Tignes hosts acrobatic skiing events : mogul skiing and two events in demonstration : acroski (ski ballet) and ski jumping. On december 6th, the new stadium is opened. This the first stadium in the world where a spectator can see all the three events from his seat. The events are spread over 7 days (February 9th to 16th )
The results for the olympic event of mogul skiing are as follows :
Men : Edgar Grospiron (FRA), Olivier Allamand (FRA), Nelson Carmichael (USA)
Women : Donna Weinbrecht (USA), Yelizaveta Kozhevnikova (RUS), Stine Lise Hattestad (DEN)
Val d'Isère hosts men alpine skiing with four main events : DH skiing, giant slalom, super G and combined. These races take place on the slope Face de Bellevarde. For the first time, a spectator can see 80% of the race from foothill. « L'encolie » is the most difficult part of this famous slope. The events are spread over 9 days ( February 9th to 18th) .
The results are as follows :
DH : Patrick Ortlieb (AUT), Franck Piccard (FRA), Günther Mader (AUT)
Super G : Kjetil André Aamodt (NOR), Marc Girardelli (LUX), Jan Einar Thorsen (NOR)
Giant slalom : Alberto Tomba (ITA), Marc Girardelli (LUX), Kjetil André Aamodt (NOR)
Combined : Josef Polig (ITA), Gianfranco Martin (ITA), Steve Locher (SUI)
Still today, you can see the Olympic Torches downill of Face de Bellevarde slope and Palafour chairlift.