It took the FIS Snowboard World Cup circuit eight years to come back to Slovenia, until Rogla filled out a blank spot on the map.
In 2005, Maribor had been organizing a parallel World Cup. In 2013, the World Cup returned to the Pohorje region. Ever since, Rogla has been hosting a World Cup event on an annual base.
|2013||Ekaterina Tudegesheva (RUS)||Roland Fischnaller (ITA)||PGS||re-run|
|2014||Ester Ledecka (CZE)||Lukas Mathies (AUT)||PGS||re-run|
Rogla offers the enjoyment of winter sport from late autumn to early spring guaranteeing a minimum of hundred on-snow days on excellent slopes covered with natural as well as artificial snow.
Approximately 100 hectares of maintained slopes for beginners, recreational and competitive winter sport lovers contain 11 ski lifts, 2 chair lifts.
In addition, the fun park Rogla, located along the left side of the slope Mašin Žaga, offers a lot for the freestyle riders.
it consists of a halfpipe in the upper part as well as of several other elements such as slides, jumps, etc.
A special adventure is night skiing on the lit ski slopes Kosuta and Jasa.
Season's best climbers of the 2014 FIS Alpine Snowboard World Cup tour Ester Ledecka (CZE) and Lukas Mathies (AUT) secured their career's first in the second parallel giant slalom race of this winter which was staged in Rogla, Slovenia, today.
Special way of public bib draw: The top-16 men and ladies of the PGS World Cup had to showcase their skills on ice in Rogla tonight in order to receive their starting bib for tomorrow's second parallel giant slalom of the season.
The second parallel giant slalom of the current FIS Alpine Snowboard World Cup season scheduled for next Saturday, January 18, is characterised by the battle for national Olympic team spots. The world's best raceboarders will get their last chance in Rogla, Slovenia, to bring forward some more arguments for their nomination for the 2014 Olympic Winter Games. But the battle for the Sochi tickets is not everything the riders have in mind as the FIS Alpine Snowboard World Cup tour is also entering crunch mode with the penultimate stop of this winter.