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Wengen, Switzerland Sunday 13th January 8 am PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 10 January 2008





World Cup Skiing on 4 is brought to you from Wengen, Switzerland this Sunday 13th January at 8 am on Channel 4.

Former British Champion Konrad Bartelski joins Nick Fellows as this weeks special guest. Due to the difficult weather4.gif condition in Wengen the race schedules have changed and we will bringing you the slalom event on Sunday.

British interest in the slalom race is with 21 year old hopeful Dave Ryding who after gaining impressive results on the Europa Cup tour will be competing in his first ever World Cup race this weekend.

Our main athlete feature will be on Austrian Benni Raich who is the current leader of the Overall standings and the Slalom standings

As usual Chemmy Alcott will be getting viewers in tip top condition to make the most of the ever increasing snow conditions in Europe in her Fit to Ski Section

We will also bring you a report on the eco friendly resort of Wengen which is picturesque, car free and traditional.

The classic Wengen downhill race can be seen in our Alpine Highlights programme on Monday night 14th January with a feature on Swiss Champion Didier Cuche. British No.1 Finlay Mickel will make his return from injury in this event.

Tuesday night, 15th January, sees a return to the Nordic World Cup with action from the Tour de Ski in Novo Mesto and Prague

Channel 4 finishes its week of wintersport on Friday night, 18th January, with action from the Snowboard and Freestyle World Cup. The programme features aerials from Liahuna Mounatin, China and Big Air events from Sofia, Bulgaria. As usual we will have a Behind the Board feature with Craig Smith the British team coach.

Don’t forget to tune into Channel 4 this Sunday at 8 am for the latest World Cup action.

Please forward to fellow ski enthusiasts…

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