With one World Cup super-G race left on the 2018 calendar, Norwegian Attacking Viking Kjetil Jansrud clinched his third career super-G globe on Sunday after winning his hometown race in Kvitfjell, Norway, ahead of Swiss rival Beat Feuz in second and France’s Brice Roger in third. With Sunday’s victory, Jansrud has now won seven World Cup speed races in Kvitfjell, five of them in super-G.

“It feels amazing,” he shared after the race. “It’s been a few times and you never expect it to happen again but then it does. It’s an amazing day building on a pretty insane track record in super-G so I’m very happy.”

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The Attacking vikings have also won every overall super-G globe since 2012, with Jansrud, Aksel Lund Svindal, and Aleksander Aamodt Kilde sharing the seven titles.

“It has been the Norwegian discipline for quite a while now and I’m not sure why,” Jansrud admitted. “If I knew then it would be six or seven Norwegian guys on top and it isn’t, but somehow we keep on fighting hard and end up on top and it’s every time a proud moment for us.”

This season in particular has been an interesting one in super-G as four different men have taken home victories with Jansrud being the only repeat winner so far as he also won the opening race in Lake Louise, Canada, last November.

“It makes for a tighter cup when you have different winners,” he added. “I thought for me the biggest challenge was not making points in Val Gardena, which is normally one of my strongest hills. I got a feeling that it was going to be tough there.”

Switzerland’s Feuz has been on the podium seven times this season, but Sunday’s runner-up finish was only his second of the year in super-G. Feuz has also finished either first or second on each of his World Cup podiums this season. The Swiss was also the Olympic bronze medalist in super-G last month.

“Until the Olympics it wasn’t working so well for me in super-G, but now I found a way to be more relaxed on my skis and can do well also in that discipline,” Feuz said. “The confidence from the Olympic medal and the fact that I really like this hill also helped.”

Roger surprised everyone — including himself — with his performance. Image Credit: GEPA Pictures/Matic Klansek

The surprise of the day came from France’s Brice Roger who charged from the 49th start position to match his career-best World Cup finish in third, 0.33 seconds behind Jansrud.

“Super-G has been really hard for me this season,” said Roger. “I found my pace in downhill but was struggling a lot in super-G. I had nothing to lose and this morning I chose to change something in my setup and it worked. Before the race, I was looking at the standings and I needed a top five to have a chance to go to Finals. I thought I had no chance and now I get a bonus race to conclude the season. I’m super happy.”

The Americans were led by Jared Goldberg in 16th place and was the only American to find the points on Sunday. Bryce Bennett and Andrew Weibrecht finished in 37th and 38th place, respectively, with Ryan Cochran-Siegle in 39th and Wiley Maple in 48th.

The top 25 ranked men from each discipline now head to Are, Sweden, for World Cup finals March 14-18.


Top 10

1. Kjetil Jansrud (NOR) – Head/Head/Head
2. Beat Feuz (SUI) – Head/Head/Head
3. Brice Roger (FRA) – Rossignol/Rossignol/Look
4. Adrian Smiseth Sejersted (NOR) – Atomic/Atomic/Atomic
5. Manuel Osborne-Paradis (CAN) – Head/Head/Head
6. Mauro Caviezel (SUI) – Atomic/Atomic/Atomic
7. Hannes Reichelt (AUT) – Salomon/Salomon/Salomon
8. Max Franz (AUT) – Atomic/Atomic/Atomic
8. Thomas Dressen (GER) – Rossignol/Rossignol/Look
10. Andreas Sander (GER) – Atomic/Atomic/Atomic


Official Results

RankBibFIS CodeNameYearNationTotal TimeDiff.FIS PointsWC Points
 1 9 421483JANSRUD Kjetil1985NOR 1:33.21 0.00 100
 2 15 511383FEUZ Beat1987SUI 1:33.43 +0.22 2.55 80
 3 49 194190ROGER Brice1990FRA 1:33.54 +0.33 3.82 60
 4 25 422310SEJERSTED Adrian Smiseth1994NOR 1:33.55 +0.34 3.94 50
 5 30 102899OSBORNE-PARADIS Manuel1984CAN 1:33.65 +0.44 5.10 45
 6 16 511513CAVIEZEL Mauro1988SUI 1:33.66 +0.45 5.21 40
 7 5 50742REICHELT Hannes1980AUT 1:33.68 +0.47 5.45 36
 8 17 53817FRANZ Max1989AUT 1:33.78 +0.57 6.60 32
 8 2 202535DRESSEN Thomas1993GER 1:33.78 +0.57 6.60 32
 10 12 200379SANDER Andreas1989GER 1:33.79 +0.58 6.72 26
 11 26 422120SAUGESTAD Stian1992NOR 1:33.81 +0.60 6.95 24
 12 19 192746THEAUX Adrien1984FRA 1:33.87 +0.66 7.65 22
 13 13 53980KRIECHMAYR Vincent1991AUT 1:33.88 +0.67 7.76 20
 14 6 293006INNERHOFER Christof1984ITA 1:33.89 +0.68 7.88 18
 15 38 6290985BUZZI Emanuele1994ITA 1:33.93 +0.72 8.34 16
 16 37 934643GOLDBERG Jared1991USA 1:34.01 +0.80 9.27 15
 17 23 512039ROULIN Gilles1994SUI 1:34.03 +0.82 9.50 14
 18 10 54009WALDER Christian1991AUT 1:34.04 +0.83 9.62 13
 19 46 194167MUZATON Maxence1990FRA 1:34.07 +0.86 9.96 12
 20 22 51215BAUMANN Romed1986AUT 1:34.08 +0.87 10.08 11
 21 61 103271THOMSEN Benjamin1987CAN 1:34.23 +1.02 11.82 10
 22 14 194298GIEZENDANNER Blaise1991FRA 1:34.26 +1.05 12.17 9
 22 3 422139KILDE Aleksander Aamodt1992NOR 1:34.26 +1.05 12.17 9
 24 20 100558COOK Dustin1989CAN 1:34.38 +1.17 13.56 7
 25 27 512042KRYENBUEHL Urs1994SUI 1:34.39 +1.18 13.67 6
 25 18 202059FERSTL Josef1988GER 1:34.39 +1.18 13.67 6
 27 54 6291625SCHIEDER Florian1995ITA 1:34.41 +1.20 13.90 4
 28 34 194858ALLEGRE Nils1994FRA 1:34.42 +1.21 14.02 3
 29 33 54209KRENN Christoph1994AUT 1:34.44 +1.23 14.25 2
 29 32 561217KOSI Klemen1991SLO 1:34.44 +1.23 14.25 2
 31 57 191740CLAREY Johan1981FRA 1:34.56 +1.35 15.64 0
 32 50 194650PICCARD Roy1993FRA 1:34.59 +1.38 15.99 0
 33 1 291459PARIS Dominik1989ITA 1:34.61 +1.40 16.22 0
 34 43 104096THOMPSON Broderick1994CAN 1:34.75 +1.54 17.84 0
 35 39 54005STRIEDINGER Otmar1991AUT 1:34.87 +1.66 19.23 0
 36 53 170131FAARUP Christoffer1992DEN 1:34.89 +1.68 19.47 0
 37 58 6530104BENNETT Bryce1992USA 1:34.94 +1.73 20.05 0
 38 29 530939WEIBRECHT Andrew1986USA 1:34.95 +1.74 20.16 0
 39 40 53981KROELL Johannes1991AUT 1:34.96 +1.75 20.28 0
 40 4 561216KLINE Bostjan1991SLO 1:35.19 +1.98 22.94 0
 41 28 6530319COCHRAN-SIEGLE Ryan1992USA 1:35.22 +2.01 23.29 0
 42 44 512038ROGENTIN Stefan1994SUI 1:35.31 +2.10 24.33 0
 43 36 512031BARANDUN Gian Luca1994SUI 1:35.37 +2.16 25.03 0
 44 47 561310HROBAT Miha1995SLO 1:35.39 +2.18 25.26 0
 45 41 293550MARSAGLIA Matteo1985ITA 1:35.51 +2.30 26.65 0
 46 21 511981WEBER Ralph1993SUI 1:35.61 +2.40 27.81 0
 47 56 180570ROMAR Andreas1989FIN 1:35.78 +2.57 29.78 0
 48 62 930024MAPLE Wiley1990USA 1:36.13 +2.92 33.83 0
 49 8 511638TUMLER Thomas1989SUI 1:36.20 +2.99 34.64 0
 50 45 501987MONSEN Felix1994SWE 1:36.43 +3.22 37.31 0
 51 64 390041LUIK Juhan1997EST 1:39.91 +6.70 77.63 0
Did not finish 1st run
 60 700878BENDIK Martin1993SVK 0
 59 430472KLUSAK Michal1990POL 0
 55 202525SCHMID Manuel1993GER 0
 52 6190006SCHULLER Victor1995FRA 0
 51 422278WINDINGSTAD Rasmus1993NOR 0
 42 511529GISIN Marc1988SUI 0
 35 422073NETELAND Bjoernar1991NOR 0
 31 990081CASSE Mattia1990ITA 0
 24 561255CATER Martin1992SLO 0
 11 53902MAYER Matthias1990AUT 0
 7 421328SVINDAL Aksel Lund1982NOR 0
Did not start 1st run
 63 370031ALESSANDRIA Arnaud1993MON 0
 48 511847MANI Nils1992SUI 0