Audi FIS Ski World Cup: DH and Alpine Combined in Bormio
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The Audi FIS Ski World Cup is back on the Stelvio slope of Bormio. After three wonderful editions on the Dopo Deborah Compagnoni slope of Santa Caterina Valfurva, the World Cup circuit will back on a slope where the history of alpine skiing was written.

Audi FIS Ski World Cup: on 28/29 December on the Stelvio slope

The Stelvio will make its new appearance into the white circuit on 28 and 29 December 2017:

  • 28 December 2017 –Men’s Downhill race in Bormio along the Stelvio slope
  • 29 dicembre 2017 – Men’s Combined race in Bormio along the Stelvio slope

audi fis ski world cup: bormio 2017

Bormio is a legendary ski resort where the history of alpine skiing was made. The hall of fame features champions who wrote significant pages in the story of downhill. From the American Miller and Rahlves, to the Austrians Maier, Walchhofer, Eberharter, Schifferer and Strobl, the Swiss Defafo and the “Azzurri” Innerhofer and Paris. The last winner on the Stelvio was Aksel Lund Svindal. Who will be the next?

Audi FIS Ski World Cup: the works towards Bormio 2017

The complete calendar of the World Cup 2018FIS Alpine Calendar 2017/2018

The 2017 program

  • Tuesday 26 December
    • 11:30 am – first official training (men’s downhill race) – Ski stadium
  • Wednesday 27 December
    • 11:30 am – second official training (men’s downhill race) – Ski stadium
    • 6:00 pm – parade, meeting with the “Azzurri” and bib draw – Piazza Cavour

During the extraction of the bibs for the free descent scheduled for the following day,  will be organized a parade from Piazza San Vitale to Piazza Cavour along Via Roma.
Participants in the parade, among others, the Bormio Filarmonica Band, some local athletes with the flags of the participating nations, the fans club, the sports associations of Bormio and Valleys, the ski club, etc. In Piazza Cavour there will be entertainment with music both before and after the extraction of the bibs that will see the participation of the athletes in the race.
It is also foreseen the participation of the Alpine Guides with the descent from the Tower of the Hours and the Happy New Year’s greetings.
Along the runway path, there will before the distribution of hot tea and mulled wine spots.

  • Thursday 28 December
    • 11:00 am / 3:00 pm – Live music – Ski stadium
    • 11:45 am – Men’s downhill race and award ceremony – Ski stadium
  • Friday 29 December
    • 11:30 am – Men’s Alpine Combined: downhill – Ski stadium
    • 3:00 pm – Men’s Alpine Combined: slalom and award ceremony – Ski stadium

Furthermore, Thursday 28 December from 17.00 to 20.00 approximately,  groups and local associations challenge each other in the preparation of the best mulled wine of Bormio.
There will be several locations in the historic center and a highly qualified jury will taste all the wines to decree the king.
The recipe is important but also clothing, staging and, above all, sympathy!
During the event, musical entertainment and street artists in the historic center and Piazza Cavour.