The World Cup season wrapped up Sunday with another sunny and warm spring day in the Swiss Alps at the World Cup Finals with men’s slalom and women’s giant slalom. David Chodounsky (Crested Butte, CO) just missed the top 20, while Mikaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, CO) showed promise in GS despite skiing out in the first run.
Mikaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, CO) provided another dominating slalom victory – her fifth win of the season – Saturday at the Audi FIS Ski World Cup Finals in St. Moritz, Switzerland.
The Audi FIS Ski World Cup Finals kick off today (Wednesday, March 16) at the site of the 2017 World Championships in St. Moritz. The sun is shining, the track is reminiscent of that Colorado buttery smooth snow and globes are up for grabs. Plus, nearly all World Cup Finals events will be shown live on NBCSN.
A record 200,000 spectators came to see the races and evening concerts in Vail Valley over the course of the two-week 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships, according to Ceil Folz, president of the organizing committee. This was the third time the event has been held in the Vail Valley.
What was described as a tactically perfect run in the weather-shortened super G at St. Moritz, Switzerland brought American Lindsey Vonn her 57th Audi World Cup victory – her fourth this season.
There was more good news from Le Massif de Charlevoix last week than just the announcement that the Quebec ski and ride area would be open for bonus days on Dec. 8-9.
A special offer from some 100 hotel properties in Engadin St. Moritz, Switzerland means you can ski or ride on 350 kilometers of pistes for just $27 (CHF 25) per person per day.