The 49th FIS Alpine Ski World Cup season began on 25 October 2014, in Sölden, Austria, and will conclude on 22 March 2015 at the World Cup finals in Meribel, France. The defending overall champions from the 2014 season are Marcel Hirscher and Anna Fenninger, both of Austria. The season will be interrupted by the World Championships in February, in the United States at Vail/Beaver Creek, Colorado.