The World’s Most Dangerous Downhill Ski Race

Posted By ASJ Staff

Red Bull Tv presents – The Worlds Most Dangerous Downhill ski race — From top to bottom, the Streif presents skiers with one imposing challenge after another. See what it takes to conquer famous downhill race course with a detailed look at every feature of the run. The Hahnenkamm race is the most infamous race event of its kind due to the danger and challenge level of the course. Each year the best skiers of the planet meet in Kitzbühel, Austria, to take on the threatening course.

They see the Hahnenkamm Mountain’s downhill course, the Streif, as the ultimate challenge, which can be mastered only with perfect technique and extraordinary courage.

Streif – A Hell of a Ride follows former winners and competitors down the intimidating race, while cutting-edge camera technology gives viewers a previously unimaginable perspective of racers’ skills and the physical stresses their bodies endure.

What makes it so dangerous?

  • Insane jumps – leaving the athletes flying for over 80 meters.
  • Steep Gradients – making the athletes hit speeds of up to 110/120 kilos
  • Technical Turns – testing the back bones of every skier

This course challenges every athletes strength, courage, and technique.