Aspen Awarded World Cup Finals

Posted By: The Ski Channel on June 9, 2014 10:33 am

Aspen has been awarded one of the most prestigious events on the Audi FIS Alpine World Cup as site of 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 for first time since 2001. Aspen was selected by the FIS Council over Lenzerheide, Switzerland and the mountain nation of Andorra.

Aspen Snowmass

An Aspen Ski Club racer trains giant slalom on the women’s World Cup slope in Aspen (Aspen/Snowmass – Jeremy Swanson)