Must see: FISAlpine behind-the-scenes videos from Val d'Isère

15 December 2012 13:49
Val d Isere
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The FISAlpine video team has been at it over the last week in Val d'Isère to provide the ski fans with a fresh look into the behind-the-scenes of the World Cup tour as it visits the Criterium de la Premiere Neige in the French Alps. This new series is only available online and hopes to present some of the never-before-seen parts of ski racing on the very top levels.

Click here to see how two of the top female speed skiers, Marie Marchand-Arvier (FRA) and Dominque Gisin (SUI), prepared for their downhill race on Friday.

Or see a full-day account of the life of Chemmy Alcott who is coming back from a major injury to World Cup racing here.

Before the ladies made their way to the Haute-Savoy, the men had a pair of tech races in the noble French resort. Click here to see a wrap up of the men's giant slalom featuring Ted Ligety and others.

To view a recap of the home crowd favorite Alexis Pinturault's premiere World Cup slalom victory in the men's event on Saturday, click here.

And to get a glimpse into what massive amounts of work were required to even pull off the series of Audi FIS Ski World Cup racing in the last two weeks, don't miss this account of the day and night work that went on for several days to clean the courses of the new powder snow that fell within hours only: Two Meters of Fresh Powder