The 65th Kandahar Races are over and we can look back on two successful, fair and exciting race weekends in Garmisch-Partenkirchen.
This would not be possible without the numerous volunteer´s energetic help, in the valley as well as on the mountain.
Big thanks for your commitment! We are already looking forward to the races next year and hope that you will be there again!
Thank you Team Kandahar!
After her victory in the speed downhill on Saturday, Lindsey Vonn was the fastest lady in yesterday´s Downhill too. But she was closely followd by Sofia Goggia (ITA) +0,11 and Tina Weirather (LIE) +0,12.
It was more than exciting – thank you and congratulations to you Ladies!
The OC Garmisch-Partenkirchen with all the engaged volunteers is looking back on two successful race weekends with phenomenal and exciting runs as well as a great atmosphere in the finish area with thousands of cheering spectators.
After the two downhill trainings had to be cancelled, today the slope was in a very good condition.
After a training run in the morning the speed downhill started at 12:30.
The Ladies showed an exciting race but nobody was as fast as Lindsey Vonn (USA). She ensured her 80th Worldcup victory in a hundredth thriller on the Kandahar. Only two hundredths of a second behind, on the second place, was Sofia Goggia (ITA) followed by Cornelia Huetter (AUT) on the third place with 13 hundredths of a second behind.
Congrats to you Ladies – you did a great job!
The Men´s Worldup races in Garmisch Partenkirchen 2018 are over and the podium of today´s Giant Slalom is fixed: Congratulations to the winner Marcel Hirscher (AUT), followed by Manuel Feller (AUT) and Ted Ligety (USA).
Even though the sun was not shining as much as yesterday, the finish area was filled with thousands of spectators who were ensuring a great atmosphere. They were rewarded with two thrilling runs on a perfect slope.
Fritz Dopfer und Linus Strasser showed especially a great second run and ranked 15th and 20th – congratulations!
The OC Ski Worldcup Garmisch-Partenkirchen with all the volunteers is looking back on a successful weekend and looking forward to the Ladies` races next weekend in Garmisch-Partenkirchen.
The 65th Kandahar Races in Garmisch-Partenkirchen started with the Men´s Downhill and you could not imagine a better day for perfect skiing. Just in time for the first athlete, the sun was shining in the finish area.
Beat Feuz (SUI) skied the fastest line on the Kandahar and won ahead of Vincent Kriechmayer (AUT) and Dominik Paris (ITA) who shared the second place – congratulations to you and thank you for an exciting race!
Thomas Dressen and Andreas Sander convinced with 7th and 11th place.
Big thanks to all the volunteers and the Bayerische Zugspitzbahn who enabled an exciting and fair race.
HEAD is a new partner of the organising commitee Ski Worldcup Garmisch-Partenkirchen. All the employees and volunteers will be equipped with functional jackets of HEAD which are produced especially for the Ski Worldcup.
Walter Zehrer, HEAD Germany, and Peter Fischer, OC president, are both pleased with this cooperation and are convinced that the jackets are perfectly suited for the work assignments at the 65th Kandahar races.
Tradition and passion, youth development and sustainability, young and old: The Ski Club Garmisch is an important and popular organization far beyond the boundaries of our beautiful valley.
The Alpine Ski World Cup in Garmisch is organized by an organizational committee and the Ski Club Garmisch. These two organizations are closely linked.change to Ski-Club