FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Montreal, March 22, 2019 – A leader in audiovisual and entertainment technology for over 40 years, Solotech is proud to be supporting the FIS Cross-Country World Cup Finals as an official partner.
Gathering 150 athletes, this unmissable cross-country skiing competition will take place on the Plains of Abraham in Quebec City starting today and ending on Sunday March 24, 2019 in front on thousands of spectators. The participants from more than 20 countries will compete in three types of races: Sprint (free technique), Mass start (classic) and Pursuit (free technique). The best North-American and European junior athletes will also have the opportunity to participate in the FIS Junior “Rising Stars” competition and to train alongside Canadian Olympic medalist Alex Harvey.
Providing cutting-edge production equipment and turnkey services for large-scale festivals and outdoor sporting events for several years, including the Red Bull Crashed Ice and the Jamboree, as well as installations for prestigious sports venues, including the Centre Vidéotron and the Bell Centre, Solotech is very excited to be supporting the FIS Cross-Country in Quebec City with its highly engaging and entertaining atmosphere!
Bringing together cross-country fans, outdoor enthusiasts and great athletes: it’s an event not to be missed! Solotech is looking forward to being at the heart of the action!
FIS, founded in 1924, is the governing body for international skiing and snowboarding. Recognized by the International Olympic Committee, FIS manages the Olympic disciplines of Alpine Skiing, Cross Country Skiing, Ski Jumping, Nordic Combined, Freestyle Skiing, and Snowboarding, and sets the international competition rules. Through its 119 national federations, more than 7,000 FIS ski and snowboard competitions are staged annually. Specific initiatives are undertaken by FIS to promote winter sports, particularly for young people.
Founded over 40 years ago, Solotech is a world leader in audiovisual and entertainment technology with 13 strategic locations in Canada, the United States and Europe. Thanks to an inventory encompassing over 300 renowned manufacturers, Solotech is the one-stop shop for audio, video, lighting, rigging, soft goods, control and collaboration solutions & services. The company is internationally recognized for its expertise in Live Productions and Systems Integration in various markets, namely music, sports, business, culture and education. Solotech employs 1,200 professionals in its offices located in Montreal, Quebec City, Saguenay, Ottawa, Toronto, Las Vegas, Nashville, DeKalb, Los Angeles, Heywood, London and Redditch.
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