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Audi FIS Ski World Cup

Date: Nov 27, 2015 - Nov 29, 2015

The women’s Audi FIS Ski World Cup at the Nature Valley Aspen Winternational will take place on Aspen Mountain Friday, Nov. 27-Sunday, Nov. 29.  Since the first sanctioned races took place on Aspen Mountain in 1939, the resort has consistently upheld the long-standing tradition of alpine ski racing and is pleased to once again host a stop on the women’s World Cup circuit. Spectators are invited to the base of Lift 1A to enjoy prime viewing of the finish line from the grandstands as well as attend a host of free Aspen Winternational events surrounding the races.

 The giant slalom race is scheduled to take place Friday, Nov. 27 at 10 a.m., followed by the finals at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 28 will feature the first slalom race kicking-off at 10:15 a.m. with the finals at 1:15 p.m. Rounding out the race series, a second slalom race will take place Sunday, Nov. 29 and will start at 10 a.m. followed by the finals at 1 p.m. 

Spectators not only have front-row seats to watch the best female ski racers in the world, but the Aspen Winternational also hosts an abundance of free activities and celebrations.   

 In addition to the World Cup races, the finish arena will play host to a celebratory atmosphere where viewers can enjoy live music, prize giveaways, a kid’s slalom gate foot race, as well as a beer garden and concessions for purchase.

After the giant slalom race Friday, Nov. 27 ski race enthusiasts can participate in free public wax rooms tours from 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. in the Mountain Chalet parking garage followed by the World Cup Kick-Off Party. The kick-off party will once again take place at the Limelight Hotel from 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. featuring a U.S. Ski Team autograph signing from 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. followed by a public bib draw from 6:30 p.m.-6:45 p.m. Limelight happy hour food and drink specials will be available. 

 Following the slalom race on Saturday, spectators can head to the Upper Gondola Plaza at the base of Aspen Mountain to enjoy a free Bud Light Hi-Fi Concert Series featuring Jamestown Revival starting at 6:30pm followed by the women’s first slalom awards ceremony.  The night will conclude with fireworks over Aspen Mountain.

Tune into Aspen 82 this weekend for race coverage every morning!

 For the full details and schedule visit:

 www.aspensnowmass.com/events-and-activities/events/aspen-winternational/schedule.