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21.09.2022

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.

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15.09.2022

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.

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29.08.2022

Zermatt tickets now available

In exactely two months, the Matterhorn Cervino Speed Opening will celebrate its premiere: on 29/30 October and 5/6 November 2022, the speed specialists will compete in the first cross-border race in the history of the Alpine Ski World Cup. Tickets for this World Cup premiere are now available in the new Swiss-Ski webshop.

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14.07.2022

Matterhorn Cervino Speed Opening: success through innovation

There are just over 100 days to go until the first cross-border race in the history of the Alpine Ski World Cup: the Matterhorn Cervino Speed Opening. On 29/30 October and 5/6 November 2022, downhill athletes will compete for the first time at the season opener in Zermatt/Cervinia. The organisers are keen to extend the innovative spirit of this bi-national event across the race concept.

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24.06.2022

Launch of World Cup Ticket Pre-Sale!

Ski fans now have the unique opportunity to purchase tickets for the «Matterhorn Cervino Speed Opening» in Zermatt/Cervinia. Zermatt Tourism enables guests to book an all-inclusive package for the inaugural staging of the cross-border World Cup races. Availability is limited and can be booked via www.zermatt.ch/weltcup.

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05.05.2022

Zermatt-Tourism: "Gran Becca": The new course in the world cup calendar

The first cross-border race in the history of the Ski World Cup will be held on the "Gran Becca" course. The run, which starts on Gobba di Rollin above Zermatt in Switzerland and finishes in Laghi Cime Bianche above Cervinia in Italy, stretches over four kilometres and almost 1,000 metres in altitude. Two Europa Cup races are planned to be held initially in autumn 2022, followed by the World Cup races for the first time in autumn 2023.

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