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Triumph for the Carrera Ski Racing Team


24/03/2009
Carlo Janka, Super Combined World Champion
Michael Walchhofer, Downhill World Champion
Anja Paerson, Super Combined World Champion and 4° place in Super-G

Padua, March 2009 – This year’s final races of the 2008/2009 Ski World Cup were held in Are, in Sweden, in a climate of great enthusiasm and celebrations for the athletes of the CARRERA SKI RACING TEAM, which during the season notched up a remarkable series of victories, taking CARRERA helmets and goggles to the highest steps of the most prestigious podia.

What a championship it has been for the Swiss-born Carlo Janka, already World Champion in Giant specialty during the Championship, he earned the 1st place in the Super Combined. The young athlete Janka is a true surprise for this season, demonstrating to have all the right tools for a great career.

More great results were achieved by Austrian Michael Walchhofer, Downhill World Champion, a perfect end to a year of outstanding results in this discipline such as his 1° place in Val Gardena (Italy), 3° in Bormio (Italy) and 2° in Kitzbuehel (Aut).

The Swedish Anja Paerson also had a remarkable season: after winning the Super Combined in St.Moritz and the Downhill in Altenmarkt, she arrived 2° in the Super G in Garmisch and she closed the season with a 1° place in Super Combined and 4° in Super G.

The other triumphant results of CARRERA SKI RACING TEAM included the second place in Downhill obtained by Austrian Andrea Fischbacher, who put on a good show in the Bansko slalom and that held in Lake Louise.

Great satisfaction was also brought by Austrian Romed Baumann, 3° place in the Super Combined and absolute winner in Sestriere (Fra) on 21th Febbruary.

Moelgg brothers this year obtained important results: Manuela Moelgg arrived 2° in Giant Slalom in Semmering (AUT) and in La Molina (SPA), while Manfred Moelgg earned the 1° place in Slalom in Garmisch (GER) and the 4° in that held in Schladming (AUT).

Great results for the Carrera Ski Racing Team, ready to participate at the 2010 Winter Olimpic Games in Vancouver, Canada.



CARRERA helmets and goggles, essential for athletes’ safety during their outstanding performances, accompanied the CARRERA SKI RACING TEAM in all their events.
The quality of CARRERA products - ski helmets, goggles and sunglasses - is guaranteed by the experience of the Safilo Group.


Last update: 07/09/2009, 14:28


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