Marta Bassino regains her smile and awareness

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Marta Bassino always moreù confident

One of the most beautiful surprises, from the point of view of Italian fans, related to the first of the two women’s World Cup free downhill races scheduled in Crans Montana (Switzerland) è the fifth place of Marta Bassino, who despite a not exactly advantageous bib number (21) è managed to place fifth in the race won by Lara Gut-Behrami.

The happinessà and at the same time the awareness in her own means transpire from the words released to the official channels of the Italian Winter Sports Federation by the Piedmontese athlete herself: "One of the best downhill runs of my career – said, in no uncertain terms, the skier close to turning 28 – and this è a real downhill".

"I am very happy becauseé I avoided making the little mistakes I made during the rehearsals and I managed to put everything together – she added -. Actuallyà I didn’t expect it becauseé this snow slows you down so much if you make the slightest mistake. We are lì close to the best. I have a moreù solid skiing lately and I am continuing on this path that per puts me to do well in all conditions".

The Women’s Alpine Skiing World Cup is making a stop in Switzerland for this weekend of racing. After the first downhill run on Friday, the date is set for Saturday, February 17, with the downhill-bis, while on Sunday, February 18, the triptych in the Valais canton will close with the super-giant, again on the Mont Lachaux slope.

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