Lasse Ottesen joins the 2011 World Ski Championships

(August 14th, 2009) Lasse Ottesen, the former Norwegian national team ski jumper, will on 1 September become the Assistant Director of Sports at the 2011 WSC. Lasse Ottesen and Espen Bjervig, the Director of Sports, will work together to make sure that the best possible sporting conditions are in place. They will also assist the race directors and offer services to the ski teams.


The first national sponsorship agreement is in place!

(August 14th 2009)Oslo Airport and Flytoget (the Airport Express Train) have bought the first of the World Ski Championships’ eight official main sponsor packages. “This is a very positive collaboration that highlights our role as hosts. Everyone who arrives at Oslo Airport and catches Flytoget will be welcomed by information regarding the World Ski Championships”, says Åsne Havnelid, CEO of the 2011 World Ski Championships.


Ski-VM 2011 signs agreement with Billettservice

(July 13th, 2009)Tickets for the Trial World Ski Championships in Holmenkollen will go on sale in September. Billettservice AS will be responsible for tickets both in Norway and abroad, for both the Trial World Ski Championships and the Nordic World Ski Championships.“We are already seeing a great deal of interest from the public,” says Ski-VM 2011’s marketing director, Egil Storaas.


NOK 1 million to Nordic World Ski Championships 2011’s volunteers project

(June 23rd, 2009) “The volunteers project linked to the Nordic World Ski Championships in 2011 should result in a positive boost for volunteering,” says the Norwegian Minister of Culture and Church Affairs, Trond Giske


The World Ski Championships have a sound financial basis

(April 23th, 2009) The World Ski Championships 2011 have a sound financial basis, with full control over the income and costs situation. That the EBU has not yet sold the market rights to the World Championships in Oslo does not affect the financial situation of the 2011 championships.


Ski-VM 2011 has checked in to Choice

(Oslo, 25th of March 2009) Ski-VM 2011 AS has chosen Choice Hotels Scandinavia as sponsor and hotel partner for its World Ski Championship event, which will take place at Holmenkollen in February and March 2011. This will be the fourth time the World Ski Championships are hosted by Oslo.