Saalbach Hinterglemm Races Preview

Saalbach Hinterglemm has stepped in for the third time in a row as an alternative venue for canceled ski races. On this occasion for Kvitfjell and Wengen. From the 5th to the 7th of March, two Downhill races and a Super-G will be held at the venue of the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2025.

Races will take place at the Schneekristallpiste on the Zwölferkogel in Hinterglemm.

Saalbach Program

Friday, March 5th: Downhill (Replaces Wengen) 11:20 (CET)

Saturday, March 6th: Downhill (Replaces Kvitfjell) 11:00 (CET)

Sunday, March 7th: Super-G (Replaces Kvitfjell) 10:30 (CET)

Beat Feuz finished on the podium in the last three Downhill races in the World Cup. He won both races on the Streif in Kitzbühel and finished in second place in Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Feuz also finished in third place in the Downhill at the World Championships in Cortina d'Ampezzo.

Matthias Mayer is currently ranked second in the Men's Downhill standings this World Cup season. He is hoping to become the first Austrian man to win the downhill crystal globe since Klaus Kröll in 2011-2012. Mayer finished on the podium in each of the last four World Cup Downhill events, including a win in Bormio.