Slovenia's Ilka Stuhec skies like a dream at Val d’Isere

Slovenia's Ilka Stuhec skies like a dream at Val d’Isere
By Christopher Cummins with AGENCIES
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Winter wonderland for Stuhec


Slovenia’s Ilka Stuhec has a liking for heights and podiums as she wins the Val d’Isere downhill, her third downhill win in a row and her second victory of the Val d’Isere weekend.

.ilkastuhec</a> wins again while the <a href="">usskiteam lands four ladies in the top 30:

— (@SkiRacingCom) December 17, 2016

The piste in France was hard, fast and bumpy but Stuhec kept things under control to hold on to a win.

She was joined on the podium by Austria’s Cornelia Huetter.

That's a pumped #worldcupvaldisere podium. ilkastuhec</a> with ANOTHER win, 2nd Hütter +0.28 3rd Goggia +0.32. <a href=""></a></p>&mdash; FIS Alpine (fisalpine) December 17, 2016

Huetter has now ten World Cup podiums to her name and Val d’Isere is her first of the season.

Swiss skier Lara Gut made a hash of things and made her frustration plain with a
piercing scream. Gut is now fourth in the downhill standings.

Top 10
1.Ilka Stuhec (SLO)
2.Cornelia Huetter (AUT)
3.Sofia Goggia (ITA)
4.Nadia Fanchini (ITA)
5.Johanna Schnarf (AUT)
6.Elena Fanchini (ITA)
7.Michelle Gisin (SUI)
8.Tina Weirather (LIE)
9.Christine Scheyer (AUT)
10.Ramona Siebenhofer (AUT)

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