WSF World Rookie Fest Recap 2014
Thu 30 January 14
The 9th WSF World Rookie Fest went down in Livigno and you can relive all the action below!
WSF World Rookie Fest Recap 2014 © World Snowboard Federation
2 perfectly shaped slopestyle course welcomed the finals in which riders had three runs to determine the winner, the best one counted. The riding level from the rookies of this edition was impressively and proved again that the future of snowboarding is in good hands.
Highlight of week was 8-year-old Jacqueline De Jong from Nederland, the youngest competitor of the week. The riders were awarded with valuable points for the World Snowboard Tour and prizes for an overall value of 8.000€. Also the top 3 riders, male and female, grom and rookie, are qualified for the 2014 Volkl World Rookie Finals in Ischgl, where the WSF World Rookie Champions will be crowned.
Fri 31 January 14, Vail, USA
In the past 48 hours over 29inches (70+cm) has fallen on pretty much every resort in Colorado, Beaver creek have called it the biggest storm this century
Sat 01 February 14, Squaw Valley, USA
Yep its true, the Californian resorts have finally got some decent snowfall, and are busy reving up lifts and opening up more terrain. Plenty more is still needed, but maybe its the start of getting the terrible season back on track
Mon 03 February 14, Stubai Glacier, Austria
From April 12th to May 18th 2014 it’s gonna be a hot affair in Austria’s biggest glacier ski resort as the Spring Sessions kick off at the MOREBOARDS Stubai Zoo. !
Mon 03 February 14, Kappl, Austria
Challenging snowpack in Fieberbrunn Kitzbüheler Alpen caused organizers to move the third SWATCH FREERIDE WORLD TOUR BY THE NORTH FACE® (FWT) 2014 stop to Kappl!
Tue 04 February 14
Shaun White is the latest big name rider to wade into the debate over the safety of Sochi Slopestyle course!
“With an amazing park, open terrain, legal and accessible off-piste, a warm Italian reception, and prices far cheaper than most other resorts in western Europe, Livigno is one excellent Italian job.”