After staging a historic downhill on Saturday, Jeongseon (KOR) hosted an Audi FIS Ski World Cup Super-G today. The day started very early for the Organising Committee with the snow falling overnight and covering the course with up to 10 cm. The race line was cleaned and in perfect condition by the race time.
Today, history was written in South Korea as the country staged its first ever Audi FIS Ski World Cup downhill in Jeongseon. Kjetil Jansurd (NOR) wrote his name in the history books taking the win after also topping the field in both training sessions.
The Audi FIS Ski World Cup staged a second downhill training run today in the Jeongseon Alpine Centre in South Korea. After Thursday’s training, the athletes are getting used to the challenging course and skied more than a second faster today.
With two years to go until the Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang 2018 (KOR), the men's Audi FIS Ski World Cup stops in Jeongseon Alpine Centre to test the venue for downhill and super-g.
After much speculation, the green light was given today for the Audi FIS Ski World Cup race in Jeongseon (KOR). Guenter Hujara gave the positive snow control earlier today after he inspected the full downhill course, including the newly constructed gondola, and declared everything to be fully operational and ready for the upcoming men’s downhill and super-G World Cup races there on 6th and 7th February.
The Korean venue Jeongseon will stay on the Audi FIS Ski World Cup calendar 2015/16 for the two men's speed races. Final confirmation will be made on January 20th, day of the official snow control.