German skier pullings off astonish triumph in classic Kitzbuhel downhill

( CNN) It is more dreaded and challenging downhill in the world, but outsider Thomas Dressen testified his mettle with a entry World Cup triumph in the legendary Hahnenkamm race in Kitzbuhel.

The 24 -year-old German fixed exclusively the second podium finish of his job with a storming run down the notorious Streif course in front of the 45,000 -strong crowd intent on diverting the jolly Austrian used into a circu for this iconic weekend of ski racing.

The Kitzbuhel track is notoriously difficult with huge jump-starts, such as the 80 -meter Mausefalle not long after the steep start division, and tight, bumpy, technical parts such as the Steilhang.

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