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Longboard Classic in Stuben, Arlberg

08:57 14th April 2007 by Onboard Snowboarding
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Season end for Freerider in Stuben! The Longboard Classic is the Woodstock of Snowboarding!

Even though this season has not been so glorious, most of us caught at least some days of PowPow what makes life worth living. And therefore for the 8th time in a row Freeriders from all countries will gather in Stuben for the Longboard Classic with one more goal in mind: to enter the ‘Guinness Book of Records’.

This event is the Longboard Classic in Stuben. The stage for the event is the Albona Grat in Stuben, Arlberg, probably the most popular and historic freeride resort in the whole of the Central Alps. After a Le Mans-style mass start at the height of 2,408m, riders will hammer their way down 1,001 metres of off-piste to the village of Stuben (1407m).

Besides the race, another incentive will bring the participants together: this year they’re trying to achieve an entry in the ‘Guinness Book TM of Records’. The Longboard Classic Stuben is nominated for an entry as ‘Most participants in a snowboard race’.

So, if you’re a shredder and have an old school board or a board longer than 170cm in your garage, you should instantly register at www.longboardclassic.com. To process the registration as fast as possible on the day of the event, reservation via the website is compulsory. You will be sent a barcode via email which you print out and take to the event.

Quick facts:

Event: Longboard Classic 07, Stuben.

Date: Saturday, April 21, 2007.

Location: Stuben, Arlberg.

Format: Le Mans-style mass start – top to bottom longboard race.

Categories: Old school, girls, men, oldest board and Soulmaster.

Winners: Everyone who takes part wins, and everybody takes home a prize!

Special: Entry in the ‘Guinness BookTM of Records’.

Fee: Euro 45. Includes lift ticket, event shirt, lunch and beverage.

Party:

Friday: LIVE IN CONCERT: Stinky Moon Boots from Outer Space (CH/A), MUHA (A), Event Party with DJ Vince und DJ BRX

Saturday: Root Rockers Soundsystem (D), Event Party with DJ Vince

Confirmed Legends: Stoffl Ötzbrugger, Phil Imhof, Serge Dupraz, Micki Früh, Ishi Ishihara, Martin Freinandemetz, Werner Früh, Peter König, Dani Kiwi Meier and others…

Number of spectators: None – everyone will be riding!

Credo: The Longboard Classic is an opportunity for soulsurfers, longboarders, off-piste enthusiasts and snowboard legends from all over the world to go riding with friends, to have fun and celebrate the spirit of snowboarding together.

MEET YOUR FRIENDS! The ‘Woodstock’ of snowboarding.

Info and registration at: www.longboardclassic.com

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