Austrians Matthias Maier and Vincent Krechmayr seize the opportunity to race their legs ahead of the downhill double in Zermatt/Cervinia.
The two will compete in the giant slalom World Cup in Sölden on Sunday, where Stefan Bernsteiner will be injured. Manuel Feller will be the strongest player in the USV giant slalom last season, as will Katharina Troup, Ramona Seppenhofer and Katharina Linsberger for women on Saturday.
On the Rettenbachferner glacier, 11 women and eight runners participate. In domestic times, Magdalena Egger, Elisa Morzinger, Magdalena Kapoorer as well as Dominic Rachner reign supreme.
Thomas Dorner replaces Bernsteiner (meniscus injury). If Stephanie Brunner (Knieblessur) can’t compete, Sophia Waldauf will be nominated.
ÖSV women’s giant slalom team on Saturday (10:00 a.m. / 1:05 p.m.): Nina Astner, Stephanie Brunner, Magdalena Egger, Franziska Gretsch, Ricarda Hasser, Katharina Hopper, Magdalena Kabaurier, Katharina Leinsberger, Elisa Morzinger, Ramona Seppenhofer, Katharina Troup
Sunday men (10:00 a.m./1:00 p.m.): Thomas Dorner, Manuel Feller, Patrick Forstein, Raphael Hasser, Vincent Krechmeier, Matthias Maier, Dominic Rachner, Marco Schwartz
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