St. Moritz (Switzerland) / St. Imier (Switzerland), 13 February 2017 – For the first time since its inception in 2013 at the initiative of the Swiss watch brand Longines, the Longines Future Ski Champions race took place during the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships, currently taking place in St. Moritz, Switzerland. This event provides a unique occasion to discover the future stars of international skiing and to see them go head-to-head in a giant slalom run in conditions identical to those faced by the professionals. For this fourth edition of the race, Finland’s Erika Pykäläinen was crowned champion, ahead of Switzerland’s Aline Höpli (+1:00) and France’s Clarisse Brèche (+2:11). The event's patron had also been chosen amongst the very best of the discipline: Mikaela Shiffrin, Longines Ambassador of Elegance.
The best young female skiers gathered at the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships St. Moritz 2017 for the Longines Future Ski Champions race