Ski World Cup Opening Program 2018

26.10. - 28.10.2018

Important Information Ski World Cup 2018 - Sunday, 28 Oct 2018:

The men's race ist cancelled due to the heavy snow falls.

The side events on the galacier take place as planned (Ö3 Party, VIP).

Guests with Special Guest Tickets are welcome in the VIP area today.

Shuttle bus service to the glacier as sheduled!



Blog Sölden


Mythic world cup opening Sölden

Since the 2000/2001 season, the yearly held men’s and women’s Alpine Ski World Opening has been taking place on Sölden’s Rettenbach Glacier.
This ultimate World Cup season kick-off attracts thousands of visitors and sports fans to the valley. But what it is that makes the giant slalom races on the glacier slope high above Sölden so legendary? We got to the bottom of the mythic World Cup Opening by reviving some very special moments of the past in order to get attuned to this year’s races...

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Showdown of the ski stars

Am I in a good physical shape? Which material do the other athletes use? Is this glacier ski race the start of my personal career or already the ultimate highlight of the season?
All these and many more questions have to be answered by the world’s skiing elite on occasion of the yearly held Alpine Ski World Opening on Rettenbach Glacier. Also this year some 27,000 cheering fans will enjoy thrilling races in the Ötztal by celebrating the heroes of ski sports all weekend long from 21 to 23 October 2016.

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