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KILLINGTON MEDIA PAGE UPDATES:
AS OF 10/30/17

The 2017 Audi FIS Ski World Cup returns to Killington Resort, Nov. 24-26 with women’s Giant Slalom and Slalom events. 

MEDIA CONTACT

John Dakin
Chief of Press
970-390-0481
media@killington.com

Tom Horrocks
Media Manager
802-770-8985
media@killington.com

Online Media Accreditation is Closed

The online Media Accreditation Application deadline has passed. To inquire about Media Accreditation, please contact us at media@killington.com.

 

WORLD CUP MEDIA MANUAL

Xfinity Killington Cup World Cup Manual with event information, maps and prize money is now available to download.  

Media Lodging

Limited media lodging is still available and can be made online, or by calling (866) 233-0878. Please be sure to request the World Cup Media lodging package.  

MEDIA REGISTRATION & Media Center

Media Registration and Credential pick up will take place at the Media Center on the second floor at the Killington Ski Club, a short walk from the finish area.  The Media Center will be available for all working accredited media members from Wednesday, Nov. 22 through Sunday, Nov. 26. Wi-Fi and power will be provided. Light refreshments, breakfast and lunch will be available in the Media Center on Saturday and Sunday.


Media Center hours:

*Wednesday, Nov. 22: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
*Thursday, Nov. 23: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
* **Friday, Nov. 24: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
**Saturday, Nov. 25: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
**Sunday, Nov. 26: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

*All Media MUST pick up credentials and welcome package at the Media Center. Media credentials will not be distributed in any other location. We suggest that members of the media pick up credentials and allotted parking passes Wednesday, Nov. 22 through 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 24. If you are unable to pickup your media credentials before 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 24, please notify us so we can make other arrangements at media@killington.com.

**All Media MUST display their media credentials at all times. If you forget your credential, you will not be allowed credentialed access into the venue, access the Media Center, the media Mixed Zone or lift access. In addition, Venue Access on Saturday, Nov. 25 and Sunday, Nov. 26 will be controlled and everyone entering the venue will be subject to bag search. So please plan accordingly and allow for extra time to enter the venue.

Preliminary SCHEDULE - SUBJECT TO CHANGE

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24
9:30 a.m. – Athlete freeski on Superstar trail
5:00 p.m. - Team Captains Meeting, Killington Grand Resort Hotel - Giant Slalom
5:45 p.m. – Athlete Bib Presentation (Giant Slalom), K-1 Lodge Main Stage
6:45 p.m. - Mandatory on-course Photographer Briefing, Killington Ski Club


SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 25
10:00 a.m. - First Run Audi FIS Ski World Cup Giant Slalom
1:00 p.m. – Second Run Audi FIS Ski World Cup Giant Slalom
5:00 p.m. - Team Captains Meeting, Killington Grand Resort Hotel - Slalom 

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 26
10:00 a.m. - First Run Audi FIS Ski World Cup Slalom
1:00 p.m. – Second Run Audi FIS Ski World Cup Slalom

PRESS CONFERENCES & ATHLETE INTERVIEWS

The top three athletes from Saturday’s giant slalom and Sunday’s slalom will be available at the post-race press conference in the Fireplace Room at the Media Center. Many athletes will be available for interviews in the Media Mixed Zone during both competition days. In addition, a limited number of athletes may be available for interviews in the Media Mixed Zone during the athlete freeski at 9:30 a.m. on Friday. We will do our best to accommodate athlete interview requests, however, the athletes and team representatives solely determine athlete access.

GETTING TO KILLINGTON RESORT

Killington Resort is located within a convenient drive from several international airports:

  • Albany International Airport, New York (ALB) —2 hr. 25 min drive
  • Burlington International, Vermont (BTV)—1 hr. 40 m drive
  • Boston-Logan International, Massachusetts (BOS)—2 hr. 46 m drive
  • Montreal-Trudeau International, Montreal (YUL)—3 hr. 23 m drive (Note-use of this airport requires crossing the U.S.- Canada border)

* Please note that due to high demand, rentals cars at Boston’s Logan International Airport are limited.

MEDIA EVENT SHUTTLE SERVICE AT KILLINGTON RESORT

Event Shuttle Service:
Monday, November 20 - Friday November 24 06:15-18:00 
Killington Access Road shuttles will run every 60 minutes starting at 06:15. There are numerous bus stops along the Killington Access Road. 

Saturday, November 25 - Sunday, November 26 06:00 - 18:00 
Killington Access Road / Diamond Express / Pico shuttles will run every 15 minutes from 06:00 - 18:00 and every 30 minutes from 18:00 - 23:45 on Killington Access Road.

MEDIA PARKING

A limited number of permitted parking for media will be available in the upper bay lots adjacent to the K1 Lodge, a short walk to the Media Center. A Media Parking Pass will be required to park in the media parking area. Parking passes will only be distributed in the Media Center Wednesday, Nov. 22 through Friday, Nov. 24, unless previous arrangements have been made with the Media Manager. 

PHOTO

Photographer Briefing: All on-course Photographers will be required to attend the Photographer Briefing on Friday, Nov. 24 at 18:45 (6:45 p.m. EST) at the Killington Ski Club in the Press Conference Room.  All On-Course Photo Armbands will be distributed at the Photographer Briefing – no exceptions will be made to provide course access Photo Armbands to photographers who do not to attend the briefing.

FIS rules stipulate that photographers must be in position one hour prior to the start of the race, 9 a.m. first run and 12 p.m. second run. You may not leave or move from your on-course position until the final racer in the first run crosses the finish line and the course is clear. For those photographers not on-course, there will be a photo platform located near the finish line in the media Mixed Zone. Agence Zoom’s Francis Bompard will serve as Photo Chief for this event.

FILM & VIDEO

No media may conduct video interviews or shoot video in venue without prior accreditation and visible approved camera sticker. Accredited members of the media are not allowed to broadcast Social Media video, such as SnapChat, Periscope and Facebook Live during the event.

Video Embargo:

Approved video media cannot use material from race venue, including interviews, until after 16:00 (4 p.m. EST) both Saturday and Sunday. All video from venue MUST be restricted to U.S. viewers only, including Social Media!

Due to the international and national multimedia rights, no on-course video will be allowed.  However, the U.S. Ski & Snowboard will be sharing a race highlights video package with domestic broadcasters following the race.

2016 KILLINGTON AUDI FIS SKI WORLD CUP RACE RESULTS

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