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The deal isn’t quite signed, sealed and delivered but agreements have been reconfirmed and the financing is in place to bring the World Cup downhill to Whistler in December.

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Bill McNeney is flying to New Zealand this weekend for the FIS Congress and hopes to return with signed agreements for World Cup races at Whistler.

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Although the FIS has made a 10-year commitment to Whistler the World Cup isn’t coming here until Whistler is guaranteed some marketing rights from the European company that bought those rights from Alpine Canada.

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With a 10 year commitment to host men’s World Cup downhill and super G races, the next task of the W5 group is to find the money for snowmaking, fibre optic cable and summer grooming on the Dave Murray Downhill.

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Whistler Mayor Ted Nebbeling left for Sierra Nevada, Spain today (Feb. 16) to meet with FIS secretary general Gian-Franco Kasper about finalizing a deal to bring men’s World Cup downhill racing to Whistler annually.

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Downhill deal would secure race World Cup race for 10-15 years A long-term deal to bring men’s World Cup downhill racing to Whistler every December "is in the making.

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A new organization, a new festival and a new mandate are part of a joint effort to bring World Cup ski racing to Whistler annually.

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Committee to develop business plan for World Cup downhills Creating a business plan that makes December World Cup downhill races beneficial for the whole valley is the task of a five-member committee struck Monday.