Prepare for an action-packed event at the Audi FIS Alpine World Cup Finals in Lenzerheide, Switzerland. As the world’s top 25 athletes gather to compete in four disciplines to earn the coveted overall title, the intensity will be stirred to a whole new level. From downhill and super G to giant slalom and slalom, each competition will be fierce.
Ted Ligety in action | Photo: ussa.org
After conquering 31 World Cup podiums and 16 victories from 10 different athletes, the U.S. Alpine Ski Team has already completed a record shattering season that is worthy to be placed in the history books of the ski world.
Keep a look-out for US Ski Team members such as triple World Champion Ted Ligety, two-time Olympian Steven Nyman, Marco Sullivan, slalom racer David Chodounsky and Travis Ganong. Ligety will be competing in all four disciplines for the Finals. As for Steven Nyman, Marco Sullivan and Travis Ganong, they will race downhill in hopes of taking home the title.
Julia Mancuso making the sharp turn | Photo: ussa.org
On the other side, the women of the US Ski Team including three-time World Cup winner Mikaela Shiffrin, four-time Super G podium finisher Julia Mancuso, Mammoth Mountain shredder Stacey Cook, Leanne Smith and four-discipline threat Laurenne Ross are serious business when it comes to victory.
Mikaela Shiffrin going hard | Photo: ussa.org
Starting off with a bang on Wednesday is Men and Women’s downhill. Thursday’s events consist of Men and Women’s super G with Men’s giant slalom and Women’s slalom on Saturday. To conclude the epic event of the Audi FIS Alpine World Cup Finals in Lenzerheide, Men’s slalom and Women’s giant slalom will take place on Sunday, March 17.
With athletes ready to conquer the Audi FIS Alpine World Cup Finals in Lenzerheide, there will be so much action so don’t miss out.