It was unbelievably close. I can't believe I won. I have been fighting the downhill all year and I didn't come here with a positive attitude I was hoping to finish top 10.
More Quotes from Anja Paerson:She has one of my old coaches as a trainer. She's really shown herself a few times this year. She did a really good training run in the downhill so I know she can ski fast.
I'm happy. This has been a good Olympics. It was always a tough fight with the snow. I really wanted a medal today, but you can't have it all.
Everyone is battling. Last year I was lucky, I had a good season, but this year it's hard to stay up there. Everybody's really fighting for it. But it's nice to have the red bib.
I crossed my skis really bad. I was waiting for the crash ... for my head to hit the snow.
She won again today. OK, I won, too, but I think she is the favorite at the Olympics.
In Norway my knees were OK, but right now I feel a little pain. I'm going to fight through this World Cup season and I'm quite confident about this weekend's races.
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Ya know, right now the most important thing in my life is to make sure you understand that, first of all I thank God I'm alive today, and I mean that. I spent too many years of my life thinking that the big party was the whole thing.
Stevie Ray Vaughan