Journalists’ Insider Tip: Walchhofer edges out the Downhill lead

None of the journalists surveyed by the hit the jackpot for yesterday’s Super-G. Werner Heel wasn’t on anyone’s list of favorites. Nevertheless, we returned to survey our experienced media representatives ahead of today’s Downhill race.

Journalists put Bode Miller, Didier Cuche, Michael Walchhofer, Klaus Kröll and Erik Guay as the five potential winners on the Saslong. Michael Walchhofer was the one mentioned most often by several Austrian journalists.  

Here the journalist’s insider tips:

  • Franco Di Gennaro (Libertà/Piacenza): Bode Miller, Michael Walchhofer, Peter Fill
  • Helen Scott Smith (Eurosport): Didier Cuche, T J Lanning, Michael Walchhofer
  • Davide Marta (Race Ski Magazin): Klaus Kröll, T J Lanning, Werner Heel
  • Max Ischia (Tiroler Tageszeitung): Michael Walchhofer, Erik Guay, Aksel Lund Svindal
  • Marlis Czerny (Oberösterreichische Nachrichten): Michael Walchhofer, Didier Cuche, Hermann Maier
  • Cristiano Friggeri (Race Ski Magazin): Erik Guay, Bode Miller, Didier Cuche