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Category: Sport Area: In Val di Fassa On 2.00 p.m. | 6.10 p.m. - Resort: Pozza di Fassa - Sèn Jan di Fassa Place: Ski Stadium Aloch Men’s night slalom valid for the European Cup on the slope "Aloch" in Pozza di Fassa
The Ski Stadium "Aloch" in Pozza di Fassa, crown jewel of skiing in Trentino, will host important competitions during the winter. Spotlight the European Cup Men’s Slalom race (two rounds) on Friday, 17th December, a trial that is valid for the "Elke Pastore Memorial" prize. The Alpine Skiing European Cup is organised by FIS (the International Ski Federation) and in terms of importance, it is second only to the World Ski Cup.
The best future top athletes will compete to conquer the podium, eager to reach the top ranking of the continental championship. The specialists of the tight poles will have to demonstrate their skill and training on the difficult track of the black slope in Pozza that confirms to be the ideal theatre for international competitions, thanks to its altitude gap (220 metres) and incline (average of 27%).
Since 2006, the Ski Stadium "Aloch" has been the training center of the Italian Ski Team and it has also hosts teams like USA, Sweden, Finland, Slovenia, Slovakia and Germany. In February 2019, on occasion of the Alpine Skiing Junior World Championships, the slopes "Aloch" and "La Volata" (San Pellegrino Pass) were the race camps for 500 athletes from 50 countries.