GLORIOUS AND INTENSE CITY RACE 2015 SPEEDS INTO ST.MORITZ
GOTTHARD ROCKS THE TOP OF THE WORLD
The famous and now traditional St. Moritz City Race officially opened the Winter Season 2015-2016 in the sunny Engadin Mountains December 4th. Termed “The Race for Everyone“, this year the " Audi Skirun Cup" was introduced on Corviglia Mountain.
As night slowly descended onto the idyllic yet vibrant Alpine village of St. Moritz, around 40 teams gathered in the School Square ready to compete in the challenging chosen categories of "Fun & Family", "Ski Schools & Ski Clubs" and "Companies & Businesses“. Skiing straight through the middle of town, slaloming between Julius Baer bank, Hermes, Bally, Brioni, clothing store and the Coop market, this year´s race was won by “ Muha mit da Kuha“, “Engadin Bus“ and the “Red Legends.“
The open air stage was inducted by the "Drums2Streets" band, delivering a thrilling light show, accompanied by vocals and exotic drum sounds. Highlight of the evening however was an unforgettable concert by Switzerland´s most famous Gotthard rock band which got everyone singing in the streets, rocking and rolling until sunrise. Ski superstars and VIPs Wendy Holdener, Schwinger King Nöldi Forrer, Ariane Ehrat, CEO of Engadin St. Moritz, Gaudenz Flury Reto Branschi, CEO of Destination Davos Klosters mingled under tight security measurements, comparable only to Davos´ Economic Forum, as Switzerland´s top security experts were hired to ensure a seamless experience for everyone.
The exponential growth and visitor attendance, not only helped increase revenue in the region, but is a also serves as a testimony to the quality of participants and skilled organizers who worked tirelessly since the beginning of year insuring a magnificent event. Accompanying the City Race were such decadent affairs as the Grand Kempinski des Bains Hotel´s fabulous Diamond Gala studded with culinary delights, the Palace Hotel´s tree lightning ceremony and various musical and cultural delights.
See you in 2016 St. Moritz! You sure have proven to be “ The Top Of The World“ in more than one way, not a doubt!
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