2018 World Rookie Finals have just begun
Wed 11 April 18
Training day and Slopestyle Girls Qualification. The last stop of the World Rookie tour has officially started.
2018 World Rookie Finals have just begun © Gustav
The 2018 World Rookie Finals started in the best way possible! Yesterday – 10th April – Kaprun welcomed 141 riders from 24 different Nations, such New Zealand, Australia, Usa, Canada, Japan, Finland and Lithuania.
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For the second year in a row, the finals of the largest youth snowboard series is hosted in the prestigious snowpark of Kitzsteinhorn, where the best worldwide riders are anxious to show off their tricks and have fun all together.
During the registration and opening dinner at the Jufa Hotel, all Rookies and Groms had the opportunity to get together for the first time and to meet again their friends from all over.
Today is training day and Slopestyle Girls Qualification in the marvelous Kitzsteinhorn Snowpark. The competition set up consists of two tables with two jumps each and three jib tables with different obstacles that can inspire the riders to put down their most creative tricks.
In the afternoon, Rookies and Groms can join the First Aid workshop from 17.00 until 18.00 at the Jufa Hotel, where an EMT will show and teach them how to react and behave in case of an accident.
The Black Yeti whishes you all good luck!
Wed 11 April 18, Hintertux, Austria
Billabong presents: Zillertal Välley Rälley hosted by Ride Snowboards 2017/2018. 4th stage and finals at Hintertuxer Gletscher, Tux-Finkenberg : 28.-29. April 2018
Mon 16 April 18, Solden, Austria
This week 53 riders from 18 nations have been having it extra large on Tiefenbach Gletscher in Sölden, Austria to compete in the Audi 9s competition.
Tue 17 April 18, Kaprun, Austria
Ariane Burri and Takeru Otsuka won today Slopestyle competition and are, therefore, 2018 World Rookie Girl and Boy Champion. Hironori Nagata and Misaki Kakubari from Japan are the new 2018 World Rookie Tour Halfpipe Boy and Girl Champions!
Mon 23 April 18, Sun Valley, USA
Sun Valley's Main Base Area Lodge Severely Damaged In Fire
Mon 23 April 18
While the off-season may be upon us, up-and-coming skiers and snowboarders are being encouraged to get involved over the summer by taking part in the new Futures Project.