The second World Cup Downhill in Norway this weekend resulted in two HEAD racers accepting victory at a margin far ahead of the competition. With the American Bode Miller collecting his third World Cup Downhill victory of the season and Didier Cuche of Switzerland again skiing in top form the Double victory for Team HEAD was subsequently earned by the two champion skiers.
Miller with the best line
Bode Miller was again skiing on a level of his own today in Norway, where and when he achieved his sixth victory of the season over Didier Cuche with a time of 1:46.16. After his second place in the first Downhill yesterday, the thirty year old Miller again skied a sensational line through the top section of the course to take victory for the 31st time in his World Cup career. Didier Cuche with a powerful run was able to finish the race respectably with a time of only 4 tenths of a second behind his HEAD teammate.
Decision in World Cup Downhill between HEAD Athletes
With this victory Miller has built his lead in the overall World Cup points ranking to 165 and has positioned himself that much closer to accepting the biggest award of the World Cup season, the Overall Crystal Globe. In the Downhill standings Miller sits only 5 points behind his teammate Didier Cuche who is the current leader of the standings and is able and prepared to defend his lead. The decision will be made in the last Downhill of the season scheduled to be held in middle of March in Bormio, Italy.