The Alpine World Ski Championships is a bi-annual event that takes place on odd years in various locations. This year, Are, Sweden is hosting this historic event. The opening ceremony begins on February 4th and the event runs through February 17th, 2019. There are a number of broadcast partners showing this great championship such as SVT in Sweden and NBCSN in the US. If you are going to the championships or you have access to those already, you are all set. Otherwise you can use a VPN to get around any geo-restrictions.
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The first Alpine World Championships were held in 1931. In the 30s, the championships were held annually. At least until WWII. From 1948 to the current times, it has been bi-annually since 1948. However, it skipped 1984 and went to 1985 so it would not compete with the Olympics. Now, there are 78 countries that compete in the championships including places that do not usually see snow.
Let’s take a look at the events in this year’s championships.
Men’s and Women’s:
- Giant Slalom
- Super G
If you have a favorite event from above or you just want to check out to see the different events, you can take a look at the full schedule here.
To watch this championship, you can always go to the events assuming you can get tickets and accommodations. The rest of us will have to watch the 2019 Alpine World Ski Championships on TV. As far as broadcast partners go, the championships will be available to a record 700 million viewers worldwide. Because of that, we will list some of the major broadcasters.
If you are in those areas, you can certainly tune in to watch. If you are outside of those areas, you will need to use a VPN. Simply connect to a server in the US or Sweden and you are ready to watch. Make sure you have signed up for streaming service or registered before watching of course.
And there you have it. Those are the steps you need to follow to watch the 2019 Alpine World Ski Championships in Are, Sweden from anywhere you may be. You will want to use a provider with fast connections to help you get around geo-blocks and stream the events live with a VPN. Follow us @VPNFan for the latest deals and guides.