Alpine Skiing news - Dominik Paris seals Super-G Crystal Globe in Andorra
Dominik Paris made up for missing out on the 2018-19 Alpine Ski World Cup downhill title on Wednesday by clinching his first super-G crystal globe in Andorra.
Overall FIS Alpine ski Super G 's winner Italy's Dominik Paris celebrates with the crystal globe trophy during the podium ceremony after competing in the Men's Super G race during the FIS Alpine ski world cup championship on March 14, 2019, in Grandvalira
The 29-year-old Italian, who was pipped to the post by Switzerland's Beat Feuz in the downhill standings, returned to the slopes of Soldeu a day later and rounded off a dominant campaign in the super-G discipline.
'What a ski!' - Paris clinches Super-G Crystal Globe
By topping the podium in 1:20.42 ahead of Switzerland's Mauro Caviezel (1:20.57) and Austria's Vincent Kriechmayr (1:20.86), Paris took the title by a an 84-point margin, with Kriechmayr and Caviezel second and third overall respectively.
Caviezel has to settle for second despite stellar run
"[It's] a dream come true; a lot of hard work and I pushed always," said Paris, whose previous best finish in the super-G standings was second in 2015.
"I was, two or three times, very close to [taking] this but I am so happy.
"I tried to focus on the course and on speed but it was hard. I was more nervous than normal but I tried to thrash it out and everything on the limit, trying to win the race.