Thursday, February 23, 2017

The Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup continues in Switzerland and Norway


This weekend Crans Montana and Kvitfjell will host the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup.
Ladies Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup moves to Crans Montana for the World Cup Super-G and two Alpine Combined Events. Located on a sunny plateau at 1,500 m above the Rhone Valley, Crans Montana offers visitors an outstand- ing Alpine panorama over the most beautiful peaks in the Alps, such as the Matterhorn and Mont Blanc. The ski domain of Crans Montana (1500-3000) allows skiers and snowboarders to enjoy snow thanks to 30 lifts and 140 km of pistes (53.2 blue, 70 red and 16.8 black) including the mythical Plaine Morte and the National. The Piste Nationale downhill course was remodelled on 2006/07 and two tunnels added to improve access during competitions.

Men Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Races, two downhills, one of which is the replacement for the event cancelled in Lake Louise, and a Super-G to close out the program on Sunday. will take place in Kvitfjell on the Olympic Downhill and Super-G courses. The resort was developed for the 1994 Winter Olympic Games held in Lillehammer.
Kvitfjell is a ski resort in the municipality of Ringebu, Norway. Kvitfjell was built for the 1994 Lillehammer Olympic Winter Games, and it is probably best known for hosting the alpine speed events (Downhill and SG). The technical alpine events of the Olympics (Giant Slalom and Slalom) were held at Hafjell. Since Lillehammer Olympic Winter Games, it has become one of the best and most modern ski resorts in Northern Europe. Kvitfjell is located just 2.5 hours north of the Oslo Airport. The ski are offers 25 kilometres of slopes with a vertical drop of 854 metres (from the top at 1039 m to 185 m above sea level) served by 9 lifts: 3 chairlifts, 3 T-Bar lifts, 2 telescopic lifts and 1 belt lift. You can find a piste for everyone with 7 green, 5 blue, 6 red and 3 black with a longest run of 3,500 m with 85% of the alpine skiing pistes covered in artificial snow.

Crans Montana (SUI)
February 24th Alpine Combined / Ladies
February 25th Super G / Ladies
February 26th Alpine Combined / Ladies

Kvitfjell (NOR)
February 24th Downhill / Men
February 25th Downhill / Men
February 26th Super G / Men

Jeongseon (KOR)
March 4th Downhill / Ladies
March 5th Super G / Ladies

Kranjska Gora (SLO)
March 4th Giant Slalom / Men
March 5th Slalom / Men

Squaw Valley (USA)
March 10th Giant Slalom / Ladies
March 11th Slalom / Ladies

Aspen (USA)
WC Finals 2017

March 15th Downhill / Ladies and Men
March 16th Super G / Ladies and; Men
March 17th Team Event / Mixed
March 18th Giant Slalom / Men
March 18th Slalom / Ladies
March 19th Slalom / Men
March 19th Giant Slalom / Ladies

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