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Racers to Watch

Beat Feuz (Switzerland)

(Photo by Alain Grosclaude/Agence Zoom)

Age: 34

Hometown: Schangnau

World Cup wins: 15

World Cup podiums: 52

World Cup titles: 4 (DH, 2018-2021)

World Championship medals: 3

Olympic medals: 2 (2018 SG silver, 2018 DH bronze)

Birds of Prey wins: 2

  • 2019 Birds of Prey: DH/1, SG/15
  • 2018 Birds of Prey: DH/1, SG/19
  • 2017 Birds of Prey: DH/2, SG/25
  • 2014 Birds of Prey: DH/2, SG/23
  • 2013 Birds of Prey: DH/6, SG/26
  • 2011 Birds of Prey: DH/2, SG/3, GS/16, GS/17
  • 2009 Birds of Prey: DH/20, DH/DNF, SC/16, GS/DNQ

Matthias Mayer (Austria)

(Photo by Alain Grosclaude/Agence Zoom)

Age: 31

Hometown: Afritz

World Cup wins: 10

World Cup podiums: 36

Olympic medals: 2 (2014 DH gold, 2018 SG gold)

  • 2019 Birds of Prey: DH/31, SG/3
  • 2018 Birds of Prey: DH/15, SG/8, GS/DNF
  • 2017 Birds of Prey: DH/12, SG/6, GS/DNF
  • 2015 Birds of Prey: DH/21, SG/54
  • 2014 Birds of Prey: DH/9, SG/17, GS/24
  • 2013 Birds of Prey: DH/DNF, SG/10, GS/DNF
  • 2012 Birds of Prey: DH/21, SG/7, GS/16
  • 2011 Birds of Prey: DH/48, SG/DNF, GS/DNF, GS/DNQ

Dominik Paris (Italy)

(Photo by Alexis Boichard/Agence Zoom)

Age: 32

Hometown: Merano

World Cup wins: 19

World Cup podiums: 39

World Cup titles: 1 (2019 SG)

World Championship medals: 2 (2013 DH silver, 2019 SG gold)

  • 2019 Birds of Prey: DH/11, SG/13
  • 2018 Birds of Prey: DH/12, SG/3
  • 2017 Birds of Prey: DH/5, SG/10, GS/DNQ
  • 2015 Birds of Prey: DH/20, SG/13, GS/DNQ
  • 2014 Birds of Prey: DH/4, SG/5
  • 2013 Birds of Prey: DH/9, SG/DNF
  • 2012 Birds of Prey: DH/5, SG/29
  • 2011 Birds of Prey: DH/49
  • 2010 Birds of Prey: SG/DNF
  • 2009 Birds of Prey: DH/23, DH/36

Johan Clarey (France)

(Photo by Alexis Boichard/Agence Zoom)

Age: 40

Hometown: Annecy

World Cup podiums: 8

World Championship medals: 1 (2019 SG silver)

  • 2019 Birds of Prey: DH/2, SG/46
  • 2018 Birds of Prey: DH/5, SG/26
  • 2017 Birds of Prey: DH/7
  • 2015 Birds of Prey: DH/22, SG/37
  • 2014 Birds of Prey: DH/18, SG/27
  • 2013 Birds of Prey: DH/27, SG/18
  • 2012 Birds of Prey: DH/7, SG/13
  • 2011 Birds of Prey: DH/4, SG/44
  • 2009 Birds of Prey: DH/16, SC/17
  • 2008 Birds of Prey: DH/33
  • 2007 Birds of Prey: DH/16, SG/46, SC/26
  • 2006 Birds of Prey: DH/15, SC/DNF
  • 2003 Birds of Prey: DH/35, SG/43, DH/43

Vincent Kriechmayr (Austria)

(Photo by Alain Grosclaude/Agence Zoom)

Age: 30

Hometown: Linz

World Cup wins: 9

World Cup podiums: 21

World Cup titles: 1 (SG 2021)

World Championship medals: 4 (2019 SG silver, DH bronze; 2021 SG gold, DH gold)

  • 2019 Birds of Prey: DH/2, SG/7
  • 2018 Birds of Prey: DH/5, SG/7, GS/DNQ
  • 2017 Bird of Prey: DH/6, SG/1
  • 2015 Birds of Prey: DH/14, SG/10, GS/DNF
  • 2014 Birds of Prey: SG/DNF, GS/DNQ
  • 2013 Birds of Prey: DH/39, GS/DNQ

Ryan Cochran-Siegle (USA)

(Photo by Alexis Boichard/Agence Zoom)

Age: 29

Hometown: Burlington, VT

World Cup wins: 1

World Cup podiums: 2

  • 2019 Birds of Prey: DH/6

Bryce Bennett (USA)

Age: 29

Hometown: Alpine Meadows, CA

  • 2019 Birds of Prey: DH/39
  • 2018 Birds of Prey: DH/9, SG/39
  • 2017 Birds of Prey: DH/21, SG/46
  • 2015 Birds of Prey: DH/29, SG/42
  • 2014 Birds of Prey: DH/52, SG/42

Max Franz (Austria)

(Photo by Christophe Pallot/Agence Zoom)

Age: 32

Hometown: Klagenfurt

World Cup wins: 3

World Cup podiums: 10

World Championship medals: 1 (2017 DH bronze)

  • 2019 Birds of Prey: DH/21, SG/30
  • 2018 Birds of Prey: DH/13, SG/1
  • 2017 Birds of Prey: DH/16, SG/19
  • 2015 Birds of Prey: DH/DNF, SG/15
  • 2014 Birds of Prey: DH/7, SG/DNF
  • 2013 Birds of Prey: DH/10, SG/28
  • 2012 Birds of Prey: DH/DNF, SG/DNF
  • 2011 Birds of Prey: DH/18, SG/25

Aleksander Aamodt Kilde (Norway)

(Photo by Christophe Pallot/Agence Zoom)

Age: 29

Hometown: Bærum

World Cup wins: 6

World Cup podiums: 20

World Cup titles: 2 (2016 SG, 2020 overall)

  • 2019 Birds of Prey: DH/7, SG/2, GS/DNF
  • 2018 Birds of Prey: DH/21, SG/3, GS/DNQ
  • 2017 Birds of Prey: DH/14, SG/8, GS/26
  • 2015 Birds of Prey: DH/16, SG/7, GS/DNF
  • 2014 Birds of Prey: DH/33, SG/DNF, GS/DNQ
  • 2013 Birds of Prey: DH/DNF, SG/23, GS/DNQ

Marco Odermatt (Switzerland)

Finished 2020-21 season 2nd overall

(Photo by Francis Bompard/Agence Zoom)

Age: 24

Hometown: Buochs

World Cup wins: 4

World Cup podiums: 13

Birds of Prey wins: 1

  • 2019 Birds of Prey: SG/1, DH/45, GS/DNF
  • 2018 Birds of Prey: SG/42, GS/27
  • 2017 Birds of Prey: GS/DNF

Travis Ganong (USA)

(Photo by Alexis Boichard/Agence Zoom)

Age: 33

Hometown: Lake Tahoe, CA

World Cup wins: 2

World Cup podiums: 4

World Championship medals: 1 (2015 DH silver in Beaver Creek)

  • 2019 Birds of Prey: DH/40, SG/6
  • 2018 Birds of Prey: DH/28, SG/15
  • 2017 Birds of Prey: DH/30, SG/33
  • 2015 Birds of Prey: DH/12, SG/6
  • 2014 Birds of Prey: DH/5, SG/28
  • 2013 Birds of Prey: DH/15, SG/DNF
  • 2012 Birds of Prey: DH/16, SG/DNF
  • 2011 Birds of Prey: DH/33, SG/DNF
  • 2010 Birds of Prey: SG/31

Kjetil Jansrud (Norway)

(Photo by Christophe Pallot/Agence Zoom)

Age: 36

Hometown: Vinistra

World Cup wins: 23

World Cup podiums: 55

World Cup titles: 4 discipline (2015 DH, 2015 SG, 2017 SG, 2018 SG)

World Championship medals: 3 (2019 Downhill gold)

Olympic medals: 5 (2010 GS silver, 2014 SG gold and DH bronze, 2018 SG bronze and DH silver)

Birds of Prey wins: 1

  • 2019 Birds of Prey: DH/9, SG/11
  • 2018 Birds of Prey: DH/17, SG/10, GS/28
  • 2017 Birds of Prey: DH/11, SG/2, GS/DNQ
  • 2015 Birds of Prey: DH/2, SG/55, GS/15
  • 2014 Birds of Prey: DH/1, SG/2, GS/15
  • 2013 Birds of Prey: DH/12, SG/9, GS/17
  • 2012 Birds of Prey: DH/3, SG/6
  • 2011 Birds of Prey: DH/26, SG/6, GS/3, GS/7
  • 2010 Birds of Prey: SG/10, GS/2
  • 2009 Birds of Prey: DH/23, SC/11, GS/5
  • 2008 Birds of Prey: SG/19, GS/4
  • 2005 Birds of Prey: SL/4

Steven Nyman (USA)

(Photo by Hans Bezard/Agence Zoom)

Age: 39

Hometown: Provo, UT

World Cup wins: 3

World Cup podiums: 11

  • 2019 Birds of Prey: DH/17, SG/24
  • 2018 Birds of Prey: DH/9, SG/20
  • 2015 Birds of Prey: DH/15, SG/35
  • 2014 Birds of Prey: DH/3, SG/DNF
  • 2013 Birds of Prey:  DH/21, SG/37
  • 2012 Birds of Prey: DH/33
  • 2010 Birds of Prey: SG/25
  • 2009 Birds of Prey: DH/31
  • 2008 Birds of Prey: DH/7, SG/25
  • 2007 Birds of Prey: SC/DNF, DH/2, GS/DNQ, SG/DNF

Romed Baumann (Germany)

(Photo by Christophe Pallot/Agence Zoom)

Age: 35

Hometown: Sankt Johann, Austria

World Cup wins: 2

World Cup podiums: 10

World Championship medals: 2 (2021 SG silver, 2013 SC bronze)

  • 2019 Birds of Prey: DH/29, SP/DNF
  • 2018 Birds of Prey: DH/35
  • 2017 Birds of Prey: DH/32, SG/35
  • 2015 Birds of Prey: DH/34, SG/20
  • 2014 Birds of Prey: Dh/21, SG/29
  • 2013 Birds of Prey: DH/33
  • 2012 Birds of Prey: DH/19, SG/28, GS/23
  • 2011 Birds of Prey: DH/53, SG/19, GS/18, GS/16
  • 2010 Birds of Prey: SG/18
  • 2009 Birds of Prey: DH/19, GS/11, SC/5
  • 2008 Birds of Prey: DH/37, SG/DNF
  • 2007 Birds of Prey: DH/35, SC/18
  • 2006 Birds of Prey: SL/DNF, SC/22

Christof Innerhofer (Italy)

(Photo by Christophe Pallot/Agence Zoom)

Age: 36

Hometown: Gais-Gais

World Cup wins: 6

World Cup podiums: 18

World Championship medals: 3 (2011 SG gold)

Olympic medals: 2

Birds of Prey wins: 1

  • 2018 Birds of Prey: DH/23, SG/24
  • 2017 Birds of Prey: DH/4, SG/13
  • 2015 Birds of Prey: DH/7, SG/14
  • 2014 Birds of Prey: DH/27, SG/20
  • 2013 Birds of Prey: DH/14, SG/21
  • 2012 Birds of Prey: DH/1, SG/17
  • 2011 Birds of Prey: DH/12, SG/13, GS/DNQ, GS/28
  • 2010 Birds of Prey: SG/4, GS/DNQ
  • 2009 Birds of Prey: DH/12, GS/DNQ, SC/13
  • 2008 Birds of Prey: DH/31, SG/4, GS/DNQ
  • 2007 Birds of Prey: DH/26, SG/19, GS/DNQ, SC/24

Alexis Pinturault (France)

(Photo by Christophe Pallot/Agence Zoom)

Age: 30

Hometown: Courcheval

World Cup wins: 34

World Cup podiums: 71

World Cup titles: 7

World Championship medals: 6

Olympic medals: 4

  • 2019 Birds of Prey: SG/4, GS/17
  • 2018 Birds of Prey: SG/16, GS/14
  • 2017 Birds of Prey: SG/5, GS/12
  • 2015 Birds of Prey: SG/DNF, GS/DNF
  • 2014 Birds of Prey: SG/3, GS/2
  • 2013 Birds of Prey: SG/18T, GS/5
  • 2012 Birds of Prey: GS/5
  • 2011 Birds of Prey: GS/9T, GS/4, SL/DNF

Adrian Smiseth Sejersted (Norway)

(Photo by Alexis Boichard/Agence Zoom)

Age: 27

Hometown: Bærum

World Cup podiums: 2

  • 2019 Birds of Prey: DH/5, SG/8
  • 2018 Birds of Prey: DH/24, SG/23
  • 2017 Birds of Prey: DH/19, SG/18

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