The World Cup events held at magnificent places such as Val dIsere, France, and St. Moritz, Switzerland, delivered a top class field for the HEAD racer Bode Miller to perform at his incredibly sophisticated level. The events reached an awesome climax with Bode Miller accepting the first Crystal Ball of this 2008 World Cup season.
Miller playing in another league
The fifth Super Combined event in Val dIsere was the proving ground that HEAD racer Bode Miller needed to show his refined level of talent and stormed his way to his third season victory in this discipline. With his win in Kitzbühel and the victory in Chamonix the foundation was set and the ultra consistent Miller capitalized in the Downhill event on the world class Face de Bellevarde run in France to achieve a time 1.37 seconds ahead of all other competitors. In the Slalom, Miller was able to fluidly carve his way to the much desired Crystal Ball and furthermore improved his position in the Overall World Cup standings.
Elisabeth Podium Görgl
The Women's World Cup series continued on the slopes of St. Moritz and HEAD racer Elisabeth Görgl impressed the onlookers with her powerful ski technique that again secured her a position on the podium. Görgl skied a line that resulted in a lightning fast time of 1:17.64 and another visit to the much desired podium. This second place finish helped the HEAD racer to improve her position to third place on the World Cup Super G standings. Honorable mention of the day goes to Maria Riesch who finished the event in a respectable seventh place and strengthened her top position in the Super G World Cup standings.