Ride Snowboards European News - September 200

TEAM NEWS

KESTENHOLZ 2nd AT FREESTYLE.CH

Freestyle.ch is over and RIDE is more than proud to have the “old” dog Reto Kestenholz in our Team!!!
Congratulations Reto to your amazing second place! You showed the Snowboard Scene again how many experience you have in jumping big Kickers! It was a great pleasure to watch Reto riding. On Friday and Saturday, when the Kicker was still in good shape, he sticked every trick perfect. With his new bs3 nose seatbelt he makes it on Friday on the first place and Saturday on the second. Unfortunately due the really hot weather, the Kicker was not the best anymore. So Reto had some problems to make every trick as safe as in the two days before. But nevertheless he showed all the youngsters and some of the best Snowboarders in the world how to ride snowboard and the crowd loved him for this stylish riding and his friendly character! We are hoping that we can work together with Reto a couple more years!
Thanx Dude for this great Show!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

FEICHTNER REPORTING IN

Marco “Fichtl” Feichtner is back from his trip to Argentina. See here his checkback signal:
Subject: news argentina
Hello from Argentina!!
It was my first trip to Argentina. I was on the way with Erik Themel the freeride dog, Lukas Goller, Dave Short and photodog Basti! We had a really long trip to get to Las Lenas, arround four days! We flew from Munich to Atlanta and from Atlanta to Buenos Aires and than we thought we had a flight booked but they booked us to another airport close to Las Lenas! So we had another 18 hours to Las Lenas with the bus! Las Lenas is a small tourist village really expensive but the Argentine people are so nice and helpfully- respect! We had a great time there, the snow conditions were not so good but we tried to give our best! Now I am back at my home place but I have to leave today to Innsbruck because we have our world premiere of the new Pirate movie! News of the premiere coming soon!
Marco Feichtner

NOTES FROM PRISCILLA’S AUS/NZ TRIP
Hey here’s a few pics from my trip…
I went on a DC trip to Australia and New Zealand, and it was probably my best trip ever!! It’s just such a cool feeling to realize that you’re in Australia! I kept saying that everyday “hey! We’re in Australia!!”. The mountains are pretty flat there but we made the most of it and had SO much fun!! We did some cool road trips, saw some kangaroos, wombats, most of them were dead on the side of the road but still cool!
I did 3rd place at the Australian Open, which i’m really stoked about, since it was my first contest since i broke my leg at XGames. We also visited Sydney, we took a train to the Harbour bridge and visited the Opera house at night, such cool experience! We were such a good crew, lots of “flat whites” black licorice, australian wine and lots of good people, good snow and lots of sunshine!!! Then we flew to New Zealand but i was only there for a few days.. the weather wasn’t the greatest but
we went snowboarding anyway and ate some good thai food and hung out by our fireplace a lot.

SHREDNIK JENZ BECOMES A PRO FISHERMAN

Jenz our regional Team RIDEr from the Shrednik Crew outta Neugersdorf, Germany, caught the
biggest walleye in his life so far! Congrats Jenz! See ya at the Kaunertal Opening.


Movie Section

Swiss film project Hunt & Gather
With our swiss Team Rider Reto Kestenholz
Check out the movie teaser here.

Standard Films Production just launched their teaser of Catch the Vapors!
Watch it here.
Check out Juuso Laivisto in his second year within the Standard Film Crew!

September 18th- end of October, 2007 Europe-wide Movie premiers of the Absinthe movie – Optimistic?
Featuring Marco Feichtner, Nico Droz & the legendary Mickey Leblanc

Switzerland
05. Oct : Luzern :: Casineum
06. Oct : Baden :: Brennpunkt
20. Oct : Saas Fee :: Living Room

Germany
13. Oct : Munich

Austria
not fixed yet : Wien
not fixed yet : Dornbirn
not fixed yet : Lech
11. Oct : Innsbruck

September 15th- end November 2007 Movie premiers of the Pirates movie – “Walk the Plank”
Check out the teaser here, featuring Marco Feichtner
05. Oct : Nürnberg „Stars & Stairs“
12. Oct : Wien “Wuk”
19. Oct : Winterthur „Salzhaus“
02. Nov : Wörgl “Koma”
16. Nov : Köln „Sensor Club“

ALSO

Check out our new homepage with all the sick products for 07_08 here: www.ridesnowboards.com

WHAT’S COMING NEXT?

Air & Style December 1st, 2007
Olympiastadion, Munich
Informations about confirmed RIDE riders will come soon! See ya in Munich!

Brand Wars 2007
Ischgl, Austria Dec 13th to 16th

This news from the betterpark crew will make you forget anything else!
October 5-7, 2007, Hot-zone.tv park opening Hintertux and Video Premier Night! It is the end of September now and Wille Kaufmann, head shaper of the „betterpark Hintertux“,
reports: „Pro Line: Kicker 18m/15m, Kicker 17m/14m, Superpipe: 100m, Hip: 6m Medium Line: Kicker 8m, Kicker 8m, Flat Box 4m, Rainbow Box 6m. And it is already completely shaped “. Any questions? The top riders will be happy about the Pro Line and the Medium Line is made for those who stand at the beginning of their freestyle career. By the way: It is much easier to learn new tricks with the right setup! At the occasion of the park opening in Hintertux, the boards of the coming season can be tested for the first time and for free: The brands Apo, die Ästhetiker, Bataleon, Burton, Fanatic, Forum, K2, Libtec, Nitro, RIDE, Rome, Salomon and Völkl will all have a test station and are looking forward getting your feedback about their latest material.

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DEMOS

BOS Tour Stops
October 12th-14th Kaunertal Opening,
November 24th-25th Kaprun,
December 29th-31st Innsbruck, Seegrube
Hot Zone TV – Park Opening Hintertux
October 5th – 7th Hintertux

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