FIRST RUN HAS FINISHED
Austrian Benjamin Raich took the first place after the first run of today’s giant slalom, Canadian Francois Bourque came third while Norwegian Aksel Lund Svindal came third. Three Slovenians also performed well. Aleš Gorza came 23rd, Mitja Valenčič 25th, Bernard
Vajdič just managed to qualify for the second run since he came 30th.
22 competitors did not succeed in finishing the first run which proves that the steep slope in Podkoren is really one of the most difficult slopes in the world cup.