FIS president Kasper: „Spectators were unique“

FIS president Gian Franco Kasper spoke at the final press conference about excellently organized Ski World Championships and noted especially the unparalleled spectators. About 130.000 viewers came to see the races; about 50.000 were at the Championships Park to provide a great atmosphere.

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The Festival in the snow is opened!

The "Festival in the snow" is opened!

07.02.2011
On February 7th at 6.45 p.m. FIS president Gian Franco Kasper declared the FIS Alpine Ski World Championships open. The "Festival in the snow" started with an impressive opening ceremony. See here in...
Maria's Corner: friendship band for Christina Stürmer

Maria's Corner: friendship band for Christina Stürmer

07.02.2011
For the opening of Maria´s Corner the ski racer brought her friend Christina Stürmer with her to Garmisch-Partenkirchen. The singer is now a proud owner of a PROlympic friendship band from Maria...
We have to take the backwind with us

"We have to take the backwind with us"

07.02.2011
At the prelude press conference of the German Ski Federation (DSV) raised its president Alfons Hörmann high expectation of the Ski World Championships. The Championships must work to ensure the alpine...
Opening ceremony: Ski jump area as a gigantic snow-screen

Opening ceremony: Ski jump area as a gigantic snow-screen

07.02.2011
"Festival in the snow - naturally Bavarian" - this motto is a leading rope for a spectacular opening ceremony. The snow festival which carries one hour in the Olympic Stadium connects sport and...
Be sporting about success or failure

Be sporting about success or failure

06.02.2011
Johannes Friedrich, regional bishop of the Protestant church as well as Wolfgang Bischof, auxiliary bishop of the archbishopric Munich and Freising, appealed for humility in competitive sports during...
The goals of the title holders at the World Championships 2011

The goals of the title holders at the World Championships 2011

04.02.2011
Their expectations and goals, their relationship to Garmisch-Partenkirchen - read the statements of the World Championships titleholders of 2009 here. In addition: comments from Men's World Cup leader...
Precious pieces made by Nymphenburg porcelain

Precious pieces made by Nymphenburg porcelain

04.02.2011
The top-seeded athletes of the World Ski Championships can look forward to very special trophies: porcelain skiers from the master workshop of Nymphenburg - designed in 1909 by the porcelain modeller...
Elisabeth Görgl sings the official Championships song

Elisabeth Görgl sings the official Championships song

03.02.2011
Austria's ski star Elisabeth Görgl sings the official song of the World Championships together with her duet partner, composer and producer Christian Geisler. „You're the Hero (between Heaven...
Kandahar ready for racing from start to finish

Kandahar ready for racing from start to finish

01.02.2011
At Kandahar, the preparation work on the last track has now been finished. The slope is therefore ready for racing from start to finish. On the occasion of the completion, the trackmen of the Market...
Olympic Games 1936: „The other side of the medal“

Olympic Games 1936: „The other side of the medal“

31.01.2011
The Olympic Winter Games of 1936 in Garmisch-Partenkirchen showed fascination for sports but also served as a cover for a brutal dictatorship. The exhibition „The other side of the medal"...
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