08/05/2008 | by Onboard
The 2008 British Snowboard and Freeski Tour returns this summer, announcing six new dates, introducing a brand new venue and continuing to represent and showcase the highest level of Snowboard and Freeski competition in the UK.
New to the British Snow Tour, Halifax Ski and Snowboarding Centre will join the list of existing and successfully tested venues: Chatham, Norfolk, Castleford, Milton Keynes and Glasgow for 2008. By adding new venues and continuing to incorporate a dedicated schools tour program, which will visit over 6,000 kids and give away 1,000 lessons, the British Snowboard and Freeski Tour will create new breeding grounds for emerging talent and continue to provide a path from grass roots participation through to international competition.
British Snow Tour dates for your diaries:
5th & 6th July 2008 ñ Halifax, British Big Air Championships
12th & 13th July 2008 ñ Chatham, British Slopestyle Championships
19th & 20th July 2008 ñ Norfolk, British Snowboard/Skiercross Championships
20th September 2008 ñ Castleford, British Slopestyle Championships
27th September 2008 ñ Milton Keynes, British Big Air Championships
4th October 2008ñ Glasgow, British Snowboardcross/Skiercross Championships
The 2008 British Snow Tour will also be returning to this yearís Metro Ski and Snowboard show for the Invitational Championships, to keep up-to-date with new event news and info, check out the British Snowboard and Freeski Tour website: www.britishsnowtour.com
The British Snowboard Tour continues to be the only UK event to award competitors with prestigious Ticket to Ride (TTR) points and TTR World Snowboard Tour Ranking. Giving UK riders the opportunity to not only win British Championships Titles, but secure World Ranking Points. Artificial Events = TTR ONE(1)STAR event, Indoor Events = TTR TWO(2)STAR event, The BRITS = TTR THREE(3)STAR event, for more information and to find out where UK riders are currently ranked check out: www.ttrworldtour.com