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A high speed circuit and spectacular modules for SBX World Cup in Vallnord

Vallnord has begun construction of the course which will host from 10 to 12 January, the double test the FIS World Cup snowboard cross. The coach of the test, Santi López explains that snow conditions are favorable and that the construction is being carried out as originally planned. It is anticipated that the circuit, which is located in the comma head of Forat in Arcalis on January 7 ready. It will have an altitude of 150 meters, a length of 1,160 meters and 60 meters wide.

The course of the World Cup snowboard cross Arcalís Vallnord begins to take shape. FIS technicians began yesterday to work on the ground and, according to the director of testing, Santi Lopez, "the snow conditions are excellent and are producing enough snow cannons, so construction is taking out following the original plans. "

The layout will have a height of 150 meters, a length of 1,160 meters and 60 meters wide, plus it will have five banked corners and fifty modules. In this circuit will be played two of the last three qualifying competitions for the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi will be the last in Veysonnaz, Switzerland.

Lopez explains that the circuit does not have anything to do with which hosted the European Cup a year ago: "This is a course with jumps and continuous movements from start to finish and is completely different from last year. It has been designed to generate more speed and modules will be larger. "

The competition will be broadcast by TV Andorra, by Esport3 channel, TV3, and Eurosport2. Some 170 volunteers are working in the organization of the event, which will be the top class to be held in Andorra this winter and recorded 125 registered riders from 26 different countries. These include the top 3 in each category.