A stunning performance saw Kirsty Muir take second place at the Beijing Big Air World Cup
First British appearances of the season at Women’s Alpine World Cup to come in Levi
What Is It?
- The first Slalom World Cup of the season sees the Finnish resort of Levi host a Women’s Slalom double header in one of the best-attended of the regular World Cup calendar races
When’s the Action?
- For those attending in person, the weekend kicks off with a Kids Race and Opening Ceremony on Friday 10 November
- The first World Cup race goes off on Saturday 11 November (first run 10am UK time, second run 1pm UK time) with the second race following on Sunday 12 November (10:15am / 1.15pm)
Who’s Representing Britain?
- World Cup Squad member Charlie Guest tops the billing, while 22-year-old Victoria Palla lines up for only her second World Cup level appearance
What’s Our Track Record?
- Levi has been a happy hunting ground for Charlie Guest with two top-30 finishes, including a 20th place, in the past three seasons
- Britain’s best result in Levi remains in the men’s Slalom, with Dave Ryding’s 2016 sixth place finish the high watermark
What Else Is There To knOw?
- Finland’s largest ski resort, Finland is located in Finnish Lapland, putting the races firmly within the Arctic Circle
- As well as it’s skiing heritage, Levi is famous as an observation point for the Northern Lights, and is considered to be one of the spots with the best likelihood of catching the aurora
- Mikaela Shiffrin is the undisputed queen of the race’s history, having last year taken back-to-back wins giving her a record six victories at the resort