Norway dominate the podium in Val Gardena

VAL GARDENA, ITALY - DECEMBER 18: Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway takes 1st place, Kjetil Jansrud of Norway takes 2nd place, Aleksander Aamodt Kilde of Norway takes 3rd place during the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Men's Super-G on December 18, 2015 in Val Gardena, Italy. (Photo by Francis Bompard/Agence Zoom)

They had done it before in Slalom and the Combined race but never in the Super G or a speed race. This was the Norwegians owning the podium. First Aleksander Aamodt Kilde posted a time that had the better of everyone until Aksel Lund Svindal came down and then Kjetil Jansrud made it a Viking podium in taking second place. Svindal and Jansrud are accustomed to being in the battle for the race win, but this was Kilde’s first podium spot after spending most of the last year injured. While the baton has not been passed on yet, the Norwegians do have a habit of finding talent and bringing them on to the World Cup success trail regularly. 

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