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2017 Audi FIS World Cup Finals

The Return of America’s Downhill

Aspen Snowmass is proud to be selected to host one of the most prestigious events on the Audi FIS Alpine World Cup, the 2017 World Cup Finals. The longtime World Cup community was selected by the International Ski Federation for the March 15-19, 2017 races that will bring both the men’s and women’s tour to Aspen. The Finals will be the first outside Europe since 1997 and the return of men’s World Cup in Aspen for first time since 2001.

All races will be held on Aspen Mountain and viewing will be available both along the course and at the finish arena. Free public shuttles to the races will run continuously to the venue entrance on Monarch Street from 8 am – 2 pm. Please note that lift 1-A will not be open to the public during the races.

The World Cup International Village will be located in the heart of Aspen at Wagner Park. Activities, parties, international cuisine and concerts will be scheduled from Wednesday through Sunday that can be enjoyed by the whole family.

Artistic creations, designed by local artists and students, which celebrate the spirit, history and international talent synonymous with Aspen ski racing, will be on display throughout the week in downtown Aspen.

Schedule of Events

Wednesday, March 15
9:30 am RACE START: Men’s Downhill – Finish Area
11 am RACE START: Ladies Downhill – Finish Area
Post Race Official Awards – Finish Arena

Thursday, March 16
9:30 am RACE START: Ladies Super G – Finish Area
11 am RACE START: Men’s Super G – Finish Area
Post Race Official Awards – Finish Arena

Friday, March 17
10:30 am RACE START: Nations Team Event – Finish Area
Post Race Official Awards – Finish Arena

Saturday, March 18
9 am RACE START RUN 1: Men’s Giant Slalom – Finish Area
10 am RACE START RUN 1: Ladies Slalom – Finish Area
11:30 am RACE START RUN 2: Men’s Giant Slalom – Finish Area
12:30 pm RACE START RUN 2: Ladies Slalom – Finish Area
Post Race Official Awards – Finish Arena

Sunday, March 19
9 am RACE START RUN 1: Ladies Giant Slalom – Finish Area
10 am RACE START RUN 1: Men’s Slalom – Finish Area
11:30 am RACE START RUN 2: Ladies Giant Slalom – Finish Area
12:30 pm RACE START RUN 2: Men’s Slalom – Finish Area
Post Race Official Awards – Finish Arena

Spectator Information

The Audi FIS Ski World Cup refers to a season-long slate of races at the highest level of international competition that runs from late October through March. The top 30 finishers in each race receive points based on how well they place. At the end of the season, World Cup titles are awarded at the World Cup Finals to the male and female skiers who have racked up the most points in each of four disciplines: Downhill, Super G, Giant Slalom and Slalom. Overall World Cup titles are also given out.

Race Viewing

Catch the race action live from the grandstands in the race arena. The course design provides great sight lines for both races along with a big screen, timing board and live commentary. The event is free to attend. Dogs are not permitted at the event.

Television Broadcast Schedule

Catch the races live on Aspen 82 and encourage others around the world check out the action on NBC & NBCSN. The broadcast schedule is as follows:

o Men’s/Women’s Downhill | March 15 | NBCSN | Noon MST
o Men’s/Women’s Super G | March 16 | NBCSN | Noon MST
o Alpine Team Event | March 17 | NBCSN | 11 a.m. MST
o Best of World Champs | March 18 | NBC | 10:30 a.m. MST
o Men’s GS/Women’s SL Final | March 18 | NBCSN | 4 p.m. MST
o Women’s GS/Men’s SL Final | March 19 | NBCSN | 11 a.m. MST

Ski Access and Course Viewing

The Shadow Mountain (1A) lift and course will be closed to public skiing due to the races. Skier access to view the races along the course is contingent on snow conditions. Please check with Aspen Mountain guest services for updated skier access information.

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