22/12/2006 | by Onboard
From 10th to 26th February, the Rip Curl Himalaya Search presented by Sprite presents the Quest for the Biggest Kicker on Earth.
Four of the planet’s best riders, snowboarders and skiers, will get together on ‘top of the world’ in order to break a record: build and jump off the biggest kicker on earth.
After a full week of acclimatisation, Andy Finch (USA), Chris Booth (AUS), Per Loken (NOR) and a yet-to-be-named Frenchman will go forth and seek the slopes of Annapurna, at an altitude of 5,000m, where they must find and build what they need to break this new record. The four riders, accompanied by professional alpinists and Himalayan climbing specialists, will discover virgin land, untouched by man, staying true to the essence of The Search. Every step of The Quest will be reported back via the official Internet site, illustrated with photos, videos and commentary…