Manuel Feller missed the material in the first round of the World Cup slalom. He explains his big deficit.
The Tyrolean missed the cut, so he will start the race late. That makes catching up even less likely. Because: In the first run, 100 runners cross the course, that will affect the slope.
Feller is ashamed
How did the backlog come about? “In the end it was just that the slope was brutally aggressive and the material was way too soft. That was completely different from the inspection. It was a misjudgment of the material. I had massive balance problems.
The conditions in the second run being different doesn’t do me any good if I have to go down as 20th. “
Postscript: “It’s almost embarrassing.”
Feller looked visibly bent during the interview in the target area. He had fought his way back to the top of the world after his second herniated disc and the subsequent low form in the current season and, like Marco Schwarz, is one of the absolute best slalom riders this year.
Medal crime thriller
Pertl leads 0.14 seconds ahead of Italian Alex Vinatzer, 0.16 seconds ahead of Norwegian Sebastian Foss-Solevaag. Black is eighth (+0.57 seconds). Michael Matt is 13th, 0.95 seconds back.
The second round starts at 1:30 p.m.