Widely held as the definitive business newspaper, with over 500 journalists reporting from 50 countries around the world, the FT provides unparalleled global business coverage for many of the world’s most influential political and business figures. FT.COM
SWISS is Switzerland's national airline, flying to 105 destinations around the world. Visit SWISS.COM for special offers, flight schedules and general information.
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, committed to delivering innovation. ACCENTURE.COM
Snow+Rock return to the race paddock for 2014, bringing expertise to help your boots fit better and your skis run faster, plus the chance to try a range of 2015 skis. Snow+Rock are looking forward to welcoming everyone in store in the autumn to get you set up with some winning new gear. Visit SNOWANDROCK.COM.
Apres Ski Partner
Rum knuckles is the creation of london-based artist/designer rugman, adopting his great uncle’s nickname. Looking at the relationship between tattoos, board sports and streetwear….. Skate punk…. The grittier side of british board sports and bmx’ing…. Supporting the sidewalk surfers and the dirty youth of extreme sport. For more information, visit RUMKNUCKLES.COM.
The Lodge, Verbier is Sir Richard Branson’s Mountain Retreat and part of the exclusive Virgin Limited Edition hotel collection. Located minutes from the ski lifts, with a 24hr on call driver service and ski in access The Lodge has a uniquely central, yet peaceful location. For more information, visit VIRGINLIMITEDEDITION.COM.
Knight Frank is an independent global residential and commercial property consultancy founded in London in 1896. Headquartered in London, Knight Frank and its New York-based global partner, Newmark Knight Frank, operate from 335 offices, in 52 countries, across six continents. KNIGHTFRANK.CO.UK
Official Clothing Supplier
Dare 2b has absolutely everything you could possibly need come rain or shine. Loaded with technology and specially engineered for ultimate performance this brilliant brand has your back covered all year round whether you're a hardcore pro or a new kid on the block. DARE2B.COM.
Local Supporting Partners
In the heart of the Swiss Alps, where the peaks of the Combins and Mont Blanc mountain ranges proudly reach for the sky, lies a an authentic natural paradise, the Verbier / 4 Vallées region. The ski area offers 410kms of runs from 1500m to 3300m above sea level, so snow is guaranteed from November to April with itineraries and runs for novices through to experts. VERBIER.CH
Téléverbier SA, lift and cable car company extends its operations over the 4 distinct ski areas of Verbier, La Tzoumaz, Bruson, and the Mont-Fort. Set in an unparalleled ski area which culminates at an altitude of more than 3 300m, its 37 lifts provide access to 106 km of slopes and ski itineraries to suit every level. TELEVERBIER.CH.
The Valais is one of the best sporting holiday regions in the Alps. In the summer, a PGA European Championships golf course; in the winter, a magnificent winter sports arena surrounded by four thousand metre high peaks. VALAIS.CH.
Created in 1933, the Swiss Ski School of Verbier employs more than 250 qualified professionals who benefit from continual training by Swiss Snowsports experts within our company. Whatever your skiing style or level is, our ski instructors will share their knowledge and passion with you, a passion for snow sports and for the mountains in this region. Better skiers have more fun ! VERBIERBOOKING.COM/EN/ESS.
Rental Equipment Partner
Ski Service has been Verbier’s leading one-stop ski shop since 1972. They provide a range of equipment to ensure competitors will have only the best, arranging for brands like Atomic, Kästle and Völkl to complement their own race skis with GS skis especially for the Championships. With a raft of extra services such as ski clothing hire, lift passes, free home delivery, free ski storage and a second shop high up the mountain they provide the most complete and best value ski package in the resort. SKISERVICE.COM.
Skiing Technique Partner
The Warren Smith Ski Academy have been established in Verbier since the mid 1990’s. They are renowned for their method of coaching combining Technique + Biomechanics + Equipment Precision. Warren himself is the author of Go Ski, a book topping over 100,000 copies internationally and is Technique Editor for The Telegraph. There courses have received a huge amount of critical acclaim over the past decade. The Academy are the chosen ski coaching company for Channel 4’s ’The Jump’. To book coaching courses or private lessons check out their full story WARRENSMITH-SKIACADEMY.COM.
Chel-Ski is London’s largest indoor ski centre offering the very best hi-tech slopes. A fun, safe and controlled environment where you can learn to ski or snowboard as well as advance existing skills - the speed and angle of the slopes are adjusted to match your ability. Off the slopes our Alpine Bar is the perfect place to relax and enjoy something to eat or drink.
Isokinetic Medical Group has over 30 years of experience in the management of sports injuries with a patient first approach. Originating from Italy, we are a FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence and our International HQ is located on Harley Street. We regularly diagnose and treat skiing injuries from the point of injury through to return to the slopes.