Holl is undoubtedly one of the breakout stars of the 2018 season

Vali Holl has already won the World Cup overall with two races to go. But where would her race times place her in the Elite category?

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Vali Holl’s 2018 so far involves five out of five World Cup wins and a subsequent points total that means she has already won the World Cup Overall, with two races still to go!

She currently sits, unreachable, at the top of the Junior Women category. A common theme has been for people to point out where her result would have placed her in the Elite Women category. Well, let’s have a look at just that.

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Event: Losinj, Croatia World Cup DH
Time: 2:50:093
Place if in Elite: 6th
Points if in Elite: 9

Event: Fort William, Scotland World Cup DH
Time: 5:21:694
Place if in Elite: 4th
Points if in Elite: 125

Event: Leogang, Austria World Cup DH
Time: 3:56:122
Place if in Elite: 7th
Points if in Elite: 80

Event: Val di Sole, Italy World Cup DH
Time: 4:43:057
Place if in Elite: 10th
Points if in Elite: 55

Event: Vallnord, Andorra World Cup DH
Time: 5:08:528
Place if in Elite: 7th
Place if in Elite: 80

If Vali Holl was racing in the Elite Women category at World Cup DH event she would currently have 435 points, which would place her 8th overall.

Elite Women’s World Cup Overall Standings if included Vali Holl

  1. Rachel Atherton, 986 pts
  2. Tahnee Seagrave, 906
  3. Tracey Hannah, 740
  4. Myriam Nicole, 610
  5. Monika Hrastnik, 582
  6. Marine Cabirou, 496
  7. Emilie Siegenthaler, 476
  8. Vali Holl, 435
  9. Cecile Ravanel, 375
  10. Mariana Salazar, 312

It’s going to be fascinating to see what theoretical points tally Vali Holl will end up with by the end of the World Cup season.

Can she (theoretically) make it on to the Elite Women podium come La Bresse in August?