—Quebec to host Finals in 2019, Canmore to celebrate 15 years of World Cup racing by staging season finale in 2020—
CANMORE, Alta.—The world’s best cross-country skiers are coming back for another battle on Canada’s Plains of Abraham in Quebec City, and to test their fitness in Canmore, Alta.’s spectacular Rocky Mountains for the World Cup Finals in 2019 and 2020.
Cross Country Ski de Fond Canada was awarded back-to-back World Cup Finals for the first time ever at the International Ski Federation’s (FIS) recent annual congress. Quebec City will also host the penultimate event on the World Cup calendar in 2020 – one-week prior Canmore staging the season finale.
“Each time we host a World Cup we witness the passion for cross-country skiing in Quebec City and Canmore. The Plains of Abraham and Canmore Nordic Centre are quite simply two of the most unique Nordic venues in the world,” said Shane Pearsall, chief executive officer, Cross Country Ski de Fond Canada.