29/12/2009 | by Tom Copsey
World Rookie Fest will be proudly supported by the Air & Style this year again. The World Rookie Champion 2010, who will nominated during the Protest World Rookie Fest at Ischl, Austria, April 7-11 2010 will win a wildcard to the Air & Style Rookie Challenge 2010.
There are only few days to go for the Billabong Air & Style 09/II on 05.12.09 and the big news is that the Air & Style Rookie Challenge is back again and some of the World Rookie Champions of the past years will take part: Christian Haller (World Rookie Champion 2006), Sergey Lapushkin (World Rookie Champion 2007) and Gjermund Braaten (World Rookie Champion 2008). Many other rising stars as Seppe Smits, Niki Korpela, Kevin Backstrom, who already attended the World Rookie Fest in the past, will be at the start as well.
Summer Rookie Camp 2010
Summer Rookie Camp come back again from June 26 to July 3, 2010 in Val Senales where all european rookies will spend a week of training, photoshooting and parties. There will be also a Swatch TTR 2Star slopestyle contest at Gentlemen’s Snowpark. Some free camp will be awarded during this season rookie fest stops. For more information visit the official website rookiecamp.eu (english version will be ready soon)
Riders who take part to the rookie fests can win a great range of prizes:
a. For the World Rookie Champion: a filming session with Pirate Movie Production, an international photo shooting, a freeride trip to Chile and a ticket to Billabong Air&Style Rookie Challenge 2010.
b. The winners from Livigno, Ischgl and the number 1 of the World Rookie Rank will win an all-inclusive trip to the Freeride Rookie Fest 2010 in Chile to live a one in a lifetime freeride filming experience with international RedBull pros.
c. At every stop, winner will get “Tickets to Ride” higher level events
d. Before every event many other amazing prizes will be announced, which will support the career of the best rookies who wish to become professional riders.