice Roger (FRA), 2 ”25
24- Roy Piccard (FRA), at 2 ”34
29- Johan Clarey (FRA), at 2 ”52
39- Nicolas Raffort (FRA), at 3 ”64
40- Adrien Théaux (FRA), at 3 ”84