The German Thomas Dressen wins Garmisch-Partenkirchen downhill in FIS alpine ski World Cup. The home favorite started the first and kept this position after the end of the race.
The FIS World Cup 2019-2020 goes on this weekend in beautiful Bavarian winter sports resort Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Kandahar slope is one of most difficult in the world. The famous downhill takes place on Saturday, 1st February 2020. The giant slalom will perform on Sunday.
The weather conditions were not the best. The rain did the slope difficult for a great downhill. The downhill start was moved lower than normally. However, the skiers could skiing without problems.
The Norwegian Aleksander Aamodt Kilde arrived the second and the French Johann Clarey got the third position.
The big absent in this amazing race were the Italian Dominik Paris and the Austrian Matthias Mayer. Paris will miss all the rest of the season due to a heavy injury. Mayer, winner of Kitzbuhel downhill, misses because of the flu.
The Norwegian Alexander Kilde is the big favorite for downhill globe this season. He has a good position in overall podium and he is the best in downhill competition. Italian Dominik Paris could not fight for the fastest alpine skier title this season.
The Garmisch-Partenkirchen alpine ski event will finish tomorrow with the giant slalom race. The Norwegian Kristoffersen and the French Alexis Pinturault are the big favorites.
This year, the German Thomas Dressen is Garmisch downhill king!