Downhill Races in Zermatt/Cervinia Omitted from 2024/25 Alpine World Cup Draft Calendar

Alpine World Cup: FIS, Swiss-Ski and FISI cancel Zermatt/Cervinia races due to unfavorable weather conditions.

The International Ski and Snowboard Federation (FIS), Swiss-Ski, and the Federazione Italiana Sport Invernali (FISI) have jointly agreed not to include Zermatt/Cervinia in the Alpine draft calendar for the 2024/25 season. After extensive discussions with athletes, teams, and stakeholders, it was decided that the best course of action would be to cancel the races scheduled for both men and women in 2022/23 and 2023/24 due to unfavorable weather conditions.

The decision was made following input from athletes and discussions with stakeholders, and FIS expresses its appreciation for their feedback. The three federations will use the coming months to explore options for hosting future World Cup races in Zermatt and Cervinia. The Local Organizing Committee, along with Zermatt and Cervinia, will carefully consider these proposals to find positive ways forward.

This choice demonstrates the dedication of all parties involved to ensuring the success and ideal conditions for Alpine World Cup races, taking into account factors like weather, infrastructure, and athlete welfare. The focus is on finding the best solutions to ensure the future success of Alpine racing in Zermatt and Cervinia.

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