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BASSINO ON THE PODIUM OF THE PARALLEL IN SESTRIERE

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BASSINO ON THE PODIUM OF THE PARALLEL IN SESTRIERE
Two days of very high level skiing, that have been a success for Sestriere and the pink avalanche. The triumph of Federica Brignone in the GS and the third place of Marta Bassino in the PGS have been the icing on the cake of this week end of races on the Kandahar Giovanni Alberto Agnelli course. Very impressive he number of people that crowded the arrival area and the VIP Tribune, some 30.000 in 48 hours, kissed by the rays of the sun and absolutely not scared by the chilling temperature. The at...
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BRIGNONE WRITES A NEW PAGE IN THE HISTORY OF SESTRIERE
The first day of Women’s World Cup in Sestriere has been a huge success. Thanks to a beautiful sunny day, 20.000 people packed the tribunes and the slope along the Kandahar Giovanni Alberto Agnelli course between the first and second run of the Giant Slalom. Italian flags, banners, cowbells and a warm support -despite the quite freezing temperature- were the background of this event that drew the attention of the whole world of ski. A contagious enthusiasm that fostered the show and the ra...
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GREAT EXPECTATION FOR THE TWO DAYS OF COMPETITIONS AT COLLE DEL SESTRIERE
Very last preparations in Sestriere for the two days of the Audi Fis Ski World Cup. Once completed the setting up of the course, on Friday Jan. 17th the track of first run of the Women’s Giant Slalom -that will start on Saturday at 11 am- has been arranged. In the meanwhile, the arrival parterre has been organized with the designated posts of the many international televisions, to interview the athletes on the spur of the moment.The Media Center hosts 80 workstations for journalists, photo...
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FOREFRONT TECHNOLOGY FORTHE RACE COURSE SETTING OF THE FIRST PARALLEL GIANT SLALOM IN SESTRIERE
On Sunday, Jan. 19th the athletes of the Audi Fis Ski World Cup will compete for the first time in the Women’s Parallel Giant Slalom on the Kandahar G.A. Agnelli course in Sestriere. A thrilling competition since the qualifications; the ranking to access the final phase will result from the sum of the timing on the two courses (red and blue). From the eight final on, it will be a head-to-head: with a draw, the athletes will be assigned a course where they will make only one race with direc...
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REACHED THE FIRST GOAL OF 13.000 ACCREDITIONS!

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REACHED THE FIRST GOAL OF 13.000 ACCREDITIONS!
Italy’s strong presence on the podium of Audi Fis Ski World Cup is inciting the heart of ski supporters. Over 20.000 people are expected to attend the competitions and, three days before the event, the first important goal has been reached: the number of accreditations exceeds 13.000 fans. Ski clubs, fan clubs, various associations and ski enthusiasts will pack the arrival parterre to cheer the champions that are competing in a Giant Slalom and a Parallel on January 18th and 19th. Some 8.0...
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SESTRIERE WORLD CUP ATMOSPHERE

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SESTRIERE WORLD CUP ATMOSPHERE
All is ready in Sestriere for the Ski World Cup that comes back after the great success of 2016. The Kandahar Giovanni Alberto Agnelli course is ready to host the Women’s Giant Slalom and Giant Parallel as well as the setting up of the VIP lounge and the Media area. Some details are still to be fixed and then the White Circus will land on the Pass. Good weather conditions will encourage the invasion of 20.000 ski enthusiasts.  Vialattea operators, ski instructors and the Army were com...
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WORKING IN PROGRESS

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WORKING IN PROGRESS
Just 7 days left before the Audi FIS Ski World Cup: works to ensure the best conditions on the slope G.A. Agnelli continue. Vialattea staff, ski instructors and Brigata Alpina Taurinense soldiers continue incessantly their work to complete everything in time for the ski races.  
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FIS INSPECTION

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FIS INSPECTION
This morning, FIS technicians checked the snow of the slope G.A. Agnelli. The result was positive; therefore, the two ski races planned in Sestriere for the Audi FIS Ski World Cup are officially confirmed: Giant Slalom on Saturday 18th January and Parallel Giant Slalom on Sunday 19th January. After this required technical inspection, last arrangements for the finish line area and for the slope are about to be completed.We inform you that a photogallery has been activated, which will be constantl...
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FINAL WORKS BEFORE THE COMPETITIONS

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FINAL WORKS BEFORE THE COMPETITIONS
After the great influx during the Christmas holidays, the Organisation Committee of the Ski World Cup 2020 is actively back to work. Thanks to a truck excavator and a snowblower, an access road to the main arrival area at the bottom of the slopes was created. Work began on Monday 6th January evening, right after the closing of the ski station, when the Vialattea’s tucks started to breach the 1meter of multi-layered snow. By doing so, the next morning the area had been successfully reached....
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ITALIAN WOMEN'S NATIONAL TEAM TRAINING

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ITALIAN WOMEN'S  NATIONAL TEAM TRAINING
The training session of six male national teams (Italy, Sweden, Switzerland, Great Britain, Slovenia and Spain) has just ended and now it is the turn of three athletes from our women’s World Cup national team. The very good Nicol Delago are expected, arrived second to the Super G of Lake Louise in Canada, her sister Nadia  and Elena Curtoni. The program includes the arrival in sestriere Sunday, December 15 and the three athletes will stay in the area of the avenue until Wedn...
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