The French mountains are the ideal playground for many lovers of board sports. Many ski resorts organize or host world-famous competitions. Here are some of them.
The Critérium de la Première Neige in Val d’Isère
To start the ski season off right, what could be better than an FIS (International Ski Federation) Alpine Skiing World Cup for men and women? At the beginning of December, find Giant, Slalom, Super G and Downhill events at the Val d’Isère ski resort.
The Skicross World Cup in Val Thorens
In the first week of December, Val Thorens organizes the Ski Cross World Cup events. Spectators will be able to cheer on the many international athletes who come to compete in this competition. So, if you want to be part of the next edition, consider booking your stay in one of our establishments in Val Thorens.
The French Elite Skating Championship in Vaujany
If you like figure skating, then head to Vaujany, a small ski resort connected by the ski slopes to Alpe d’Huez. This event usually takes place in December and is followed by the International Gala of Ice Stars.
The VR (Vertical Race) France Ski Mountaineering Championships in Méribel (Savoie)
Every year, Méribel hosts the VR ski mountaineering France championships. Something to delight lovers of vertical race.
The Women’s Alpine Ski World Cup in Courchevel
The station has made this event a “classic” thanks to the quality of its organization. The events include a Giant and a Slalom and are entirely reserved for women.