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Training area of
Ski Stars & Snowboarding Aces

Hand in hand towards ambitious goals

Obergurgl-Hochgurgl has really everything ski and snowboard pros need before, during and after the racing season: snow in abundance from November to April, perfectly groomed training tracks and a sense of life to always strive for your best. Currently, the logo of the ski destination is emblazoned on the caps and helmets of three popular winter sports stars - anchoring itself in the minds of their international fan community.

Dave Ryding - A Lucky Find

The British ski racer aka "Rocket Ryding" has made it to the World Cup podium from England's plastic slopes. Since the 2017/18 winter season, the slalom ace is under the patronage of the "Diamond of the Alps". The likeable athlete can take full advantage of a professional training environment in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl, just perfect to prepare for the season, to do extensive material tests and, of course, to relax.

At least since his 2nd place at the legendary Kitzbühel Slalom in January 2017, Ryding has been regarded as an exceptional athlete who perfectly represents the "snow competence" of Obergurgl-Hochgurgl to his ski-loving compatriots at home in the UK. And the success continued already in the very first winter of the sponsor partnership,: Ryding finished 5 World Cup Slaloms in the top 10 - the Olympic Slalom in Pyeong Chang included. A detailed portrait of "The Rocket" can be found in this blog post.

Dave Ryding Obergurgl Hochgurgl Landscape