Impressive performance of Riesch in season's first speed contest

December 6th, 2008

Lake Louise offers a good karma for Riesch
Finishing first and second in the last years, Maria Riesch now claimed third place in the first Downhill event of the fresh season 2008/2009.
Despite the poor visibility caused by snowfall and windy conditions the German attacked- and was rewarded for her courage.

With a strong finish on the podium
Especially in the last section of the “Olympic Downhill Run“ Riesch let her HEAD Skis go. With an outstanding top speed and perfect position she scored one of the best section times, advancing under the top three. Finishing third, Riesch is now placed fourth in the Overall World Cup, leaving her the chance to gain points in the upcoming two events of the weekend.