Svindal Sweeps World Cup Weekend

Norwegian dominates downhill and super-G

Aksel Lund Svindal

Aksel Lund Svindal     Photo: Kevin Pedraja/Flickr

Norwegian ski racer Aksel Lund Svindal has completed a perfect weekend at the Lake Louise Winterstart World Cup, winning the downhill and super-G races and topping the leaderboard after four events. “Most racers, including myself, you don’t have the chance to win World Cups every day and when you feel you have a chance, you have to get after it,” Svindal said on Sunday. “Yesterday and today, I felt ‘This is a race I can win,’ and you’ve got to try and take advantage of those opportunities.” The 29-year-old two-time overall champion has bounced back from a bad crash in 2007 that almost ended his career.

Via Chicago Tribune

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