Saturday, February 21, 2015

Swatch Skiers Cup 2015. Zermatt, Day 1

The riders of the Swatch Skiers Cup have arrived in Zermatt, Switzerland.
The Opening Ceremony takes place tonight at 9pm (CET) at the Backstage Cinema. The Big Mountain and the popular Backcountry Slopestyle events are on the program for the week, starting Monday 23rd at the earliest due to the current weather conditions.
  Follow Kaj Zakrisson and learn more about the start of this new 5th edition.
Zermatt Access All Areas, every evening during the Swatch Skiers Cup 2015 in Zermatt, Switzerland. The daily magazine about all the events of the day.



The next edition of the Swatch Skiers Cup will take place from 21 to 27 February 2015 in Zermatt. Team Europe and Team Americas face off against each other in this Freeski duel between the continents.
In the duel of the continents, Julien Regnier is captain of Team Europe and Seth Morrison captain of Team Americas.
In this unique freeskiing event, seven of the best riders from each region are selected by a team captain. In a face off in match play format during two days of competition, the teams will compete in both Big Mountain (freeride) and Backcountry Slopestyle (freestyle). Once again, Zermatt will be hosting the event, guaranteeing outstanding terrain in a spectacular setting in front of the almighty Matterhorn. The Backcountry Slopestyle competition and special entertainment in the village are all accessible to the public which adds to the very special atmosphere of this event.

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