GRANDVALIRA: A WORLD CUP SKI RESORT
A WORLD CUP SKI RESORT
In 2016-2017 season, Grandvalira made history by hosting sports competitions at the highest level and major international events. This season 2017-2018 the Andorran resort has a also a complete schedule: the Freeride Junior World Championship, the Speed Skiing World Cup trials; and Total Fight Masters of Freestyle, one of the most important events in the global freestyle calendar.
Thanks to the perfect organization of all the major events it has hosted so far, Grandvalira has earned the privilege of being chosen to host the FIS Alpine Ski World Cup finals in 2019. These races will see the best ranked male and female skiers from every World Cup style competing at Grandvalira.
FIS ski Europa Cup FINALS 2018
The largest resort in southern Europe is to once again host the Finals of the European Cup. The event will be held across two sections of the World Cup course in the territory: namely, the legendary Avet piste in Grandvalira – Soldeu, and the iconic Àliga piste in Grandvalira – El Tarter. It will be the third time that the resort has had the honour of hosting this competition.
The Cup will also serve as an organizational test, ensuring that the 2019 World Cup Finals, which are to take place on the same pistes, are a resounding success.
Date: March 12-18, 2018
FIS Speed Skiing World Cup FINALS 2018
Grandvalira continues its commitment to the extreme speed race on the Riberal slope in the Grandvalira-Grau Roig sector and will host the World Cup once more. Grandvalira will host the world’s fastest skiers from April 6 to 9 with an impressive 30-foot ramp ap- proved by the FIS, which will guarantee a spectacular trial designed to surprise the audience with speeds of up to 124 mph. The competition is split into two different trials: the first on April 6 and 7, and the second on April 8 and 9.
Date: April 5-7, 2018
Total Fight Masters of Freestyle 2018
The 13th Total Fight Masters of Freestyle once again brings the best snowboard and freeski riders together at the Andorran resort. Snowpark El Tarter will set the stage for two weekends packed with spectacular jumps and fun. Snowboarding is in the ELITE category, the highest category with only seven trials held worldwide, including the Xgames Aspen and Oslo. The freeski trial is in the GOLD category, the highest category and one of the most important dates on the slopestyle calendar. It is one of the most important trials on the circuit that brings together the best riders in the world.
Date: March 22-25, 2018 (Freeski and Snow)