11 Jan Font Blanca a charismatic race with a hopeful future
Volunteers, the most valuable asset of the Andorran event valid for the World Cup Ski Mountain (ISMF World Cup)The 2017 edition Font Blanca presentation take place at Ordino Sports Centre, which will be held on 21 and 22 January and, once again, will be the first event of the World Cup ISMF also be valid for the Cup XV Andorra Ski Mountain. Mr, Jordi Serracanta (Counselor of Tourism and Sports of the Council of Ordino), Mr. Sergi Balielles (Counselor of Sports of La Massana), Mr. Enric Torres (Andorra Tourism), Jaume Esteve (President of the Federation Andorran Mountain) and Carlo Ferrari (Race Director) presided the ceremony in which they gave the most important details of the competition.
The representatives of the parishes who host the Font Blanca, Mr. Serracanta and Mr. Baliellles, were pleased to have the World Cup Ski Mountaineering, a fact that, in their opinion reinforces the popularity of the facilities of La Massana and Ordino among lovers of skiing mountain.
Mr. Torres, said that Andorra Tourism is a close associate of the World Cup event since 2010, in addition to praise what a small country like Andorra, is home of a number of highest level sport events. The presence of the promoter InfrontTV in Font Blanca, encouraged Andorra Tourism to: Confirm an agreement for the next three editions of the race.
Meanwhile, Jaume Esteve began by presenting a promotional video of the event as well, review the most significant changes in the locations of the various activities that will take place during the Font Blanca weekend. In addition also commented that Andorra will host the next General Assembly of ISMF during the month of June this year. According to the President of the FAM: Font Blanca is considered the race of higher level of the circuit. I am convinced that this year will keep a very high standard to continue the upward trend of recent editions.
The Director FB’17 (Ferrari Carlo) was responsible for giving all details of the route: After the snow and good weather later in November we decided to trace a route, apart from being very attractive for participants will be much easier to follow for public who want to live the performances of the FB17stars. If the weather forecasts that we have met, I think it will be a beautiful race.
Praise volunteers (150 with a waiting list) and thanks to all the sponsors, without their support the test would not be feasible, matching points were among those who presided over the ceremony.
FONT BLANCA 2017 faces with optimism the decisive days in which will set all the gear needed to make it once again a success both in the sport and in the organization.