‘STREIF – One Hell of a Ride’ to debut at World Ski Awards 2014

18th Nov 2014

World Ski Awards has announced it will host an exclusive screening of ‘STREIF – One Hell of a Ride’ during the opening of its annual Gala Ceremony at A-ROSA Kitzbühel.

As leading lights of the ski hospitality industry gather at the Alpine resort, World Ski Awards will present the documentary as part of its Welcome Evening on November 21st.

A Planet Watch production, presented by Red Bull Media House, the thrilling feature follows five athletes during the build up to the most important ride of their career - the Hahnenkamm race in Kitzbühel.

For 75 years, the annual race has produced unforgettable triumphs and unspeakable tragedies, a heritage that is full of myths and legends.

Nowhere else is skiing celebrated so intensely.

The city, the nation, and the entire winter sports world go crazy for the battles that play out on the slopes, and the race down the Streif is the most anticipated event of all - the Super Bowl of skiing.

A rare insight into the minds of the athletes and their struggle between risk and reward, the film is narrated by ski legends Didier Cuche and Daron Rahlves and takes a closer look at the history of the race, as well as the extensive preparation behind the scenes.

‘STREIF – One Hell of a Ride’ tells an authentic and emotional story of a race, which, annually, writes its own history.

World Ski Awards

World Ski Awards, the only global initiative to recognise, reward and celebrate excellence in ski hospitality, returns for a second year to welcome leading international figureheads and decision makers to A-ROSA Kitzbühel on November 21st-23rd.

The full three day programme consists of luxury chauffeur driven airport transfers to and from the five-star A-ROSA Kitzbühel, exclusive networking events, private skiing on the slopes of the world famous Hahnenkamm, sight-seeing tours and a host of other networking activities.

As well as accolades for the best products from the world’s leading ski tourism nations, awards for the ‘World’s Best Ski Resort’, ‘World’s Best Ski Hotel’, ‘World’s Best Ski Chalet’, and ‘World’s Best Ski Boutique Hotel’ will be presented by World Ski Awards in 2014.

New to the 2014 programme will be awards for ‘World’s Best Ski Tour Operator’, ‘World’s Best Ski Travel Agent’, ‘World’s Best Ski Resort Company’, ‘World Best New Ski Hotel’ and ‘World’s Best New Ski Chalet’.

Spain will also enter the pantheon of the top 21 ski nations to be honoured.
World Ski Awards is the sister organisation of World Travel Awards, which is heralded as “the Oscars of the travel industry”.

Tickets to the VIP gathering are by invitation only.


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