FIS Alpine World Ski Championships
Crans-Montana and the Valais will once again be the epicentre of world skiing
40 years after the memorable celebration of skiing in 1987, the best athletes from every nation will once again compete on the slopes of Mont Lachaux and La Nationale for the coveted titles of World Champion. They will be the protagonists of an unprecedented spectacle for young and old, enthusiasts and fans alike... Everyone has a date with history in Crans-Montana in 2027.
Crans-Montana 2027: When an event takes shape
In 1,164 days, Crans-Montana will host the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships for the second time in its history. The Crans-Montana 2027 Association has been meticulously preparing for this event since its inception. This Saturday, November 25, the first tangible elements were unveiled, notably the new visual identity for these World Championships, which was unveiled at a public ceremony in Crans-Montana.
A positive first meeting for the Crans-Montana 2027 FIS coordination group
In the run-up to the various World Championships, the International Ski and Snowboard Federation (FIS) has formed a coordination group consisting of leading experts. This group will be responsible for monitoring and discussing preparatory work by the local organising committee, and advising it in different domains.
The legendary Nationale piste gets a green light from the FIS
The Nationale piste in Crans-Montana has recently successfully passed its FIS inspection. Hannes Trinkl, the International Ski Federation FIS race director for speed events, and his assistant Raimund Plancker have given the green light to the legendary Crans-Montana piste to host the World Championship men's competitions.
« Wow, it's incredible to be hosting the World Championships. I've heard so many stories about the magic of 87, that I want to be at the heart of the event to live this incredible experience.. » These 2027 World Championships are more than just a dream for Michelle, they should be a source of inspiration for the younger generation, inspiring them to develop a passion for alpine sports and a desire to discover this beautiful sport.
Michelle Gisin, double Olympic champion