WOF 2010#44 English: Verbier High5

Skiing: high-fivin´ with Olympic Champions Défago, Mancuso & Svindal!

Verbier High Five 2010

March 27th 2010, Verbier (Switzerland)

This event makes the dream of all winter sports enthusiasts come true: to meet the stars of the World Cup and the Olympic Winter Games and to compete with them! Since its beginnings in 1999, the annual Verbier High Five combines sports, lifestyle and recreation bringing together amateurs and pros. On the 27th of March 2010, some of the most famous skiers and snowboarders will once again gather to Verbier,Switzerland, to celebrate the end of a long and tough season - first of all 2010 Olympic Downhill Champion Didier Défago (SUI), 2010 Olympic Super G Champion Aksel Lund Svindal (NOR), 2010 Olympic Slalom bronze medallist, André Myhrer (SWE), the double silver medallist of Vancouver 2010, Tina Maze (SLO) as well as the Olympic Giant Slalom Champion 2006 and double silver medallist 2010, Julia Mancuso (USA). Here, they can enjoy a combination of serious and light-hearted racing and partying with members of the public and the media.