The second event in the 2007 Burton Global Open Series presented by Motorola, will take place in Laax, Switzerland from January 20-27th, 2007. As one of the major events on the European snowboarding calendar, the Burton European Open is the only event on the continent open to all riders, drawing more than 500 riders to compete in halfpipe and slopestyle disciplines.
Quiksilver’s King of the Park presented by Samsung took place at the Wanaka Snow Park in New Zealand on 3rd September 2006. Canadian Snowboarder Justin Lamoureux emerged victorious over a stacked field of international names to claim Quiksilver’s King of the Park slopestyle competition, held under glorious sunny skies at Snowpark near Wanaka.
UK’s snowboard and freeski elite will be showcasing fearless action as the Orange AIM Series presents the British Quarter Pipe Championships at this year’s Metro Ski and Snowboard Show at the Grand Hall, Olympia, London on Friday 20th October 2006.
The new 'Prediculous' movie may still be in the Isen editing lounge, but the result is getting close to completion. On Saturday, September 16th the time will have come: Isensevens 'Prediculous' is celebrating it's world premiere at the Badeanstalt in Munich.
The Metro Ski & Snowboard Show kick-starts the winter sports season at the Grand Hall at Olympia from 18-22 October 2006. With all the usual highlights, plus 10 brand spanking new features, this event is guaranteed to put you in the mood for some slope action.
The legendary Atmosphere shop is opening a brand new shop in Gap, South of France. For the occasion, Onboard will be there on Saturday 9th September to run the premieres of two brand new movies of the season: 'Storbis VI' and Standard's new flick 'Draw The Line'.
Norwich Ski Club will once again be playing host to one of the country's biggest freestyle snowboarding and ski events over 9-10 September, as skiers and snowboarders battle it out in the big air, slope style, rail jam and - for the first time - fancy dress boarder and ski cross disciplines.
The Burton Global Open Series, presented by Motorola, is set to make snowboarding history by offering the largest prize purse for one contest. The international series of snowboarding competitions will play out in five countries throughout the course of a year and award a record-breaking prize purse totaling over $700,000 US dollars.
Preparations were under way this weekend at the Snowpark in Wanaka on New Zealand’s South Island as a field of famous international snowboarders and skiers readied themselves for Quiksilver’s King of the Park half-pipe competition presented by Samsung, taking place on Sunday, September 3rd, 2006.
The Air & Style Crew have just launched their new website with all the latest info on this year's Air & Style Games in Munich. On December 2nd, the contest will be hosting Snowboard & FMX Action supported by top musical acts who'll be rocking the Olympic Stadium in Munich. The completely new ramp and setup promises insane jumps. Spectators will be up close and get good view from every stand.
Following the latest round of the TTR World Snowboard Tour this weekend, the overall scoreboard has been shuffled once again. The 2006 Billabong Slopestyle Jam in Wanaka last weekend marked the tours third stop, drawing a powerful mix of international pros and local talent to the NZ ground.
The 2006 Orange AIM Series returns to the Bracknell Ski Centre next weekend for the next round of the National Slopestyle Championships. Britain’s top snowboarders will descend upon Bracknell Ski Centre on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd September for the hotly-anticipated British Artificial Slopestyle Championships. Local riders currently on top form and tipped as the UK’s future stars include Sam Cullum, the Knox brothers and freeskier James Webb, who will be looking to impress judges in pursuit of a National title on home turf. Inspired by the action, spectators can also have a go, with over 200 free beginner lessons up for grabs.
Zürich is set to be awash with action sport's finest from 22-24th September as Freestyle.ch 2006 presents it's 12th annual meeting of world-class stars in freestyle sports. As Europe’s largest freestyle sports event, Freestyle.ch once more presents a top rated starterlist. The world’s finest riders and X-Game winners in freestyle snowboarding, freeskiing, freestyle motocross (FMX) and skateboarding will compete at the Landiwiese in an attempt to win the coveted freestyle champ and crossover champ titles.
A host of riders will be hurling themselves down the dangerous double black diamond terrain next month in a bid to win their share of a NZ$40,000 prize fund at the Marmot Extreme Skiing & Snowboarding Competition.
The Super Pipe finals of the Garnier Fructis Pro Challenge certainly caused a stir in the snowboarding world this weekend. A world-class assortment of riders lined up to battle it out in the Super Pipe finals and showcase their skills on the Aussie snow.
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