The first race took place in the Parsenn ski region in 1924 and over ensuing decades, became one of the most important events in the international ski world before the founding of the Ski World Cup. The race has been adapted to the modern day and every year attracts ambitious skiers from near and far.
Competitors can use the course to train on Thursday and so prepare for the race in optimum fashion. The popular team event takes place on Friday and the race for individual competitors on Saturday. Worthy of mention: the time-measurement system records the times of all participants over the days of the Parsenn Derby.
Three days of top downhill ski races.