Thursday, October 21, 2010

The Alpine Ski World Cup starts next Weekend in Sölden

From 22th to 24th October 2010 Sölden (Tirol, Austria) again hosts the ultimate FIS Ski World Cup Races. As every year, the Women's Giant Slalom opens the new World Cup season.
On Saturday the FIS World Cup opens with the Women’s Giant Slalom on the Rettenbach glacier in Sölden. The FIS Women's and Men's Alpine Ski World Cup is held for the 13th time in the Tyrolean ski resort.

Programme:
23.10.2010 Women's Giant Slalom
24.10.2010 Men's Giant Slalom

Starting times:
10:00 am: 1st run
13:00 pm: 2nd run

Tomorrow the FIS Forum Alpinum – the Information Session for Ski Journalists – will take place in the Freizeit Arena in Sölden. At 6:30 pm, the Krone World Cup Party will be held in the Postplatz square in Sölden village center. At 9:30 pm, a side-event will take place in the Alibi Bar/Central hotel*****: World Cup Opening Party live on stage: Gregor Glaz.
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.

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