Handle With Care: Brignone's Crystal Globes Come in the Mail By The Associated Press

Apr 08, 2020 275

The package that Italian skier Federica Brignone anxiously awaited while in isolation wasn’t from Amazon or the local supermarket. Amid a worldwide suspension of sports events because of the coronavirus pandemic, the heavy trunk held something every bit as precious: trophies honoring a season full of racing and emotions.

The special delivery late last month included three crystal globes: the big 9-kilogram (20-pound) prize for her first overall World Cup title — she’s the first Italian woman to win the coveted honor in the 53-year history of the competition — plus two smaller globes for her season-long giant slalom and Alpine combined titles.

 

 

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SOURCE: https://www.nytimes.com/

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