Cancelled the first Giant Slalom of the 2012 Grandvalira - Soldeu 2012
Due to the strong winds, the race jury has finally decided to cancel the first Giant Slalom of the 2012 World Cup in Grandvalira-Soldeu. Throughout the morning the wind continued to strength in the area of Soldeu, reaching up to 50 km/h, which made it impossible to start a fair competition.
Early in the morning the race jury decided to postpone the start of the race for two hours in order to see if the wind would drop.The wind blew strong overnight, forcing the organizers in Grandvalira-Soldeu to work hard in order to get everything ready for the scheduled start of the competition.
Unfortunately and despite all the efforts, the weather imposed a cancelation of today's race.