The finals of the 2019 Alpine Ski World Cup in Grandvalira Andorra!
For the first time in its history, the Principality will soon host a major event in the winter sports calendar. The finals of the 2019 Alpine Ski World Cup will take place in Andorra in March. The event will take place in the resort of Grandvalira. Here is all you need to know about the upcoming Grandvalira Ski World Cup!
The 2019 Alpine Ski World Cup arrives in Andorra for the grand finale!
This news has not gone unnoticed by fans of skiing and powder but it still seems useful to remember: the finals of the 2019 Alpine Ski World Cup will be held in Andorra from March 11 to March 17.
Opening in the Principality
The resort of Grandvalira will host the most popular competition of alpine skiing in the world with the Olympic Games and the World Championships. This event is already historic since never before has the Principality hosted the finals of this prestigious event.
It is therefore that the world elite of alpine skiing will meet in Andorra at the end of the season on the occasion of what many observers call the Grandvalira Ski World Cup. The 25 best specialists in each discipline will try to win the supreme title in slalom, giant slalom, super giant and downhill. The male and female categories will be represented.
Grandvalira Ski World Cup: everything is ready!
Grandvalira resort, the largest alpine skiing area in the Pyrenees, was chosen to host the finals of the 2019 Alpine Ski World Cup in Andorra. Remember that it had already been the scene of a stage of the events of the Women’s Alpine Ski World Cup in 2012.
The 2019 Alpine Ski World Cup in Andorra on Avet and Aliga
The show will surely be the rendezvous for the spectators during the Grandvalira Ski World Cup as the champions will hit two tracks among the most emblematic of the Principality, and even the Pyrenees:
- the track Avet is located in the Soldeu area. It will host the technical disciplines of slalom and giant slalom. Its north-west orientation guarantees the excellent quality snow throughout the season, and ski lovers in Andorra know it well!
- The track Aliga is located in El Tarter. Its double X-shaped slopes will be dedicated to speed disciplines. Guaranteed sensations on 2.7 kilometers of length, 60 meters of width and a difference in height of more than 750 meters!
Note that these two tracks are homologated by the FIS (International Ski Federation) since 2007 and 2013, guaranteeing their exceptional character for skiers as well as spectators.
Grandvalira World Cup Skiing: an upsteam work that ended up paying!
At the end of September, the smile inevitably appeared on the faces of the organizers of the finals of the 2019 Alpine Ski World Cup in Andorra. During the presentation of the communication campaign around the event, at the cinema Illa Carlemany in Escaldes-Engordany, Andorra for the first time was in the spotlight..
The importance of organizing the 2019 Alpine Ski World Cup in Andorra
It must be said that the work done in recent years by the authorities to give Andorra the visibility that the country deserves undeniably on the world ski scene is considerable.
The Grandvalira Ski World Cup will enjoy an unprecedented media exposure, or almost, in the country, which should help to strengthen the positioning as a reference in the world of international skiing.
Conrad Blanch, General Manager of the Organizing Committee for the Finals of 2019 Alpine Ski World Cup in Andorra, reminded us that one of the main objectives of the event, in addition to its proven sporting character, is also to make the Principality known around the globe by highlighting its exceptional quality as a tourist destination of choice.
Carolina Ruiz and Luc Alphand, sponsors of the Grandvalira Ski World Cup
On top of that, the 2019 Alpine Ski World Cup in Andorra will be able to count on the participation of luxury ambassadors with huge champions Carolina Ruiz, former Spanish victorious skier in a 2013 World Cup downhill in Meribel, and Luc Alphand, whose huge prize list mentions, among other things, a title of champion of the World Cup in 1997.
The party promises to be very beautiful in March in Andorra!
That is all information about the program of the finals of the 2019 Ski World Cup in Andorra. The Grandvalira Ski World Cup should attract the crowd in the Principality, the opportunity to discover a beautiful territory. And if you feel like coming to the contry, do not hesitate to contact Set Up, Private Concierge, the specialist in expatriation in Andorra. We will advise you on many aspects of life on the territory: to obtain residence status, start a business, complete banking formalities, find housing, etc.