Entering the new season as overall European Cup winner. His track record in the 2019/20 European Cup season was impressive: he won the overall ranking, was first in the Giant Slalom ranking, second in the Slalom ranking, second in the Combined event raking and fourth in the Super-G ranking. No wonder that all eyes are on Atle Lie McGrath in the World Cup as well. In January 2019, the Norwegian athlete made his World Cup debut in the Giant Slalom in Adelboden, and in December 2019 he scored points for the first time by finishing 24th in the Parallel Giant Slalom in Alta Badia. In January 2020, he also bagged points in the Slalom in Kitzbühel in 22nd place. Atle Lie McGrath won Silver in the Combined event at the 2019 Junior World Championships. He was born into skiing: his father Felix McGrath competed in the World Cup for the USA from 1984 to 1990, and his mother Selma Lie competed in cross-country skiing.