The Super-G last race before the Finals in Courchevel brought the best discipline skier to the Top of the Podium. In a tight race, Aleksander Aamodt Kilde edged by a mere +0.07 seconds Canadian James Crawford.
Matthias Mayer, second in the discipline standings finished in third place +0.12 seconds behind Kilde.
After today's win, the Norwegian claims the crystal globe in the Super-G for the second time, after winning in the 2015-2016 season.
Kilde is the seventh skier to win the Super-G crystal globe more than once, and the third from Norway after Aksel Lund Svindal (5) and Kjetil Jansrud (3).
Kilde has won three World Cup Super-G wins this season, in Beaver Creek, Val Gardena, Bormio, and Kvitfjell. He joins the exclusive group of male skiers with more than
three Super-G wins in a single season with Hermann Maier (4 in 1997-1998, 1998-1999, and 1999-2000) and Svindal (4 in 2012-2013).
Kilde claimed Norway's ninth Super-G win in the men's World Cup in Kvitfjell, joining Austria (9) for most. Jansrud (5), Kjetil André Aamodt (2), and Svindal (1) recorded Norway's previous eight wins in the Norwegian Ski resort.
Today's second place is personal best result and first podium World Cup podium for James Crawford. His best position until today was fifth place in the Super-G in Wengen this season. He finished in Kitzbühel sixth in the Downhill in 2022 and in the Super-G in 2021.