Garmisch-Partenkirchen Preview

Garmisch-Partenkirchen, the former twin cities "under the Zugspitze", is one of the most famous ski resorts of the whole alpine region. The Bavarian town hosted the Olympic Winter Games in 1936, the Arlberg Kandahar races since 1954, FIS Ski World Cups since 1970, the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in 1978 and 2011, and the FIS Alpine Junior World Ski Championships in 2009. For that reason, Garmisch-Partenkirchen is been considered the cradle of ski racing in Germany.


Garmisch-Partenkirchen Program


Downhill. Saturday, January 30th. 11:00 (CET)

Super-G. Sunday, January 31st. 11:00 (CET)


The Kandahar run in Garmisch-Partenkirchen is one of the most demanding races in the Alpine Ski World Cup.


Kandahar racecourse Profile (Women)

  • Start Elevation: 1478m

  • Finish Elevation: 741 m

  • Vertical Drop: 737m

  • Distance: 2936m



Sofia Goggia has won each of the last four Downhill races in the World Cup since Corinne Suter won the opening race of the season in Val d'Isère. Goggia can become the first woman to win five successive World Cup downhill events since Lindsey Vonn won six in a row from March 2009 to January 2010.

Sofia Goggia Goggia finished on three World Cup Downhil