43nd Saslong Classic on December 17th and 18th

Michael Walchhofer on the Saslong slope

Michael Walchhofer on the Saslong slope

WORLD CUP GARDENA-GRÖDEN is holding two high profile speed races on December 17th and 18th, 2010. A Downhill and a Super-G are on the program for the fast and spectacular Saslong course.

Both races are scheduled to start at 12:15 pm. Training runs are taking place on Wednesday and Thursday. The first Team Captain’s Meeting is on Tuesday at 8:00 pm. Prize money for both races amounts to a total of €150,000 (€75,000 for Downhill and €75,000 for Super-G).

Over 42 years, a total of 68 international men’s and women’s races have been organized by World Cup Gardena-Gröden. 300 media representatives are expected in Gardena-Gröden. 40 TV stations will broadcast both races to millions of viewers worldwide.