Double Olympic champion will open the winter season 2015 in Bansko


The opening of the new ski season in Bansko will be held on December 12 and again promises many emotions and adrenaline lovers of winter sports, announced the hosts of company “Ulen” – concessionaire of the ski zone in the Pirin mountains and from Bansko Municipality. Attractive winter fiesta will blow Banderishka Polyana with music, competitions and prizes from 10 am on December 12 (Saturday). The special guest this year is the German ski legend and double Olympic champion – Markus Wasmeier. He will lead an own team of fans of skiing against teams of “local” veterans Marc Girardelli and Peter Popangelov who for years are now regular participants at the opening of the ski season in Bansko. The competition, known as “Get into the team of champions” will pit three teams of 15 skiers, led by their captain. Limited places suggest to hurry with the recording, which will be the site of the ski area.

The celebration will continue with the new fifth edition of the widely acclaimed game “Treasure Hunters”. This time under the snow again waiting hands the keys to a brand new Audi A3, as well as many other great prizes. Will be respected the tradition of the opening of the season and will finish with a stormy party in “Happy End” Club with special musical guests and dancing.

The manager of the ski area Ivan Obreikov announced that today there are already 30-40 cm of snow in the higher parts of the area. “Temperatures this morning in the area of Todorka and Plato were minus 6-7 degrees; Banderishka Polyana and Shiligarnika were about 3-4 degrees below the zero. We hope to freezing temperatures in the coming days in order to start working and guns for artificial snow. From December 1 we plan to launch the Gondola lift, and a student holiday – December 8, preceding the official opening, we hope to have opportunities for first downhill skiers” added Obreikov.

Source: Blitz

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