Longines Future Ski Champions
As Official Timekeepers of the FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, the Swiss watchmaking brand Longines organised this year for the first time the Longines Future Ski Champions in collaboration with the International Ski Federation (FIS). Fourteen young (U16) athletes from fourteen countries were invited in Val d’Isère to take part in a giant slalom down the official competition slope. The Croatian skier, William Vukelic won the competition in 1:14:50. The French skier Jérémier Lagier arrived second, only 0.08 seconds behind and Semyel Bissig from Switzerland finished third, 0.64 behind.