50 Years of Ski World Cup Val Gardena

Val Gardena/Gröden celebrates 50 Years of Ski World Cup. Since 1967 take place every year the world cup race on the Saslong slope.


A delegation from the valley is bidding for the championships at the Beyrouth FIS Congress. The organization is perfect and "congress participants are surprised by the perfect candidature organization run by Demetz, Kerschbaumer, Sanoner, Dellago". Nothing is left to chance and after the second votation the FIS president Marc Hodler announces Val Gardena as winner. Since this time every year take place the world cup race in Val Gardena.