Alpine skiing involves all skiing events which occur on a downhill course and do not involve ramps or awkward bumps.

The Olympic alpine competition consists of ten events: five for women and five for men. The rules are the same for all but the courses differ. Alpine racing is about as basic as it can get: a beat the clock format in which a skier goes down the mountain from Point A to Point B and the fastest time wins. There is no judging involved and races are timed in hundredths of a second.

Snowsports athletes can apply for a licence from the SAI to compete in FIS races. The FIS rules will apply regarding issuing of FIS licences.

There are various categories of races that are run throughout the season and licence holders are eligible to enter (subject to the approval of the SAI) the official FIS races run throughout the season and listed in the FIS Calendar and in adherence with entry rules.

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The FIS-CIT races of the Arnold Lunn World Cup take place annually. The scope of these races is to promote international amateur ski competition and to offer international competition to Citadin races from both alpine and non-alpine countries. Besides competitive sport, the purpose of the races is to encourage multicultural exchange which often turns into long-lasting friendships.

For more information visit the FIS-CIT Arnold Lunn World Cup Website.

NSA quota applies to all races.

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Alpine Skiing