25.10.2008 Women's Giant Slalom
26.10.2008 Men's Giant Slalom
Yesterday the FIS Forum Alpinum – the Information Session for Ski Journalists – took place took place in the Freizeit Arena in Sölden.
At 6:30 pm, the Krone World Cup Party was held in the Postplatz square in Sölden village center.
Finally, closing a long day, the Frozen Fire World Cup Party took place in the Aqua Dome Tirol Therme Längenfeld opening officially the winter season.
This afternoon, starting at 7:00 pm, a new kind of side-event will take place in the Freizeit Arena: the Worldcup "Oktoberfest", live music and entertainment by Jetzendorfer Hinterhofmusikanten and DJ RM.
Sölden offers the marvelous BIG 3, Austria's only ski area with 3 mountains higher than 3,000 meters which are accessible by lifts or gondolas. From November trough May thanks to the ski area's high-Alpine location (1,350 - 3,250 m) and the modern snowmaking system (covering all slopes lower than 2,200 m) snow is guaranteed in Sölden.
FIS has launched a new website focused on the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup. The website is now online at http://www.fisalpineworldcup.com/.