Åre 2019 to be fossil fuel free

The 2019 World Championships join forces with the Jämtland County government to promote sustainable development and limit climate impact. The FIS Alpine World Ski Championships Åre 2019 is proud to be part of the ambitious agreement to stage fossil fuel free World Championships in 2019, as announced by the Jämtland County government Tuesday. The broad-based … Read More

Strong interest in volunteering for Åre 2019

The end of the ski season has seen a successful drive to recruit volunteers for roles with the slope crew that require advanced skiing ability. However, volunteer registration remains open and applications are welcome to a myriad of different roles both in 2018 and 2019. Sports events would not be possible without volunteers. Åre 2019 … Read More

The 2019 World Championships slopes are available for all

”We believe in openness,” says Alpine Director of the Swedish Ski Team Alpine. Even as the ski season was coming to an end, the winter kept a firm grip on Åre. While the snow was melting elsewhere, it kept falling in Åre and ski racers from all over the world were keen to take advantage … Read More

Keys to success of St Moritz 2017: Weather, medals and immaculate planning

Two months after the conclusion of the 2017 FIS World Ski Championships, the management team of St Moritz 2017 concluded that a clear vision and structured planning are key for major events. Good weather and home team medals is what makes the event a success.   A highlight of the St Moritz 2017 debrief in Åre … Read More

Less than 2 years to go: Åre 2019 preparations on track

The end of the 2016/2017 season could not have been better: lots of sun, blue-bird skies and Åre 2019 forging ahead. After an inspirational workshop with the FIS technical experts and representatives from St Moritz 2017, the host of the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2017, Åre 2019 will now enter the next phase of … Read More

Dear volunteers – we love you!

What is key to making a World Championship successful?  Obviously it requires an experienced organization but it is also clear that the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships could not be carried out without skilled and cheerful volunteers. We are currently on a road trip to find more volunteers to work with us at Åre 2019. … Read More

Åre 2017: Austria tops medals table and claims the Marc Hodler Trophy

The Åre 2017 Junior World Ski Championships concluded with the men’s slalom on Tuesday. Among the shining stars of the event were 20-year old Loic Meillard (SUI) and 19-year old Nadine Fest (AUT) who stood out as the most successful athletes with two gold medals each, both winning the alpine combined, as well as the … Read More

Camille Rast took the second gold of the day for Switzerland

The start of the penultimate competition at the FIS Alpine Junior World Ski Championships was a wet one. 53 out of 94 athletes made it across the finish line in the first run, and the athletes wearing bib numbers one, two, and three were all on the podium in the ladies’ slalom. The rain came … Read More