Spektakuläres Rahmenprogramm bei der Weltcup-Premiere, Teil 1

Matterhorn Cervino Speed Opening – das ist nicht nur Spitzensport vom Allerfeinsten. Den Skifans aus aller Welt wird sowohl in Zermatt als auch in Cervinia ein spektakuläres Rahmenprogramm geboten, das keine Wünsche offen lässt. Hier die Höhepunkte der ersten Woche.


Renowned partners provide support for the Speed Opening

On 29 October we will see the start of the very first cross-border World Cup ski race. The Matterhorn Cervino Speed Opening will be supported by Sunrise, HUGO BOSS, BKW and OCHSNER SPORT as well as three other renowned national and international partners.


Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn: Safely home thanks to extra buses!

On the two downhill weekends on Friday and Saturday night (28/29 October and 4/5 November), two extra trips are planned from Täsch in the direction of Visp/Brig with the Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn rail replacement. The two additional night buses will run at 23.45 and 00.45 from Täsch / Bahnhofplatz to Visp/Brig (arrival time 00.45 and 01.45 respectively). The two extra buses will wait for the Zermatt shuttle train so that visitors to the Matterhorn Cervino Speed Opening can get home safely even at a late hour!


Franz Julen attends the Club5 meeting in Crans-Montana as guest speaker

As members of Club5, the organisers of the most prestigious Ski World Cup races held their annual meeting in Crans-Montana earlier this week. Franz Julen, President of the Organising Committee of the Matterhorn Cervino Speed Opening, was also invited as a guest speaker.

Media Releases

Successful FIS inspection: «The Matterhorn Cervino Speed Opening» is on the home stretch

On Monday and Tuesday, 19/20 September 2022, the final inspection by the International Ski and Snowboard Federation (FIS) and those responsible for the «Matterhorn Cervino Speed Opening» took place in Cervinia, Italy. The season opener for the speed athletes will be held for the first time on the «Gran Becca» at the end of October and beginning of November. The FIS experts agree: from an organizational perspective, nothing stands in the way of successfully staging the first cross-border World Cup races in history.


Christian Ziörjen: “And then the question of snow will definitely come up at some point”

Ski fans still have 45 days to wait for the first cross-border World Cup race in history: the Matterhorn Cervino Speed Opening. Behind the scenes, work on the inaugural race has been feverish for months. Why OC boss Christian Ziörjen is not panicking despite the current snow situation, why he is so enthusiastic about his team's commitment and what he can tell us about the build-up in Zermatt and Cervinia: we reveal all in the following interview.