21st and 22nd January: 39th Skiri Trophy XCountry OC already working on interesting new ideas
Baby, Cuccioli, Ragazzi, Allievi and Revival on the starting line Races and entertainment program revealed
Rising stars of cross-country skiing, young athletes ready to show off during two days always full of sport and fun. Skiri Trophy XCountry gathers every year thousands of little cross-country skiers along the tracks of the Cross Country Stadium in Lago di Tesero in Val di Fiemme (Trentino, Italy). The 39th edition takes place on January 21st-22nd 2023, when participants are competing in classic technique along different lengths tracks, according to their category: U10 (Baby), U12 (Cuccioli), U14 (Ragazzi) and U16 (Allievi). Nicoletta Nones, event coordinator, together with the whole GS Castello’s staff want to make this edition even more special and unforgettable. In order to celebrate the 40 years of the “mundialito”, they are thinking about many sparkling surprises. Race program establishes, as tradition, U10 and U12 competitions at 2 pm; then, at 3.30 pm is time for the usual Revival “parade”, taking ex participants back on track. Spotlights move to Castello di Fiemme, where at 5.30 pm the welcoming ceremony takes place, followed by entertainment and shows for families, ending with an evocative torch procession warming up the atmosphere, for celebration and joy, as Skiri Trophy likes. Sunday 22nd is for U14 and U16 from 9:30 am, then at 2 pm the shows goes on in Castello di Fiemme with again some entertainment, to sign two memorable days for the little champions, whose memories will be forever filled with joy. The weekend ends with the award ceremonies for all competitions and for “Fedelissimi”, the most devoted to this event. Full program will be online soon, for now you can look through last year photos and video full of happy faces and smiles. The combined races Skirilonga and Skiri-MiniMarcia Gran Paradiso are official: the first matching with the epic ski-marathon Marcialonga, the second with Marcia Gran Paradiso in Cogne. The collaboration with “G. Soraperra” Design and Art High School in Pozza di Fassa goes on. Peter Rizzoli’s project inspired the special ice statue, realized every year in Castello di Fiemme square. The young artist drew Skiri holding in its hand a picture of the ex-cross-country Olympic skier, Franco Nones. Skiri Trophy is celebration, the perfect meeting occasion for all Italian and foreign ski teams. Skiri Trophy XCountry is this all, much more than a competition, where surprises never end.