Aleksandr Khoroshilov (RUS) in an interview with Fischer Sports
With his victory in the legendary Nightrace in Schladming he earned himself a place in the history books. He is the first Russian since Aleksandr Zhirov in 1981 to win a World Cup race. He still remains modest, however, and has not set his targets too high for the upcoming WSC. Aleksandr is not a man of many words but who would have thought that he thinks of a pink elephant at the start of a race…
Fischer ace Khoroshilov triumphs in Schladming
Alexander Khoroshilov used all his experience in Tuesday's Nightrace in Schladming to put in a fantastic performance and overshadow all his opponents. The exceptional Russian racer on the Fischer Racing Team won the last World Cup race before the Alpine Ski World Championships in Vail in impressive style, celebrating his first ever World Cup victory in front of around 45,000 spectators.
3rd place for Niki Hosp in St. Moritz
All-rounder Nicole Hosp once again demonstrated her class in the women's Super G in St. Moritz. Third place in this discipline was the best result of the season so far for the Fischer Race Family athlete from Bichlbach in Tyrol.
WCH gold for Limbacher in skicross
The 25-year-old Fischer athlete Andrea Limbacher has won the gold medal in skicross at the WCH in Kreischberg. The Upper Austrian clinched the title after a marvellous performance on Sunday which saw her beat Ophelie David of France by a close margin. Bronze went to Switzerland's Fanny Smith.
One weekend and numerous successes for the Fischer Race Family
A third place in Wengen (SUI), a third place in Cortina (ITA) and victory in the Europa Cup in Zauchensee (AUT). This is the impressive tally for the Fischer Race Family on the third racing weekend of the new year.