Marco Odermatt Wins Aspen's Race and Clinches the Super-G Crystal Globe
Marco Odermatt claimed another Super-G victory today at Aspen in the shortest race of the season in the discipline. It's his 20th World Cup win. He finished 0.05 seconds ahead of Andreas Sander. Aleksander Aamodt Kilde rounded out the podium in third place +0.34 seconds behind Odermatt.
Marco Odermatt won five of the seven Men's World Cup Super-G events this season. He finished on the podium in the other two (2nd in Beaver Creek, 3rd in Wengen). Odermatt has recorded 14 podium finishes in his last 17 World Cup Super-G events, including eight wins.
The 25-year-old Swiss Ace is the first skier to win five World Cup Super-G events in a single season.
With today's victory Odermatt clinches his first Super-G Crystal Globe. He already won the Overall and the Giant Slalom Crystal Globe last season.
Pirmin Zurbriggen (10) is the only Swiss man who had won more World Cup Super-G events as Odermatt (9).
Odermatt had won nine World Cup events this season. This century, only three men won at least 10 World Cup events in a single season: Marcel Hirscher in 2017-2018 (13), Hermann Maier in 2000-2001 (13), and Stephan Eberharter in 2001-2002 (10).
Andreas Sander finished in second place achieving his first World Cup Podium. Previously he had finished two times in fourth position in the Super-G, in Cortina d'Ampezzo last January, and in Beaver Creek on December 2021.
Aleksander Aamodt Kilde's third place today it's his fifth podium in the discipline this season. He finished in second place in Lake Louise and Cortina d'Ampezzo.is the only man besides Marco Odermatt to win a World Cup Super-G event this season.
Marco Odermatt (8), Aleksander Aamodt Kilde (6) and Vincent Kriechmayr (3) have won each of the last 17 Men's Super-G World Cup events since Ryan Cochran-Siegle won in Bormio on 29 December 2020. Kriechmayr finished today in seventh place +0.70 seconds behind Odermatt.