Snickers Classic & Popcorn Wallride

19-22 April 07, Saas Fee, Switzerland

Saas-fee plays host of the snickers slopestyle and the popcorn wallride as part of this end of season TTR event

The worlds best Freestyle Snowboard Action will take place in Saas-Fee, April the 19th to the 22nd.Saas-Fee has the honor to present one of the last stops of the unique Ticket to Ride Snowboard World Tour 06/07.

Frederik Kalbermatten and Marco Schwab as hosts and a kick ass party program the SNICKERS Classic & POPCORN Wallride is going to be the perfect end of the season in the Swiss Alps.

Ride with your Idol A TTR 3-Star with a slope style competition is taking place the first time in Saas-Fee. Its an exclusive opportunity for talented snowboarders to compete against your idol and maybe you assert your claim to the prize money of 10000 US-Dollars beside the 15 invited Snowboard Stars.

The TTR 3-Star Event is open for everyone and offers everybody access to the qualification and the chance to become the newcomer in the snowboard community.

From Riders  For Riders With Frederik Karbermatten, Burton Global Team Rider and Marco Schwab, Pro Rider and Star TV Freestyle Moderator, we were able to get two experts of the Snowboarding Scene so that the contest is going to be an absolute highlight. They know what it needs to organize a contest and to fulfill the riders expectations. Together they made a list of wellknown international riders and friends and invited them for the event. Saas-Fee is incredible happy to
welcome riders like Marko Grilc SLO, Jonas Emery SUI, Tonton Holland SUI, Kazuhiro Kokubo JPN, TJ Schneider CND, Chris Kröll AUT, Friedl Kolar AUT, Steve Gruber AUT, Andy Monsberger AUT, Sani Alibabic AUT, Hannes Metzler AUT, Alessandro Boyens GER, Iker Fernandes ESP, Morgan Le Faucheur FRA and Gian Simmen SUI. Further Saas-Fee offers one of the last chances to all riders newcomers or professionals to upgrade their TTR tour results.

 

Format

SNICKERS Classic

Slope style jam sessions (70-100 Riders), Semi Final (40 Riders) and Super Final (12 Riders). The contest terrain in the "Längfluh" area below the Popcorn Plaza 2870 Meter a.s.l. is just perfect for a slope style and the planned kicker line of Frederik Kalbermatten.

Elements:
3 Giant Kickers
1 Surprise

POPCORN Wallride

The Wallride forms the completing of the event on Sunday. Riders compete at a wall of eight meters high, which is one of the larger ones you can find at a competition, already the third year. The results of the Wallride are not part of the TTRranking, however the overall winner of the SNICKERS Classic & POPCORN Wallride wins the title KING OF POPCORN, which includes a surprising reward.

The perfect season end Saas-Fee offers the best conditions to become the destination for all snowboarders from Switzerland and the entire Europe, because here youll find the best snow conditions of the Alps in April due to its hight.
For a perfect season end a kick ass party program is obligatory. Scott Sullivan is coming just for the event from the States to heat up the party locations together with the A.F. Band from the Valais / CH. Several good DJs create the right atmosphere in the most popular bars of the Alps, namely the Popcorn Bar and the Living Room Bar.

Contest Program 18th to 22nd April 2007

Wednesday Arrival Day
Thursday Slope Style Qualification
Friday Slope Style Semi Final
Saturday Slope Style Super Final
Sunday Wall Ride Competition

Kick Ass Program 19th to 22nd April 2007

Thursday Scott Sullivan live Gig in Popcorn Bar
Friday Scacciapensieri live Gig in Living Room Bar / DJ Night in Popcorn
Saturday A.F. Band Live Gig in Popcorn Bar / DJ Night in Popcorn & Living Room
Sunday Scott Sullivan play live music during the Wallride Contest at Popcorn Plaza 2870 meters a.s.l.

Check out www.snickersclassic.ch for more information.

Snickers Classic & Popcorn Wallride poster

Saas Fee, Switzerland