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France's Mathieu Faivre was securing his maiden World Cup victory in the giant slalom at Val d'Isere.

Maiden victory for swashbuckling Faivre

Mathieu Faivre led a spectacular home charge in the giant slalom at Val D'Isere to claim his maiden World Cup victory ahead of Austrian great Marcel Hirscher.

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