Marcel Hirscher is a name that resonates in the skiing community. The 28 year-old skier has a stellar record throughout his career. It shows how talented he is. You should have no doubt that Marcel is going to be the best overall ski racer in Alpine Skiing World Cup 2018.
The first and foremost question is: how can each athlete collect points for the overall standings? Well, the scores are collected based on their rankings in each race. 100, 80, 60 points are given for the first 3 winners.
According to online gambling news in Austria, the period that the scores will be recorded is throughout the 2017-2018 season from October 2017 until March 18th 2018. As of right now, there are more than 20 races until the end of the season. The person with the most accumulated points in the end will be named the best overall ski racer in Alpine Skiing World Cup 2018.
Leaderboard Says It All
The leaderboard doesn’t lie. It shows that Marcel Hirscher from Austria has a leading score of 574 points. Runner-up to him is Krisofferson Henrik (8/1) from Norway with 520 points. It’s almost a 50-point difference. According to online sports betting sites in Austria, the odds for Marcel Hirscher to be best overall ski racer in Alpine Skiing World Cup Overall 2018 is at 11/50, which is as high as it gets.
Apart from having the top scores this year, Marcel is also the first ski racer to win 6 overall titles since 2012. He expressed his feelings in an interview saying “It’s a brilliant feeling, incredible. The undoable has become doable.” With this confident attitude, there’s nothing stopping him from becoming the best overall ski racer in Alpine Skiing World Cup 2018.
Marcel Hirscher attends gala for Austrian Sports Personalities of the Year
A Journey to Become the Best overall Ski Racer in Alpine Skiing World Cup 2018
Marcel has come far. When he first started skiing in the World Cup, he ranked 153rd place overall. It only took him 5 years to reach number 1 and he is still up there. If you are impressed with his achievements, visit Unibet Sportsbook and bet on Marcel Hirscher to be the best overall ski racer in Alpine Skiing World Cup 2018 now!