December’s Ski World Cup Races In Val d’Isère

Sport  /  09 December 2016

Located in the French Alps, Val d’Isère is known all over the world for its 300 km of alpine ski slopes served by modern lift systems that have made it an essential destination for the Ski World Cup this December.

Last weekend (the 2nd, 3rd and 4th of December), in Val d’Isère, men’s races were staged in replacement of the cancelled stage in Beaver Creek. Super G, Downhill and Giant Slalom races took place. The Giant Slalom ended with Mathieu Faivre claiming first place, the first of his career. Austrian champion Marcel Hirscher came in second place, and Alexis Pinturault was ranked third.

Val d’Isère sees skiers are perform again this week, on December Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th, with men’s Giant Slalom, and Slalom events, while the following weekend, between December 16th and 18th will welcome the ladies team with Combined, Downhill and a Super G events.

On the track, waiting for the women, there will be the Jacuzzi hydromassage: an oasis of relaxation and wellness where to live “the best moment of the race.” unique benefits of hydrotherapy for athletes, especially at a competitive level. The water jets are strategically adjusted on the different body areas. They not only offer a relaxing massage, but they speed up the healing of sore muscles after a hard workout or race. The perfect way to celebrate the victory!


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