Small finished in 34th place, eclipsing her previous best World Cup downhill result of 36th achieved in January 2018.
Small posted after the race:"comeback race is in the books and a PB in World Cup downhill, let's keep working!"
Small also took part in another downhill and super-g in Crans Montana, but did not finish her run in both events.
Next up for Small is the World Cup event in Garmisch Partenkirchen, Germany, with a downhill on January 30 and super-g on January 31.
IMAGE: Greta Small last season at Club Med resort in Valmorel © Chris Hocking/OWIA