Official Åre 2019 race program confirmed
2018-05-23

Late starting times benefit racers and fans alike The FIS Congress 2018 held at Costa Navarino, Greece, saw a large gathering of the international ski family to discuss future opportunities and challenges facing the sport worldwide. One of the decisions taken last week was the confirmation of the official starting times for the FIS Alpine […]

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Taking the train to Åre 2019 – now even easier!
2018-05-23

It’s now even easier to get to Åre: A daily night train will be running from Stockholm to Åre from the end of June 2018, offering a highly comfortable and sustainable means of travel. Åre 2019 national partner SJ has just announced that a night train from Stockholm to Åre will be operating on a […]

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Åre inspires to ski – with the massive season finale
2018-04-27

The sun is shining over Renfjället as suddenly the clouds begin to darken to produce a rain shower yet just an hour later the sun reappears. Despite the typical April weather, spring winter in Åre is a wonderful season and not least during the Åre Winter Finale.  Spring is in the air and although the […]

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Thumbs up for Åre 2019 – but it requires all hands on deck
2018-04-25

The penultimate Coordination Group Meeting between Åre 2019 and the International Ski Federation (FIS) was dominated by constructive dialogue and positive feedback. However, a major challenge remains: making sure that 120 000 visitors find their way to Åre in February 2019. Approximately nine months remain until the Åre 2019 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships open on […]

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All ticket sales for Åre 2019 launched
2018-04-20

Make sure to see Sweden’s largest winter event on site. Experience the competitions — feel the breeze, snow and adrenaline! Starting today, 20 April 2018, all different ticket categories are available and on sale for the Åre 2019 Championships to be held from 5-17 February 2019 via www.eventim.se. True to Åre 2019’s vision to “inspire […]

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Successful dress rehearsal for the Åre 2019 team
2018-03-18

With the scheduled nine competitions in five days, the Audi FIS Ski World Cup Finals meant long days for the Åre 2019 organizing committee and its hard-working team of volunteers. Unfortunately, inclement weather wrought havoc with the schedule, including the snowfall during the early part of the week, which led to two cancelled downhill training […]

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High expectations on Åre 2019
2018-03-18

The World Cup Finals 2018 week is nearing its end and what a great week it has been! An eager, excited and a bit jittery atmosphere has filled the host town, reaching culmination with Friday’s and Saturday’s successful events (unfortunately, the races on Sunday had to be canceled due to heavy winds). In the final […]

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Young chefs satisfy volunteers’ hunger at the Åre 2018 Finals
2018-03-18

Our hard-working volunteers have been the true ”heroes behind the scenes” during the Finals 2018 week! However, let’s now turn the spotlight to the saviors who have been making sure to treat the hungry, low-energy volunteers all week – the food and beverage team from the Åre Hotel and Restaurant School! Colorful salads, tasty home-cooked […]

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World Cup victory #43 for Shiffrin
2018-03-17

The season’s final slalom race saw another extra-terrestrial performance by Mikaela Shiffrin, the ski prodigy who turned 23 earlier this week. She had already secured the slalom World Cup globe as well as her second consecutive overall World Cup title before the race. Leading after the first run, Shiffrin won the race by 1.58 seconds. […]

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13th season win for Marcel Hirscher, on par with Stenmark and Maier
2018-03-17

Alpine ski giant Marcel Hirscher did it again. The Austrian had already secured the Giant Slalom World Cup before Saturday’s race in Åre and made sure to really make a final mark by beating Henrik Kristoffersen by 23 hundredths in the last race of the season. It was already clear before Saturday’s race that Marcel […]

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