Cover Photo [S]: Jennie-Lee Burmansson | [P]: The Distillery

With Audi as the Nine Knights/ Nine Queens new sponsor, they celebrated by creating one of the biggest and most unique courses to date. Along with adding Audi to the event, this year it will take place at the Tiefenbachferner Glacier at Sölden Ski Resort in Tyrol, Austria. If you're in the area, be sure to check out the public contest day on April 14th (More details are available here).

The course is not only one of a kind but is being lapped by some of the best ski athletes in the world. The madness has only just begun, in fact Candide has only just shown up so expect it to get even madder. But for now check out some of the highlights from the first couple of days: