The event will be attended by many champions, including Federica Brignone, Roland Fischnaller, Arianna Fontana, Michela Moioli, Dominik Paris, Federico Pellegrino and Dorothea Wierer
Milan, 28th July 2020 – The 3rd Gran Galà della Neve e del Ghiaccio will take place on 1st August at 6 pm in Cortina d’Ampezzo, the Queen of the Dolomites. The event will be organised by La Gazzetta dello Sport, in collaboration with FISI, Fondazione Cortina 2021—the organising committee of the next FIS Alpine World Ski Championships which will be held at the foot of Tofane from 7th to 21st February 2021—and the Municipality of Cortina d’Ampezzo to celebrate the best Italian winter sports athletes of the 2019/20 season.
Winter sports enthusiasts will have the chance to meet the Italian winter sports champions on this occasion. The best athletes on snow will be awarded gold and silver flakes while the best athletes on ice will receive gold and silver crystals.
The special night will be hosted by Cristina Fantoni, La7 journalist, and by Kristian Ghedina, Cortina 2021 Ambassador. The editor of La Gazzetta dello Sport Stefano Barigelli, the president of the Italian Winter Sports Federation Flavio Roda, the president of Fondazione Cortina 2021 Alessandro Benetton, Fondazione Cortina 2021 CEO Valerio Giacobbi, the mayor of Cortina Gianpietro Ghedina and the president of the Italian Ice Sports Federation Andrea Gios will take the floor as well.
The event will be attended by many, many champions, including Federica Brignone, Dorothea Wierer, Arianna Fontana, the snowboard champs Roland Fischnaller and Michela Moioli, Dominik Paris, Federico Pellegrino.
The event is supported by the partners Audi, Forst and Levissima.
AUDI: Sport is one of the pillars on which the four-ring brand is built. For this reason, Audi is close to major sporting events, especially to the white circus. In fact, it has been a partner of FISI for 13 years and is present in the race calendar as well. Moreover, thanks to the partnership established with Cortina in 2017, Audi is committed to implementing new infrastructure and sustainable projects in terms of mobility and sport in Cortina, thanks to a technology that ranges from mild-hybrid to full electric, including methane gas and plug-in hybrid systems.
FORST: FORST Beer has strengthened its collaboration with the Italian Winter Sports Federation (FISI), becoming “Official Beer of Skiing”. Since January 2020 it has been present on the official race suits of the alpine skiing, biathlon, bobsleigh, skeleton and luge on artificial tracks World Cup athletes thanks to the new non-alcoholic FORST beer 0.0%.
LEVISSIMA: The perfect water for those who always have a peak to conquer is one of the sponsors of the Gran Galà della Neve. This sponsorship highlights the link between the brand and its place of origin, the mountains, and the commitment to the promotion of active lifestyles. As official FISI water, it is present on this occasion as well to accompany and support winter sports athletes, with whom it shares the same goal—to face every challenge in both sport and life with courage and determination, with the desire to achieve new goals.