Stunning win for Pinturault in Soelden

SOELDEN, AUSTRIA - OCTOBER 23: Alexis Pinturault of France takes 1st place during the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Men's Giant Slalom on October 23, 2016 in Soelden, Austria (Photo by Michel Cottin/Agence Zoom)

Alexis Pinturault of France won the opening giant slalom World Cup race in Soelden in style, ahead of Austria’’s Marcel Hirscher and Germany’s Felix Neureuther. The Frenchman was only 0.17 seconds ahead of Hirscher after the first run but extended it to an impressive 0.7 seconds. It was the Head skier’s first win in Soelden.

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