The Hahnenkamm invests in the future

The Kitzbuhel Ski Club launched a new project this year, starting Hahnenkamm-week with a EuopaCup downhill. This event is fully integrated into the week, with live TV coverage. It is a shortened version of the track, starting from just above the Mausfalle and finishing at the Ober-Hausberg.

Today’s race gave 86 younger and aspiring athletes experience on the toughest downhill in the world.

From athletes – who were pumped from this great experience; to organizers who were thrilled with the outcome of the race; to officials of several FIS sub-committees who were on-site to take in the race – thumbs up .

Now, these athletes have a base of experience. The KSC used every event – from the bib draw, inspection, use of the start building with its private athlete lounge, live TV, video wall at finish, prize money, whosting and awards ceremony – to give the EuropaCup (and more) athletes a taste-test of the “real deal”.

News release from Kitzbuhel:

Editors note: apologies for the quality of this post – which has been done from my iPhone. IT issues in Austria!


About Ken Read

Tough, Informed, engaged. Athlete centred, committed to good governance.
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