TKF President of Benefits, the world will diagnose the Erciyes Mountain: Turkey Ski Federation (MHF) Erol Benefits, International Ski Federation (FIS) by Saturday will start 'Snowboard World Cup with reviewing the Erciyes Mountain tourism and said that the winter sports center will introduce to the world.
By FIS will be held for the first time in Turkey, the world's top 22 male and 46 female snowboard athletes from 39 countries will participate in the 2 thousand 200 Mount Erciyes about the event press meeting was held in a hotel in mistress in the mullet Plateau. The meeting was attended by TKF President Erol Yarar, Kayseri Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Mustafa Çelik, Erciyes A.Ş. Murat Cahid Cıngı, Chairman of the Board of Directors, FIS Race Director Peter Krogoll, Playmeker Agency President Kerem Mutlu, FIS Technical Delegate Victor Krstevski and Snowboard Olympic champion Patrica Kummer from Switzerland attended. Giving information about the FIS Snowboard World Cup Erciyes final, Kayseri Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Mustafa Çelik stated that they are extremely happy that the World Cup races were given to Erciyes.
“We have a magnificent natural wonder mountain like Erciyes. We care about this mountain and invest 300 million euros. We are trying to integrate the Cappadocia Region with the Erciyes Mountain and make the region a center of attraction. We care about such competitions. We aim for the winter games and the Olympics. Our aim is to introduce our country first and then our Erciyes mountain internationally. From now on, our goal will be the winter games and the Olympics. "
Erol Yarar, President of TKF, explains that such organizations cannot be organized only with the efforts of the federations and that their local partners in Kayseri give them great support and said, “This competition will contribute to our country in terms of promotion, vision and skiing in the international sense. Turkey football comes to mind at the mention of sport, but the efforts of our sport and support the sport of skiing has taken the lead, "he said.
Swiss Snowboard Olympic champion Patrica Kummer, one of the athletes participating in the World Cup, said that he liked Mount Erciyes, powder snow and facilities here very much, and that skiing can not be done in many places due to global warming.
It was stated that the legendary snowboarder, Austrian, Sigi Grabner, will be the honorary guest of the cup, and national and international live broadcasts will be watched by 1 billion people.