Dave Ryding Wins World Cup Silver

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The Brit has taken his second World Cup podium of the season after his historic win in Kitzbühel in January. He came from 19th after the first run. NEW

It was second men’s slalom race in two days in the German resort of Garmisch Partenkirchen.

They were the first races since the Beijing Olympics at which Ryding was 13th.

On Saturday, Ryding finished in 20th place.

It wasn’t looking like a podium was on the cards when he finished 19th after the first run.

But on a course set by his coach, Tristan Glasse-Davies, Ryding flew.

All the faster skiers bar one from the first run then failed to beat his second run time or failed to finish.

The Norwegian, Henrik Kristoffersen was the one to pip Ryding and take the top spot.

Linus Strasser of Germany was 3rd.

🥈 for @dave_ryding in Garmisch!!! 🚀 Amazing work 👏 #GBSnowsport

Posted by GB Snowsport on Sunday, 27 February 2022

It’s another stunning performance and gives him his second World Cup podium of the season.

The GB former racer Konrad Bartelski was one of the first to congratulate him on social media.

Dave Ryding 2nd again today – brilliant.A week or so ago there some posts dishing the efforts of GB Snowsports. “Those…

Posted by Konrad Bartelski on Sunday, 27 February 2022

We’ll bring you more reaction to the news later so do check back.

MAIN PHOTO:  Dave Ryding at the 2022 Beijing Olympics –  ©  Sam Mellish/Team GB

This article was originally published by Planetski.eu. Read the original article here.

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