Marco Schwarz Wins First World Cup Slalom Race in Adelboden

What a season! 4 Slalom Races this season and 4 different winners: Ramon Zenhaeusern in Alta Badia, Henrik Kristoffersen in Madonna di Campiglio, Linus Strasser in Zagreb and Marco Schwarz today in Adelboden.

An Exciting race today in Adelboden with Austrian Marco Schwarz earning his first career World Cup slalom victory, hanging on for the victory by 0.14 ahead of Linus Strasser and 0.15 seconds ahead of Great Britain’s Dave Ryding.

Until today, Marco Schwarz had been on the podium in Slalom seven times, but never being able to find the way to the top step. Before today his only World Cup victories came in one Alpine Combined race in Wengen in 2019 and the City Event in Oslo the same year.

"The whole team worked a lot and it feels amazing. Manu told me it's OK if I take the red bib today so I'm pretty happy about that (...) This is very special. I was sometimes in the lead and today I made it and it feels amazing to be on the top", Marco Schwarz said.