On Saturday 14th March 2015 the Skiercross 2014/15 drew to a close in Megève. Eyes focused on the French flag, the reality of his World Cup victory finally hit Jean-Fred CHAPUIS.
#champions Our champions give their all!
Val Thorens is proud of its champions, Chloé Trespeuch, Jean-Frédéric Chapuis and Adrien Théaux! Back from their various championships, which saw the international competing élite come together, our Val Thorens skiers stood out from the crowd!
#champions Jean Béranger, a star amongst the pioneers.
A seminal figure in French skiing, Allevard born Jean Béranger was amongst the creators of the Val Thorens resort. A key player in the development of the highest altitude resort in Europe...
#champions Jean-Fred is the Olympic Champion!
Thursday the 20th of February, 11.47am in a bar in Val Thorens. At least 150 people, parents, fan club members, friends, holidaymakers, all with their eyes fixed on the big screen, are awaiting local boy Jean-Fred Chapuis' final. The excitement is palpable...
#champions En route to Sochi!
The atmosphere has been building for days now... Posters are popping up everywhere and French flags are waving proudly from balconies! In just a few days, 3 of Val Thorens' own will launch themselves onto Sochi's slopes to compete for the Olympic Holy Grail.
Kitzbühel is the Mecca of Alpine skiing. It's where every skier dreams of triumphing one day. On Saturday the 25th of January at almost 12.30pm, the best French downhill skier of the moment launched himself onto the fabled "Streif".
You've booked your ski holiday and you're already dreaming of racing down the pistes! Whether you are a beginner, occasional or regular skier and even if high performance isn't right at the top of your list, here are a few tips on how to get into shape.
During an evening ski touring. Julien Chorier, the french ultra-trailer was in Val Thorens. He told us a little of his daily life.
#champions Kelly Sildaru at Val Thorens
Hello my name is Kelly Sildaru, I'm 10 years old and I live in Tallinn. I am in Val Thorens today because there is a competition. I have been in Val Thorens few time before, the snow is really good here, mountains are very big and I like the snow-park.