Goggia grabs third in France

Courtesy of Red Bull Media Service

Italian seals second podium in two days at the keenly fought Val d’Isere Super G.

Italian Sofia Goggia continued her good form on the FIS World Cup circuit with a second podium in two days at the Super G in Val d’Isere behind Austrian Anna Veith and Liechtenstein’s Tina Weirather.

The 25-year-old revealed, “Sometimes I make mistakes in my performance. I have to put that off and just ski right and I think it will come. Do most of the turning in the correct way.”

Sofia Goggia fact file

– She made her FIS World Cup debut aged 19, but only broke through into the alpine skiing elite with her excellent 2016/17 season.

– Her first two FIS World Cup victories came in March 2017 when she produced a superb South Korean win double in downhill and Super G over the course of 24 hours.

– She does not suffer from nerves and is one of the fun personalities on the circuit.

– Did you know? Goggia is a big fan of sushi and often visits Milan for their great restaurants to enjoy it.

– Did you also know? She has a pet dog, Belle, which sometimes joins her at big races.



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