MEDIA

Welcome to Åre and the FIS Ski World Cup March 12-14, 2020!
Between 12-14 March 2020, the fastest female alpine riders from all over the world will return to Åre to fight for the podium during the Audi FIS Ski World Cup. Experience the excitement live at Sweden's Alpine National Arena in Åre and watch the skiers push themselves to the limits in search of the FIS prize.

Accreditation

Pre-registered:
All pre-registered media accreditation is collected at the Media Centre in the National Arena. Identification is required.
Address: Årevägen 180, 837 52 Åre

To request your accreditation click here to open the form.

Deadline for registration of accreditaion 4th of March

Non pre-registered:
Non pre-registered accreditation is collected at Holiday Club Åre at the Race Office. Identification is required.
Address: Åre Strand, 837 52 Åre

Media Centre Opening Hours:
10/3 Tuesday: 12.00-18.00
11/3 Wednesday: 10.00-19.00
12/3 Thursday: 09.00-19.00
13/3 Friday: 10.00-20.00
14/3 Saturday: 07.00-18.00

Holiday Club Opening Hours:
9/3 Monday: 15.00-18.00
10/3-14/3 Tuesday – Saturday: 08.00-18.00
15/3 Sunday: 08.00-12.00

Contact:
Media Manager
Sara Tigerström
media.worldcupare@gmail.com
+46 (0)70827 82 38

Accommodations

To book your accommodations pleace contact
eva@worldcupare.com

Media Centre:

Location: Swedish Alpine National Arena
(Årevägen 180, 837 52 Åre)

Opening hours:

11/3 Wednesday: 10.00-19.00
12/3 Thursday: 09.00-19.00
13/3 Friday: 10.00-20.00
14/3 Saturday: 07.00-18.00

Press Centre:
You’ll find the Press Centre in the Media Centre.

Wifi for Media:
Free high-density Wi-Fi is available in the Media Centre, commentator booths and mixed zones.

Food:
Light food and refreshments are available in the Media Centre.

Media Guide

Media information in the form of a media guide will be available shortly.

Photo

A photo gathering will be held on 11/3 Wednesday approx. 19.00 immediately after the Team Captain meeting.

An extra photo gathering will be held 12/3 Thursday 08.00 (three hours before start).

We intend to offer a limited number of network cables at the photo stands.
Nikon will be on site offering camera services.

Media rights for
film/TV and
moving images

Infront has the rights to the competitions.Permission from Infront is required for moving images. For questions regarding TV and moving images, contact:
maddalena.ercolani@infrontsports.com

Transportation

Traffic and Parking
Parking in and around the village is limited during the event. Plan for your trip well in advance and check if parking is included in your accommodations. Parking spaces will be found at Draklanda and at the VM8:an.More information on bus times and traffic updates can be found at the links below:

Ski bus:
https://www.skistar.com/sv/vara-skidorter/are/servicetjanster/skidbuss/

Taxi:
https://topptaxi.se

Taxi Åre:
https://www.taxiare.se

The Swedish National Alpine Arena is within walking distance of the Stations House and takes approx. 15 minutes (1.5km).

Traveling to
and from
Åre by:

Train:
Taking the train to Åre is both a convenient and sustainable way to travel. The train station is located right in the heart of the village and is walking distance to all arenas where the Alpine World Cup take place. Several different companies operate the route to Åre from Sundsvall, Östersund, Trondheim and more or less directly from a number of other Swedish and Norwegian cities.
www.sj.se
www.snalltaget.se
www.norrtag.se

Flight:
Åre/Östersund Airport is the closest to Åre, 11 kilometres from central Östersund and 86 kilometres from Åre village. Go to Swedavia's website for more information on flight destinations to/from the airport, departures, arrivals and more. The website also contains a number of options for getting to/from Åre from the airport. Book your transfer in advance via airport taxi(Flygtaxi) or book a rental car with our partner Europcar located at the airport. Click on the link to get a discount on your booking!

Trondheim Airport/Vaernes (Norway) Trondheim Airport or Vaernes as it’s also called is located 135 kilometres from Åre. The estimated driving time by car is 2 hours. Visit Avinor's website for more information on luggage, arrivals, departures, destinations and more. You can book a transfer to Åre from Trondheim Airport by airport taxi(Flygtaxi) or through our partner Europcar.

Extra Info

We offer Media Ski passes and Ski rentals throughout the World Cup week.

Book your ski equipment here.

Ski equipment and Ski passes are collected at the Skistarshop Åre Fjällby. Accreditation is required. Address: Fjällbyvägen 12, 837 52 Åre

Don't miss our exclusive press activity Friday 13/3
This year we’re inviting you out into our beautiful ski system followed by breakfast at Svartberget. Head up in the Cable Car (Kabinbanan) and learn all about Åre together with SkiStar Destination Manager, Niclas Sjögren. Once at the top of Mt. Åreskutan, you’ll have a choice of experiencing the ski system standing on a pair of skis or sitting in a piste machine.
Date: 13/3
Location: Kabinbanan
Time: 07.00 if the weather permits

Contacts

Media Manager
Sara Tigerström Monfelt
+46 (0)70 827 82 38
media.worldcupare@gmail.com

Photo Coordinator

Nisse Schmidt
+46 (0)70 367 07 77
info@sportbild.se

Media Centre Manager
Anna Junholm
+46 (0)70 922 10 79
annajunholm@gmail.com

Mixed Zone Coordinator
Patrik Svärd
+46 (0)70 229 35 69
patrik@worldcupare.com