The Matterhorn Cervino Speed Opening presents with the “Gran Becca Fan Room” an innovative fan platform!

The Matterhorn Cervino Speed Opening is launching the fan platform “Gran Becca Fan Room” together with its fan engagement partner “LivXp”. The sports marketplace offers ski fans worldwide the opportunity to create and experience the Matterhorn Cervino Speed Opening experience online in advance, during the race weekends and afterwards.

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The international ski and snowboard association FIS visiting the «Gran Becca»: Zermatt and Cervinia are ready

Exactly 80 days until the «Matterhorn Cervino Speed Opening»! The preparations for the men's World Cup downhill on 11./12. November and the ladies World Cup downhill on 18./19. November are in full swing. On Thursday, August 24th, a joint inspection by representatives of the International Ski and Snowboard Federation (FIS) and those responsible for the "Matterhorn Cervino Speed Opening" took place. The FIS gives the local organizers a good report. Zermatt and Cervinia are ready.


The Speed Opening tells its story at the La Fausto Coppi granfondo

Alpine skiing and cycling compared, the effort of reaching the mountain grand prix on two wheels compared to the effort of racing on skis at over a hundred kilometres per hour on a glacier. At high altitudes. Matterhorn Cervino Speed Opening, on a pleasant summer's evening, matched up the Fausto Coppi Officine Mattio granfondo, one of the most famous and popular in Italy.


Top glacier conditions thanks to a spring with plenty of precipitation

This year's spring was marked by a lot of precipitation and cool temperatures. Thanks to these weather conditions, the glacier ski area in Zermatt/Cervinia currently has perfect conditions.


FIS Congress: green light for the World Cup calendars

The 54th Congress of the International Ski and Snowboard Federation held in Zurich today (Thursday 25th May) officialised the World Cup calendars for the 2023/2024 winter season. The dates for the Matterhorn Cervino Speed Opening, already published in recent weeks, have also been definitively confirmed.


On the runway at the Maison & Loisir event in Aosta

November is still a long way off, and yet the men of the Matterhorn Matterhorn Speed Opening are not taking even a day off, because only those who work behind a major event know the many activities - on and off the piste - that have to be carried out in order to be ready. Because last year the lack of snow stopped the show at the most beautiful moment, this time it is clear that appropriate choices will be made to hold the first ever cross-border event, which will rewrite an important piece of Alpine Ski World Cup history.