You could join 200 skiers from over 40 City firms at the City Ski Championships in Courmayeur. Enjoy a packed programme of skiing, racing, dining, partying and prize-giving for a fun-filled weekend of friendly competition. There is even time for a spot of laid-back Sunday skiing or sightseeing in the Aoste region before heading back to Geneva to catch your flight home!
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You’ll spend your weekend at the five-star Grand Hotel Royal and Golf, situated on Courmayeur’s premier shopping street: the pedestrianized Via Roma. A fixture in the town for over 200 years, the Grand Hotel Royal and Golf has played host to several famous figures, including Queen Margaret and Giosuè Carducci, and remains a bastion of refined hospitality. The hotel benefits from a central position, located only seven minutes’ walk from the main ski lift, as well as an outdoor heated swimming pool, sauna, Turkish bath and gym, should you desire a break from the exhilaration of the slopes.
• The celebrity participants
Seize this chance to hobnob with the sporting elite and celebrity participants in the fashionable surroundings of Courmayeur. See how you are placed alongside Graham Bell, the presenter of Ski Sunday and five times Olympian, or Damon Konrad Bartelski, a three times Olympic skier. Other famous competitors include: Marcus Brigstocke, Heston Blumenthal and Lawrence Dallaglio.
• The pre-race coaching
Get yourself up to speed at Friday’s Warren Smith Performance Clinic . Here you will receive pre-race coaching with Warren and his team of instructors to guarantee your best performance in Saturday’s races.
• The charitable aspect
The City Ski Championships support Damon Hill’s chosen charity: The Halow Project, which helps young adults with learning difficulties and speech and language problems to achieve a better quality of life.