Chatham Kicks off British Snowboard Tour
Fri 31 August 07
The new British Snowboard Tour fires up its freestyle bus, and gets ready to make its first stop of the tour at Chatham on Saturday the 15th September for the highly anticipated Animal British Slopestyle Championships
The new British Snowboard Tour fires up its freestyle bus, and gets ready to make its first stop of the tour at Chatham on Saturday the 15th September for the highly anticipated Animal British Slopestyle Championships. Stopping off at two Chatham Schools along the way on the 13th & 14th September, the tour is set to inspire over 1,000 newcomers, give away 200 FREE lessons, offer FREE snowboard coaching and product testing, plus showcase some of the most progressive freestyle riding the UK has to offer.
The Animal British Slopestyle Championships
The Animal British Slopestyle Championships will witness some of the UK’s most progressive rail and kicker combo’s as over 100 of the UK’s best riders including, Sam Cullum and Jamie Nicholls, throw down tricks on Chatham’s selection of freestyle toys, including: a 42ft rollercoaster rail, wall ride, a variety of kickers and a huge 60ft battleship box. A relaxed big air jam kick starts each day’s competition whilst Tony B’s tunes and James Thorne’s heckling on the mic will be sure to keep everyone entertained! Registration is live and competition is open to all abilities, so get signed up and check out the FREE coaching from Method Snow School and product testing from Salomon, Ride, and K2 up for grabs: www.britishsnowtour.com. The British Snowboard Tour is still the only UK event to award riders with prestigious TTR points, plus there will be some great prizes from Animal for the taking along with brand new set-ups in the “Salomon Best Un-sponsored” award.
The British Snow Tour Schools Team headed up by Animal Pro team snowboarder Sonia Shaw, snowboarder James Thorne, and freeskier Paddy Graham will take over the PE curriculum for the day in each of the two Chatham Schools. The expert team will hold high impact, interactive presentations including equipment displays, trampoline demonstrations, fashion shows and countless give-aways, plus the fantastic gift of a FREE ski or snowboard lesson at Chatham slope during the Animal British Slopestyle Championships.
British Snowboard Tour Schedule
• Thursday 13th September: – Senacre Technology College, Chatham
• Friday 14th September: – Greenacre School, Chatham
• Friday 7pm – 10pm, Chatham Ski and Snowboard Centre: – FREE snowboard coaching for anyone looking for that extra bit of freestyle know-how plus free product testing, try out next seasons snowboard kit from Salomon, K2 and Ride.
• Saturday 15th September 9am – 5pm, Chatham Ski and Snowboard Centre: - Animal British Snowboard Slopestyle Championships, plus over 100 free introductory snowboard lessons up for grabs. Go to www.britishsnowtour.com to pre book your spot
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