Fresh off exciting weekend of PSL action in Piancavallo (ITA), Wednesday saw another thrilling race to go down on the slopes of Rogla (SLO), which wrapped up what was another successful parallel giant slalom World Cup campaign. Germany’s Ramona Theresia Hofmeister and Italy’s Edwin Coratti took the top spots in respective women’s and men’s competitions, with Hofmeister and her teammate Stefan Baumeister taking season’s top World Cup honours by securing the parallel giant slalom crystal globes.
Warm, spring conditions and a dynamic course allowed the sport’s best to shine yet once again, and with plenty of tights heats throughout the day, the event in Rogla concluded another highly entertaining PGS World Cup season on a high note.
In the women’s competition Ramona Theresia Hofmeister was back to her winning ways, taking her first victory in 2021/22. Hofmeister edged out the likes of Jessica Keiser (SUI), Sabine Schoeffmann (AUT) and her teammate Carolin Langenhorst (GER) before facing Tsubaki Miki (JPN) in the big final.
Once there, Hofmeister kicked things off strong, storming out of the start gate to gain .42 sec advantage over Miki at the first intermediate time that she would hold on to, crossing the finish line in indisputable first place.
Hofmeister came with an impressive clutch performance to take everything there was up for grabs in Rogla, as with the victory on Wednesday, all of the sudden the German rider jumped from fifth into first place in the PGS standing. With Rogla’s competition acting as the final PGS event of the season Hofmeister was awarded with the FIS Snowboard Alpine World Cup small crystal globe for winning the giant slalom classification.