World Snowboarding Championships Feb 2012
Thu 09 February 12
Running from Feb 10th to 19th The World Snowboarding Championships (WSC) is the first championships run directly by snowboarders since 1999.
It is organized by Snowboard-VM 2012 AS – the local organizing company owned by The Arctic Challenge, The Norwegian Snowboard Federation and Oslo Vinterpark. The WSC got a full backing by the global snowboard community as expressed by the unanimous vote at the TTR and WSF general assembly’s in Barcelona, May 2010.
This years event will see no fewer than six Brits competing in the following disciplines
Billy Morgan – Men’s Slopestyle
Jamie Nichols – Men’s Slopestyle
Aimee Fuller – Women’s Slopestyle
Laura Berry- Women’s Slopestyle
Ben Kilner – Men’s Halfpipe
Katie Foster – Women’s Halfpipe
Big things will be expected of Jamie Nichols and the others but Particular attention will be paid to Billy Morgan who went from a relative unknown on the world stage to an international hit with the posting of his triple backside rodeo, filme in the Keystone, Colorado Park.
And if you fancy grabbing a piece of action yourself and showing the pros what you can do all you have to do is show up with your board and helmet between 12:00 and 16:00 on Saturday, 11.02 in the Rail park opposite Vulkan (Nordre gate / Nedregate)
Registration is free and there are drop-in for 4 hours from 12.00. The judges is looking for the best 5 runs of each rider run and you can have as many heats you want.
The best boys and girls in different age classes will be included in the final by Mathallen food hall at Vulkan at 18:00. where they are challenged by riders from the WSC 2012.
There are great prizes for the best riders. Photographers will be there to make this day a memorable start to a long and eventful week of WCS snowboarding.
The evening continues at Santos Party House (in Mathallen food hall Vulkan) with its official WSC opening party, and Turbonegro Concert.
Thu 09 February 12
The world’s best female snowboarders hit Saalbach Hinterglemm!
Sat 11 February 12, Saalbach - Hinterglem, Austria
Jamie Anderson (USA) won the Roxy Snow Pro slopestyle competition in Saalbach Hinterglemm, Austria tonight
Sat 11 February 12, Livigno, Italy
10 days to go and sufficient snow is around. The shapers of the Mottolino Swatch Snowpark are looking after a challenging set-up of rails and kickers.
Sat 11 February 12, Sauze d'Oulx , Italy
Modestep will be banging out the tunes this March in Sauze d’Oulx, Italy, the new resort for THE BIG SNOW FESTIVAL 2012 from 25th March to 1st April, 2012.
Mon 13 February 12
The first edition of the Halfpipe Rookie Fest in Monte Bondone, Trentino, Italy, was won by English ripper Courtier-Jones Lewis among the male Rookies and Diana Augustinova, Czech Republic, among the girls
12-19 February 12
The World Snowboarding Championships (WSC) is the first championships run by snowboarders since 1999. It is developed and owned by the Ticket To Ride (TTR) and World Snowboard Federation (WSF).