Update on upcoming IPC Alpine Skiing races

A brief update on the status of a number of IPC Alpine Skiing races scheduled for January. 02 Jan 2016
Claudia Loesch competing in Vancouver

Claudia Loesch (AUT) competing at the 2010 Vancouver Paralympic Games.

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IPC Alpine Skiing is pleased to confirm that upcoming races in Austria and Italy this January will go ahead as planned, despite limited snowfall across Europe so far this season.

First up on 4 and 5 January in Rinn in Tirol, Austria, will be youth and IPCAS races, both of which will feature two slalom races.

Ten days later, the first World Cup meeting of the season will go ahead in Abtenau, Austria, between 15-17 January. This event will feature giant slalom, super combined and super-G races.

Finally, in Tarvisio, Italy, the second World Cup meeting of the season scheduled for 18-19 January will go ahead as planned with skiers competing in slalom and giant slalom events.