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Calgary, Alta. (October 27, 2018) – The women’s giant slalom race in Sölden, Austria was held this morning and Canada’s Valérie Grenier from Mont-Tremblant (Qc) has made it up to the 11th position, her best career result in GS.

After the first run, she was sitting in 24th position and climbed to 11th place after the second run. An outstanding performance in this second leg of the race by Grenier.

“I am so excited, I still can’t believe it. Sölden is one of the toughest World Cups, this is my own personal best result, a great way to start the season!”- says Grenier

Marie-Michèle Gagnon did not qualify for the 2nd run, but was close with her 32nd position after the first run. Only the top 30 athletes make it to the 2nd round.

Candace Crawford had a fall. They are examining her right ankle at the moment, more details on her injury to come.

Tomorrow, the men will compete in their first giant slalom of the season.

Where : Soldën, Austria

Sunday, October 28 – giant slalom men

1st run : 4:00 am ET – (10:00 am CET)
2nd run : 7:00 am ET – (1:00 pm CET)

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