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Speed Masters and World Championships

World record

The world ski speed championship and world record attempt will take place between March 16 and 29, 2024.

Fast & Furious

Speed Masters

Just one year after varsinc Simon Billy’s incredible victory here in Vars a new world record to boot, the Speed Masters event returns for a crazy edition from March 16 to 29. The handful of Klistes in the running are hoping for just one thing: to be able to set off from the top of the track in an attempt to beat the world record of 255.50 km/h.

The concept of the event is very simple: go as fast as possible to break the world ski speed record. Quite simply, it’s the fastest ski competition on the planet. Only the world’s best KLists are invited to the event. This is one of the only opportunities for these competitors to take off from the top of the Chabrières piste and race down the myth in its entirety.

– 2 events in 1 –

For the third year running, the title of world champion in the discipline, held by local Simon Billy, will be up for grabs here in Vars, on the legendary Chabrières piste. Real rockets on skis, the international champions will have to master the elements as best they can to make the difference.

As the month of March is conducive to “faster” snow, the World Championship will also be an opportunity for competitors to attempt to beat the world record, currently held by Frenchman Simon Billy with 255.50 km/h.

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Aftermovie Speed Masters Vars 2023
Aftermovie Speed Masters Vars 2023
Aftermovie Speed Masters Vars 2023
Simon Billy

World Record

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

255.50 km/h

We witnessed a true feat on the mythical Chabrières piste and its 98% gradient, as Frenchman Simon Bill won the world ski speed record there with a time of 255.5 km/h. The local champion didn’t shy away from the slope and becomes the fastest man on the planet!

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Best Of médias - Record du monde de ski de vitesse Simon Billy 255,5 km/h
Best Of médias - Record du monde de ski de vitesse Simon Billy 255,5 km/h
Best Of médias - Record du monde de ski de vitesse Simon Billy 255,5 km/h

WORLD RECORD 255.5km/h

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