The Finish at the Hahnenkamm World Cup Race in Kitzbuehel, © Tirol Werbung/Jens Schwarz
The Finish at the Hahnenkamm World Cup Race in Kitzbuehel, © Tirol Werbung/Jens Schwarz

80th Hahnenkamm World Cup Races

Kitzbühel, 20.01.2020 - 26.01.2020

The world's most notorious, dangerous, blood-curdling downhill racecourse for men, called the "Streif", is challenging an international roster of top athletes for an incredible weekend of ski racing each year.

Hahnenkamm (the name translates to "Rooster’s Comb"), a mountain in the ski resort town of Kitzbühel, is home to the world’s most notorious, dangerous, blood-curdling downhill racecourse for men, called the "Streif" (or the "Stripe"). It’s a wicked, twisting, insane snake of a run, one filled with blind drops, daredevil jumps, and unforgiving grade steeps, challenging an international roster of top athletes for an incredible weekend of downhill ski racing each year. In 2020, this legendary race will be celebrating its 80th anniversary from January 20 to 26. Skiing the Hahnenkamm is a harrowing experience from start to finish. It is skiing’s ultimate test of guts for glory on the world’s most famous and feared ribbon of snow and ice. The slick, steep, twisty track propels the skiers up to speeds as fast as 140kph. The Mausefalle jump (‘Mousetrap’ in English), reached in just over eight seconds from the start, has a gradient of 85% and launches the racers 80 meters through the air. Fast and exciting, yes. Come see all the action and athleticism from the world’s best male ski racers, starting with the juniors on Wednesday, January 22, 2020, with the Super-G on Friday, the Downhill on Saturday and the Slalom on Ganslernhang Course on Sunday.

Kitzbühel is awash with fans, celebrities and sports stars during Hahnenkamm week. An outstanding festival atmosphere surrounds the venue, with the spotlight swinging to Kitzbühel’s bars and pubs in the evenings, featuring a variety of side events and parties—and attended by a huge number of celebrities.

The Hahnenkamm World Cup Race in Kitzbuehel, © Jürgen Klecha
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Dates

20.01.2020 - 26.01.2020

Tuesday, January 21, 2020, 11:30am: Men’s Downhill Training
Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 10:00am: Hahnenkamm Juniors (GS)
Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 11:30am: Men’s Downhill Training
Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 1:00pm: Men’s Downhill Training
Thursday, January 23, 2020, 11:30am: Hahnenkamm Juniors (SL)
Friday, January 24, 2020, 11:30am: HAHNENKAMM SUPER-G
Saturday, January 25, 2020, 11:30am: HAHNENKAMM DOWNHILL
Sunday, January 26, 2020, 10:30am, 1:30pm: HAHNENKAMM SLALOM

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Price information

20,- until 30,-

Tickets are Euro 20 for Friday’s race, Euro 30 for Saturday’s race and Euro 25 for Sunday’s race. Races are FREE for ages 17 & under (born in 2003 and later).

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Getting There

Travelling by car, you can leave your vehicle at the spacious car parks in Oberndorf or Kirchberg. From there, free shuttle trains operated by the Austrian Federal Railways take visitors to the race area in Kitzbühel. The “ÖBB Hahnenkamm Combined Ticket” conveniently brings spectators to the Kitzbühel races, too. Learn More .

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Kitzbühel
6370 Kitzbühel

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