So far the first-step recognition for the 2011 Tour De Ski program has been decided. There are 5 stages in total this year which will cover two stages on the grasslands of Wuzhumuqin in Xiwuqi, one stage in Beijing Bird’s Nest Arena, one stage in Changchun Jingyuetan Park, and the stage 5 is to be confirmed. The whole Tour De Ski duration will be from December 26th, 2010 to January 6th, 2011.
For the whole detailed event program for reference below:
Dec 26 International Skiers depart from Europe
Dec 28 Morning flight to Xiwuqi. stage 1–Afternoon race.
Dec 29 stage 2– race in Xiwuqi
Dec 30 Morning flight to Beijing. stage 3–Race in Beijing Bird’s Nest Arena.
Dec 31 Morning train to Changchun. Lunch at Shangri-La Hotel. Bus to Jingyuetan
Park for practicing.
Jan 01 Practicing and preparation day
Jan 02 stage 4—the 9th Vasaloppet China in Changchun
Jan 03 Relaxing day in Changchun
Jan 04 stage 5 (to be confirmed) Night train Changchun-Beijing.
Jan 05 Great Wall/Shopping
Jan 06 Flight back to Europe
Best skiers, best skiing arena are on the way. Stay tuned!