Media Guide

The second edition of the long distance cross-country skiing event La Venosta will be held on the 15th - 16th of January 2022 in Val Venosta, South Tyrol, Italy. The organisation has limited the amount of participants to 500 people. In addition, approximately 250 Visma Ski Classics Pro Team athletes will start at the event. The Local Organizing Committee expects participants from over 25 different countries to take part in this event as it is part of the Visma Ski Classics Pro Tour with 75 km in classic technique for Pro Team athletes and 50 and 25 km in classic technique for amateurs. All Visma Ski Classics races are broadcasted in more than 70 countries and have over 20 million viewers.

Media contacts:

> Event Manager
Evelin Thöni

> Event Organizer
Ferienregion Reschenpass
Gerald Burger

> Visma Ski Classics Press Contact
Press access and accreditation
Press officials can request press access and the press accreditation is handed out at the Race office.
Please send your request to
Please note that special permission is required to enter the finish line at the Visma Ski Classics race. Send your request to
Flower ceremony and prize giving
Saturday, 15.01.2022 12 am
The prize giving ceremony will be held on the balcony of the Visma Ski Classics trailer at the finish area in Melago.  
Interviews with Pro Team athletes
Please send your request about pro team athlete interviews to one day before the event at the latest.
Visma Ski Classics
SKI CLASSICS is the long distance ski championship consisting of the eleven most traditional and prestigious ski events in the world. The tour is produced for media with helicopters and snowmobiles. The long distance ski races are all 42 km or more. They are unique winter events combining elite skiers of pro teams with a huge mass of amateur skiers through picturesque landscapes around Europe. In each race there are between 5000 – 18000 skiers on the start line at once.
Visma Ski Classics Pro Tour Season XI 2021-2022
Check out all the upcoming events here.