Monday 03 february, at the Regional Government Building in Triest, the Counsillor for Sport, Mr Gianni Torrenti and the LOC President Mr Paolo Tavianhave presented the upcoming 2014 IPCAS Events.
Piancavallo (09-10 february 2014), will host the 2014IPC Alpine Skiing Europa Cup Finals and Tarvisio will be the official Venue of the 2014 IPC Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals - 9° Memorial Hans Erlacher, from 24 to 27 february. So many people, coming from all over the world, will get to Friuli Venezia Giulia.
The IPCAS has scheduled, even for the 2014 season, these prestigious and international Top Events in that Region of the North-East of Italy, assigning the local organization, one more time, to Sci Club Due from Ronchi dei Legionari-Monfalcone and to the LOC President, Mr. Paolo Tavian, a precursor of the paralympic activities in Italy, as his resume indicates: 9 paralympic medals, 5 world championships and 3 european championships medals as athlete (from 1988 to 1998) and as Coach of the italian national ski team (from 1998 to 2006), he won 14 medals in Winter Paralympic Games (2002 and 2006).
Athletes, Coaches, Technicians and IPC/FIS Officials consider the slopes and tracks of the Region Friuli Venezia Giulia some of the best in the world, from the technical point of vue, and from their preparation and management. On these slopes the best world Champions will perfom, thinking also to the upcoming Winter Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia (march 2014).
The Local Organizing Committee, for the ninth year in a row, is ready to welcome all the IPC alpine skiing circus, as Mr Tavian said, with an Events full Schedule (races, various ceremonies, receptions and collaterals); the main goal is to turn more attention to these athletes and champions who are an example to promot, basically, to the youngest generations. About this aspect, the “School Project” will continue also in 2014, with the cooperation of the Regional Education Board and Department.
All these Events have been organized in partnership and collaboration with the Region Friuli Venezia Giulia, the Regional Tourism Board, the Regional Agency Promotur, the Regional Civil Protection, the IPCAS, the FIS, the FISIP and CIP, the pool of local communities and venues, the volunteers group and the Official Supporters and Sponsors.
The 2014 IPC alpine skiing events and races in Friuli Venezia Giulia are included in a long project, started in 2003, that will end in 2017 with the bid to host the IPC alpine skiing World Championship.
The Region Friuli Venezia Giulia, land of world and olympic Champions and sport traditions at the top level, is ready to face the challenge, as Mr Torrenti underlined at the end of the speeches.
During the 2014 IPCAS Finals in Tarvisio, Italy, the media center will be placed in downtown, at cultural house “Julius Kugy”: over there all the accredited journalists will have the opportunity to join a Wi-Fi network. Also the finish/ground Area and parterre of the Lussari Mount and Artico Di Prampero course will be served by a WI FI connection via password.
The Tarviso competitions will be also LIVE Streaming on the official Event website www.sc2worldcup.com