Black skis - 10 brands - tester mix
WorldSkitest 2016 - KATSCHBERG
Tuesday, 04. April until Thursday, 06. April 2017
07. April 2017, WorldSkitest Youth Skitest
For the second time after 2014 the WorldSkitest was guest in the very sporty ski resort Silvretta Montafon. In early April, organizer Gerhard Brüggler and a motley crowd of testers - composed out of active and former top athletes, international winter sports journalists and enthusiastic skiers of all ages - and skill levels – came together to test the approximately 200 pairs of skis of the 10 most famous ski brands in the world for the next winter season
. The special trademark of the World Skitest are the BLACK neutralized skis. With great commitment and on perfectly groomed slopes, the black boards were scrutinized at the very least. The intermittent fog and the necessary pauses brought no one out of the concept. With the team around General Manager Peter Marko and Event Manager Raimund Köhler the Silvretta Montafon ski area presented themselves as perfect overall host.
The ski area Silvretta Montafon offers every winter sports fan a pure skiing experience - 140 perfectly groomed downhill runs, 37 lifts and 70 different freeride routes are ideal conditions for an active holiday. The WorldSkitest team hotel - the Sporthotel Silvretta-Montafon - offered with its 2,000 m² spa area, the perfect balance to the strenuous testing hours and also the WST mountan hut, Bella Nova pampered the testers among other things with local delicacies. The World Skitest Fashion Show took place at a special place - Nova Stoba, the largest Mountain restaurant in the Alps, at 2,010 meters above sea level.
Familiar faces at the World Skitest in Silvretta Montafon:
International, active and former top athletes were present , some from the Austrian Ski Team the new World Champion Nicole Schmidhofer, from the Swiss Skiteam Fabienne Suter, Austrians promising youngster Daniel Maier, former top athletes such as Olympic Champion Fritz Strobl, World Champion Manfred Pranger, Olympic and World Champion Mario Matt, two times Champion Michael von Grüningen, Paralympics-2-times silver medalwinner Matthias Lanzinger, former top-athletes as Heinz Schilchegger, Metka Lavric and Vid Baruca as well as many national and international journalists and amateur skiers.
World Skitest Fashion Show in Nova Stoba: A special highlight was the WorldSkitest Fashion show on Wednesday night in Nova Stoba the largest mountain restaurant in the Alps - (at 2,010 meters above sea level). There, top-class brands such as EA7, EMMEGI, HALTI, X-Bionic and Giesswein presented what is "IN" on and off the slopes. Apart from the ideal ski one also needs matching outfits - from anorak, pants, underwear and hats as well as projectors and ski poles from Komperdell, as well as safety equipment / backpacks of ABS they were all present. And also the Alpe-Adria-manufactory Strohmaier with his new collection "Nockberge".
Have a great winter time!
Gerhard Brüggler and the WorldSkitest Team