26/02/2009 | by Onboard
Just 2 weeks after the amazing 3star event in Livigno, some of the best youngster are ready to move in Korea’n best resort with operate an excellent asia snowpark and half pipe: Phoenix Park on Taeji Mountain.
The rookies “Never Stop Expoling” and are now ready to continue their “Conquer the Snowboard Age” saga thanks to the exclusive outdoor & sports brand North Face, sponsor of this new asian challenge. Teddy Koo from Japan, after the 7th place in Livigno, is one of the favorite, togheter with the Austrian rising star Paul Dreher who will fly in Korea with a european delegation of riders and media.
The North Face Korea Rookie Fest will open to all the rookie snowboarders in the world and give them lifetime opportunities: the winner will get a free ticket to enter the Swatch TTR 4star Protest World Rookie Final in Ischgl, Austria, including travel and accomodation costs. North Face wishes all the rookies to get great hopes & memories at the first step of the World Rookie Tour in Korea.
The North Face Korea Rookie Fest is organized by the World Snowboard Federation in collaboration with K.S.B.A the Korean Snowboard Federation, and is made possible by North Face, Mentholatum, Exit, Crocs, supported by Pirate Movie Productions, the Protest World Rookie Final, Phoenix Park and energized by RedBull. Check back here to make sure you stay updated on what’s going on in Korea!
Date: 5th february Training Day, 6th february Competition Day
Location: Phoenix Park, Koreaù
Format: Slope Style
Age Groups: Rookie (born from 1st january 1991 and 31st december 1993) and Grom (born after 1st january 1994)
Prizes: snowboard stuff and 2 free ticket to the 4 star Protest World Rookie Final in Ischgl, of which one including travel cost.
Entry Criteria: open qualification and invited riders.
Sponsor: The North Face, Red Bull, Mentholatum, Exit, Crocs
For both athletes and staff the cost of meals will not exceed 10€
The ski-pass cost will be free on trainning day and event day (5 and 6 feb)
Accomodation cost start from 20€ per night including breakfast
Inchun Korea Airport
Pick Up Service: about 40 Euro per person (2 hours to reach Phoenix Park)