Georgia’s iconic winter playground will host the 2018 Red Bull Jump and Freeze event on March the 24 th
Georgia’s iconic winter playground will host the 2018 Red Bull Jump and Freeze event on March the 24th. Skiers and snowboarders wearing creative costumes will show off their downhill tricks before plunging into icy water at Gudarui ski resort.
Watch contestants jump into an icy pool to celebrate snow season. Participants and hundreds of spectators will took some time out from their mountain action, to enjoy Red Bull’s Jump and Freeze day.
The event is organized with the support of Mountain Resorts Development Company subordinated to the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Developent of Georgia.
Diplomatic ski Competition DipSki was held in Gudauri on Fabruary the 10th, 2018 at the initiative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia
Diplomatic ski Competition DipSki was held in Gudauri on Fabruary the 10th, 2018 at the initiative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia. Co-organized by the Mountain Resorts Development Company and the Office of the UN Resident Coordinator in Georgia.
The competition was opened by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia Mikheil Janelidze, who talked about the potential of Georgia's winter resorts, which he said is one of the priorities of the government.
Ski tournament winners were awarded cups specifically designed for this event. Participants of the simulated activity received receive respective certificates. Launched by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 2017, Diplomatic Ski Competition is likely to become part of the tradition.
Georgia Wants to Hold the Winter Olympics
White Games 2030 can pass in Georgia, which have painted the plan of preparation and waiting for the IOC delegation
White Games 2030 can pass in Georgia, which have painted the plan of preparation and waiting for the IOC delegation. Prime Minister of Georgia Giorgi Kvirikashvili, speaking at a government meeting, said that the country is ready to host winter Olympics 2030. It is expected that in March to Georgia there will arrive delegation of representatives of the IOC, which will explore the possibilities of the country.
“Georgia expresses the desire to host the winter Olympic games 2030, the government has a plan of preparing the necessary infrastructure and the development of winter sports. In the implementation of this plan will involve all relevant bodies of Georgia”, – said Kvirikashvili.
Recall that the winter Olympic Games 2018 will be held in South Korea’s Pyeongchang in 2022, the Olympics will Beijing in the summer of 2019 will be known to host the Olympics in 2026.
International Olympic Committee
The International Olympic Committee will send a special group of experts and advisers
The International Olympic Committee will send a special group of experts and advisers to Georgia to learn about development in the country’s mountain resorts and future prospects in the industry. The decision came after a meeting between Georgia’s Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili and President of the International Olympic Committee Thomas Bach in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Georgia's goal to become a host country of the Olympic Games was highlighted at the meeting. Kvirikashvili talked about the potential Georgia’s mountain resorts have and recent developments in the industry.According to him, Switzerland’s experience in developing ski resorts was very important for Georgia. "The recent activities of your country are very impressive for us. The International Olympic Committee is interested in developing sport and accordingly we support national Olympic Committees, including Georgia’s National Olympic Committee," said Thomas Bach.
The Mountain Resorts Development Company of Georgia has signed an agreement on cooperation with the French National Ski & Mountaineering School
The Mountain Resorts Development Company of Georgia, subordinated to the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia has signed an agreement on cooperation with the French National Ski & Mountaineering School (ENSA, Ecole Nationale de Ski et d’Alpinisme).
The ENSA initially have the dual mission of training mountain sports professionals and developing teaching methods for skiing and mountaineering activities. The studies of the technical equipment and the best products available on the market are an important segment of training. This training, made up of several modules, covers all technical, non-technical and teaching aspects of the activity. New requirements in terms of quality and safety standards, the integration of European directives and the internationalization of mountain tourism have made the ENSA a benchmark in the field of mountain sports.