Calgary, AB. (November 22, 2023) — The first Women’s World Cup race starts in Tremblant in 40 years! After getting the snow under control today, the International Ski and Snowboard Federation (FIS) has given the go-ahead for the AUDI FIS Women’s Ski World Cup giant slalom races in Tremblant on 2 and 3 December 2023.
“I am very proud of the Tremblant team and volunteers who have worked tirelessly to prepare the course for the 2023 AUDI FIS Ski World Cup,” said Patrice Malo, President and Chief Operating Officer of Mont-Tremblant Station. “In addition to the more than 7,000 tickets sold, we have had a tremendous response from the community in terms of fans and volunteers, and we are excited to welcome the world to Tremblant.”
“This is an important milestone in bringing World Cup racing to Tremblant for the first time in 40 years,” said Therese Brisson, President and CEO of Alpine Canada. “It’s been great working with the local organizing committee and the Tremblant team. We all share the common goals of delivering a racing event that excites Canadians, one that grows the sport and fans, delivers an amazing experience for athletes and fans, is commercially and environmentally sustainable, and provides a strong legacy for the sport and the community.”
The Canadians scheduled to race in Tremblant are Brett Richardson (Canmore, AB), Cassidy Gray (Panorama, BC), Sarah Bennett (Stoneham, QC) and Valerie Grenier (Saint Isidore, ON) whose home hill is in Tremblant.
As well as bringing together the world’s best ski racers, the Tremblant World Cup will provide fans with a range of activities and entertainment including free musical performances, and a festive atmosphere throughout the village. A link to the event schedule can be found testis.
There are some tickets available starting at $19 and $15 for children.
Follow the Canadian Ski Team this season on the Alpine Canada website, via our social media accounts and subscribe to our newsletter.
For more information or media inquiries, please contact:
Mont Tremblant station
About the Alps in Canada
Alpine Canada is the governing body for alpine, para-alpine and ski cross racing in Canada, as well as Canadian ski instructors, providing education, certification, insurance and compliance with the Coaching Code of Conduct. With the support of corporate partners and donors, along with the Government of Canada, Own the Podium, the Canadian Olympic Committee and the Canadian Coaching Association, Alpine Canada develops Olympic, Paralympic, World Championship and World Cup athletes to stimulate emergence. And inspiration and growth in the skateboarding community.
About Mont Tremblant station
Mont Tremblant is part of the Alterra Mountain Company family of 15 distinctive year-round destinations, including the world’s largest heli-skiing operation, and offers the Ikon Pass, the new standard in season passes. It is the best four-season resort destination due to its guests’ experience both on the mountain and in the pedestrian village. Its outlook on the Laurentians, the diversity of its offerings, and its highly acclaimed major events – including Tremblant’s 24h and the Tremblant International Blues Festival – place Tremblant among the best ski resorts in North America by Condé Nast Traveler readers in 2020, in addition to being voted a #1 Ski in Eastern North America 20 times by readers of SKI Magazine. With your family, loved ones, friends or group, Tremblant welcomes vacationers on direct flights from Toronto, to enjoy 1,900 residences spread across 13 hotel properties, and more than 75 restaurants, shops and casinos, all on nature’s doorstep.