Nendaz Freeride schedule announced
Thu 05 March 09
more than 100 riders are set to compete in the Freeride World Qualifier event, the Nendaz Freeride on 13-15th March and you can stay there at a bargain 20CHF a night to watch it all unfold.
For its entry in the Freeride World Tour, the 2009 edition of Nendaz Freeride is announced to be spectacular. The snow has fallen in abundance on the different faces of the mountains in Nendaz and the sun will surely be there
20CHF (£12) is all it will cost to stay at "La Rosablanche" in Siviez, it'll probably be in a dorm room but a bargain to stay and ride the 4-valleys.
Visit their website for more details and how to book
Film and conference of Friday evening animated by Jean-Yves Michellod
For our usual evening of Friday on the topic of ski prevention, join us for the projection (free entrance) of JYM SKIEUR LIBRE. This film, produced by Loris and Nicolas Falquet won the Gold Devil at the film festival of Diablerets. Winner of Xtreme de Verbier in 2004, the guide and skier Jean-Yves Michellod was victim of a terrible accident in 2006 which cost him the use of his legs. Today he is back on his skis and proves that with the power of will one can move mountains A lesson of life and humility. Jean-Yves Michellod will be present to discuss and answer all your questions.
From early morning and during the day, riders (more than 100) will carry out two qualification runs. They will compose with the elements of the mountain, keeping fluidity, control and a complete engagement to try to win a place for the Sunday final.
The list of qualified riders will be announced at 7 pm in the Cactus Bar in Nendaz.
Sunday: the super final
Sunday morning, meet us at the Top of the Plan du Fou and in front of the face of the Mont-Gond to attend the final of the Nendaz Freeride. From 10h00, the first of the 30 best riders will ski down. A spectacular show is expected. At the restaurant of Plan du Fou at 2430m altitude there will be barbecue, DJ and live music by the group Synopsis - animation guaranteed!
For more informaiton visit www.nendazfreeride.ch
Thu 05 March 09, Park City, USA
The final leg of the Swatch TTR World Tour has arrived with only three weeks remaining in the men's 2009 season. This weekend, Park City Mountain Resort will host the 5Star Intelligent Design on March 7th, 2009
Sun 08 March 09, Park City, USA
The Michael Bolt of snowboarding is once again coming from nowwhere to potentially grab the TTR crown again. Now up to 5th overall and with the US Open to go.
Sun 08 March 09, Livigno, Italy
The TTR 4* Riverjump has rocked Livigno over the past two days with both a 4Star Slopestyle and Big Air contest
Fri 13 March 09, Laax, Switzerland
The Go! Team and Kovak will be doing DJ sets and some mad nutter Sam Pilgrim will be attempting the slopestyle course on his mountain bike, sober!
Fri 13 March 09, Tignes, France
The Nissan Freeride de Tignes, the third stage of the Freeride World Tour, took place on the impressive Grand Balme face, left untouched for this competition. After patiently awaiting the best conditions for the competition, the organizers and those from the Tignes resort provided an amazing playground for the world’s elite to reveal their talent
13-18 March 09
Sister event of the Nissan Xtreme held in adjoining Verbier. The winner qualifies for this main Freeride World Tour event