Freeski World Cup Corvatsch

Hightlights 2018

Press release 12.03.18

 

6th Freeski World Cup Corvatsch 2018: video highlights and winning runs

The 6th edition of the Freeski World Cup Corvatsch once again exceeded all expectations. The Corvatsch Park in Silvaplana near St. Moritz, Switzerland, hosted some of the world’s best freeskiers between 1st and 3rd March. With many Olympic participants in attendance the spectacle on the perfectly groomed Slopestyle course at Corvatsch was not to be missed.

 

Womens Top 3 at the Freeski World Cup Corvatsch 2018 and winning runs:

1. Tess Ledeux (FRA) --> to the clip of the run by Fabian Gattlen

2. Johanne Killi (NOR) --> to the clip of the run by Fabian Gattlen

3. Jennie-Lee Burmansson (SWE) --> to the clip of the run by Fabian Gattlen

 

Mens Top 3 at the Freeski World Cup Corvatsch 2018 and winning runs:

1. Alex Hall (USA) --> to the clip of the run by Fabian Gattlen

2. Andri Ragettli (SUI) --> to the clip of the run by Fabian Gattlen

3. Ferdinand Dahl (NOR) --> to the clip of the run by Fabian Gattlen

 

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GERMAN VERSION

Winning run of Tess Ledeux (FRA)

Winning run Alex Hall (USA)

Press release 04.03.18

Day 4 by Filip Zuan

Highlights of Finals day by Fabian Gattlen

Tess Ledeux (FRA) and Alex Hall (USA) win the Freeski World Cup Corvatsch 2018

The grand final of the Freeski World Cup Corvatsch 2018 was held on 3rd March 2018 on the premier Slopestyle course within Corvatsch Park above Silvaplana near St. Moritz, Switzerland. Some of the world's best Freeskiers and many current Olympians were competing within the popular Freestyle Skiing World Cup event with AFP (Association of Freeskiing Professionals) Platinum level status. All athletes were hoping for a podium finish and a share of purse. In the end it was the Frenchwoman Tess Ledeux and American Alex Hall who became the new Freeski World Cup Corvatsch winners and took most of the 50,000 Swiss francs home.


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Freeski World Cup Corvatsch

Silvaplana (1815m) with its ski resort Corvatsch (up to 3303m) is located in the Engadine, Switzerland. Engadine is a famous valley in the Southern Alps with a long skiing tradition and St.Moritz as its main town. Corvatsch goal is to establish an outstanding free skiing event in the Engadine valley. As Corvatsch is a big mountain resort, the slopestyle course will be located on a high altitude with its start on 2700m.

 

 

 

Ladies and gentleman, boys and girls. We are getting excited! Hope to see you all than, so save the date!

Program FIS Freeski SS World Cup

Start Finish Location

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2018

Arrival & Registration 16:00 19:00 Corvatsch valley station
Bib assignment & medical meeting 18:00 19:00 Hotel Bellavista

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2018

Registration 08:00 12:00 Corvatsch valley station
Registration 16:00 18:00 Corvatsch valley station
SS Training 09:00 14:00 Snowpark Corvatsch
Course Review Start 14:15 14:45
Bib assignment 18:00 19:00 Hotel Bellavista

THURSDAY, MARCH 01, 2018

SS Training 09:00 14:00 Snowpark Corvatsch
Course Review Start 14:15 14:45
Ladies & Mens Draw 18:00 19:00 Hotel Bellavista

FRIDAY, MARCH 02, 2018

Ladies Qualifications 09:20 10:52 Snowpark Corvatsch
Mens Qualifications 11:45 15:42 Snowpark Corvatsch
Snow Night & Party @Hossa Bar 19:00 02:00 Corvatsch

SATURDAY, MARCH 03, 2018

Ladies & Mens Slopestyle Finals 12:40 14:50 Event village Murtèl
Lades & Mens Award Ceremony 14:52 15:00 Event village Murtèl
World Cup Leaders and Globes for SS 15:00 15:05 Event village Murtèl
Freeski World Cup Riders Party 21:00 open end altes Feuerwehrdepot, St. Moritz (follow the balloons)

Facts & Figures

Status: FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup & AFP Platinum Event
Top-Level Contest: Freeski Slopestyle Men & Ladies
Price Money: 50’000 CHF
Participants: details will follow after February 20th, 2018
Side-Events: Snow Night and Party @Hossa Bar
Village: Public Viewing, Bar & Grill, Ski test
Media: TV production with international distribution

Slopestyle Course

Construction Crew
Kobi Würsch is the head shaper of the course. Kobi and his team bring in all their know how to set up once again a spectacular course. Find the course animation at the end of the document.

We are proud to present you the setup for the Freeski World Cup 2018.
(There is a chairlift beside the course)

 

 

Hashtag

We like if you share and hashtag the Freeski World Cup in your social media. Please use:

#corvatsch3303

#corvatschpark

Organizing committee

Address
Freeski World Cup Corvatsch
Via dal Corvatsch 73
CH–7513 Silvaplana
T +41 81 838 73 73
info@corvatsch.ch

 

Chief of local organizing committee
Daniel Schaltegger
Mobil +41 79 290 01 50
dani@innvent.ch

 

Chief of administration and communication
Sina Grass
Direct +41 81 838 73 20
Mobile +41 79 665 68 12
s.grass@corvatsch.ch

 

Chief of accreditation
Sarah Missiaen
Mobile +41 78 608 19 85
s.missiaen@corvatsch.ch

 

 

 

 

 

Chief of accommodation
Barbara Rosina & Regula Hartmann
T +41 81 838 60 00
silvaplana@estm.ch

 

Chief of competition
Paolo La Fata
Mobile +41 79 623 77 42
paolo@moverz.ch

 

Chief of course
Kobi Würsch
Mobile +41 79 738 07 46
kobi.wuersch@gmx.ch

 

Media
Sina Grass
Direct +41 81 838 73 20
Mobile +41 79 665 68 12
s.grass@corvatsch.ch

Riders Information

General information

On behalf of Corvatsch ski resort we are pleased to invite all teams to attend the FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup Slopestyle in Silvaplana. The event starts on Wednesday, Feb 28th, 2018 with the first training day. Thursday, March 1st is the second training day. Qualification takes place on Friday, March 2nd and finals on Saturday. The event is also an AFP Platinum Event.

 

 

World Cup Events

Entries will be accepted from National Ski Associations with the FIS quotas and rules. Please submit the provisional number of your competition team (including competitors and officials) and the names of participants until January 21st, 2018.

The final number of your competition team (including competitors and officials) and the name of participants must be submitted to the Organizing Committee no later than February 20th, 2018.

The FIS online registration system is accessed through the FIS Homepage www.fis-ski.com «Member Section».

FIS has established nation quotas for World Cup. National Freestyle Ski Teams can only enter World Cup Freestyle Ski competitions according to the quota limitations. The quotas can be downloaded from the link bellow:

http://www.fis-ski.com/inside-fis/document-library/freestyle-skiing/#deeplink=quotas

 

 

 

 

Accomodation

Tourism organisation Engadin St.Moritz can offer reduced prices for accommodation (80 CHF to 120 CHF) depending on hotel standard. Try booking your lodging as soon as possible. We cannot guarantee a good price accommodation for late bookers. First come, first serve.

Please submit your lodging needs latest by the provisional deadline of January, 20th 2018 to Regula Hartmann or Barbara Rosina. You will have to check the payment details and finalization directly with the hotel.

Information & reservation
Silvaplana Tourist Information
Via dal Farrèr 2
CH-7513 Silvaplana
T +41 81 838 60 00
silvaplana@estm.ch

Transport

Teams are responsible for their own transport. There are several airports in more or less the same distance to Engadine valley: Zurich, Switzerland; Milano, Italy; and Innsbruck, Austria.

All these airports are 3 to 3.5 hours car driving distance to St.Moritz. If you are travelling with public transport choose Zurich airport (4 hours travel by train).

Onsite accreditation 

Registration will be held at Corvatsch valley station of the cable car (Adress: Via dal Corvatsch 73, CH-7513 Silvaplana). Every competitor has to pay CHF 100 administration fee. All athletes and coaches will be provided with food vouchers for official training and competition days (Wednesday to Saturday).

Lift tickets

All athletes and coaches will get free lift tickets during the World Cup Week. From Monday, February 26th to Sunday, March 4th and free Snow Night ticket for Friday night skiing.

Teams who like to ski on Corvatsch during winter season, before or after the World Cup,
we offer as follows:

Day Pass: CHF 45  (Adults,18+), CHF 35 (Youth, 13-17)

Please send your request to: s.missiaen@corvatsch.ch

 

Also check here the special offers of the tourist board: http://www.engadin.stmoritz.ch/winter/en/pauschalenliste

Freeski World Cup 2017

The Freeski World Cup Corvatsch 2017 was a wrap. On March 1st until the 4th , more than 120 riders from 29 nations gathered at the Corvatsch Park in Silvaplana, St. Moritz in the Engadin Valley, Switzerland, for the AFP Platinum event. Beside all the fame and glory, medals and a total prize purse of 50.000 Swiss Francs were up for grabs.

Partner

Sponsors

Swiss Ski Sponsors

 

Regional partners

Association Partners

Corvatsch 3303
Corvatsch Park