Sochi at the resort Rose Farm marked the World Day of snow

Celebration, organized by the International Ski Federation (FIS), brought together residents and resort guests from different cities of the country. The main objective — promotion of winter sports.

In the ski center "Rose Farm" for children, a series of master classes. Throughout the day, experienced instructors will demonstrate the basics of snowboarding and skiing. In addition, the students made a trip on a snow castle, making a snowman, painted snow sculptures. Adults holiday guests attended the family relay races — they competed in speed and skill on the slopes skiing, designed according to the requirements of FIS.

World Day of snow in Sochi has become one of the most popular in Russia. Hundreds of children and adults have decided to spend a day on the snow-covered slopes of Krasnaya Polyana, where in 2014, will compete for Olympic medals skiers, snowboarders and freestyle master.

Lack of snow was not. On the eve of the World Day of snow at an altitude of 2000 meters above sea level, has formed a thick blanket of snow about 20 centimeters. Moreover, the very day of celebration was accompanied by heavy snowfall, which began early in the morning.

Due to the proximity of the Black Sea and the moist air of snow in Krasnaya Polyana falls a lot every winter. It is soft, fluffy and generally stable. Therefore, the snow-covered slopes of Sochi attracts athletes and fans of skiing from around the world, especially freeriders.

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