Academics

Though we collaborate with the local school in Alta Badia and with a local-English speaking hybrid school, most of our athletes are either in a gap year or, after COVID, follow their home program online. We are happy to advice you on schooling as well as on college choice and strategies. 

All non-Italian speakers take Italian language classeswith the possibility to take a final certification.  PG athletes also have the option to work as a research assistants for a range of academic programs.

Contact us for more details and options.  

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Lodging

We have two different home bases: one in Alta Badia in the Dolomites, and the other in Aprica, in the Bormio region, where athletes live together in a house. New from this year, a additional  home base in Florence, the birthplace of Renaissance, during the fall off-snow weeks! Who get to live with a view??

For the rest, expect a lot of hotels, especially in the pre-season and for races. Living independently is also possible for the older athletes or if coming as a family. Contact us for more details and options.

Visa

Athletes from Schengen countries do not need a Visa, the only formality will be getting a "Codice Fiscale" once in Italy. Non-Schengen athletes need a visa to stay for more than 90 days in the European Union. There are several possible visa, and we will help you with that, contact us for more details. 

Travel to Italy

The nearest airports are Venice and Milan. Munich in Germany is also an option, especially if traveling from overseas as a family.