JAN 20, 2020
The good news from Atomic’s Redster Nordic Unit continues: on his Redster S9 Carbon with a transparent base Simen Hegstad Krueger captured the podium for the first time in a classic World Cup race. Finishing 3rd in the 15 km pursuit race of Nove Mesto (CZE), he achieved his career-best classic result. And Simon Eder was happy about his 3rd place in the Biathlon World Cup relay race with team Austria in Ruhpolding.
Good tactics, fast skis and a strong performance is all it takes. Once more, Atomic’s Cross-Country star Simen Hegstad Krueger proved that he’s capable of shifting up gear at any time. This time, it was the Atomic Redster C9 Carbon with an ultra-fast transparent base that helped him speed up. His 3rd place in the 15 km pursuit race in Nove Mesto is all the more remarkable as he grabbed his first classic World Cup podium in conditions he usually really dislikes: a difficult and very deep track. Atomic Nordic Manager Peter Landl is delighted: “That was a really strong performance, not only by Simen, who finished 8th in the 15 km freestyle race in unfavorable conditions, but also by Hugo Lapalus finishing in a strong 11th place. In the classic competition Ermil Vokuev skied the sixth-fastest time.“
There is also good news from the Biathlon World Cup in Ruhpolding: Simon Eder and his team Austria finished 3rd in the relay – grabbing a spot on the podium again at long last.