ON THE INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION IN THE WORLD CUP in Alpine skiing in Moscow on 2 January 2009 (the discipline – the parallel slalom (men) University Square (Moscow State University. MV Lomonosov Moscow State University) BUILDING RAMPS BLIZITSYAK Tips for the competition of the best skiers in the world of the World Cup in Alpine skiing at the Sparrow Hills built a unique collapsible ramp, the height of 56 meters, a width of 37 meters and a length of about 150 meters. Construction of this ramp supervise FGSSR and sports club "New League" with the support and Minsportturizma Moskomsporta. Erection of steel structures is nearing completion. By mid-December and have already begun work on the cover highway slope wooden beam and plywood.
The next and final stage of the technical work will be snowmaking all slope and installation of electrical and lighting systems. As a result of this work ready for conducting design competitions should take a special committee of the International Ski Federation / FIS /. This procedure is scheduled for no later than one week before the New Year. "Our experts, together with Austrian colleagues are working accelerated pace, and construction is carried out according to plan – said, commenting on the situation at the site, the head of the organizing committee for the competition, the first vice-president FGSSR Dmitry Svishchev. – Uniqueness of erected buildings is that it will be more than 10 feet above its predecessor in the past season and, therefore, necessary to read further strengthened. "Basement" the ramp is such that will enable it to withstand not only the increased loads, but also insures against any kind of force majeure.
And in the process of snowmaking construction ramp will withstand a number of snow, which will be necessary for the competition, even in conditions of a possible thaw, and even with the stock … "Recall that in the 2007-2008 season, at University Square MSU FGSSR and" New League "has already built a similar kind springboard for the World Cup snowboarding and freestyle, which was considered a record for its size sports facility for such an appointment and is listed in the Record Book of Russia ", and also nominated in the" Book Guinness ". However, the record in the coming season will be surpassed. The new ramp will be 10 meters higher than the old, five feet wider, and keep the old length – about 150 meters.