Laax Open 2017
16-21 January 17, Laax, Switzerland
Laax has officially released the dates for the LAAX OPEN, the halfpipe and slopestyle snowboarding competition, which will hit the Swiss resort from January 16-21.
Following and co-determining the snowboarding mission and movement since more than 30 years, the top freestyle destination Laax, Switzerland, proudly announces the dates for the 2017 Laax Open. The high level international snowboard event will take place from January 16 to 21, 2017.
Men and women will compete in halfpipe and slopestyle contests up on Crap Sogn Gion mountain riding in the most progressive infrastructure. In addition to the exceptional sportive attractions Laax invites to join the freestyle facilities, to explore the amply snow area and to experience the feeling of its lifestyle and culture, which makes Laax to the favorite resort of plenty of riders from all over the world. Used in previous editions of the Burton European Open held in Laax, the Laax Open follows the rewarding tradition of an open format offering to all riders to participate in this international high level snowboard contest. “The Laax Open brings all snowboarders together: the top riders, the amateurs and rising stars, the next generation of jibbers and all the boarder families. It’s a mountain lifestyle affair!” says Reto Gurtner, President and CEO Weisse Arena Gruppe in Laax
With more than two decades of hosting world class freestyle events the organizer Laax boasts a huge background, competence and passion for the sport and its riders. Everyone, who will join the Laax Open 2016 can experience freestyle lifestyle first hand. Mark the date for the snowboard highlight in the upcoming winter season, the Laax Open: January 16-21, 2017.