16/03/2009 | by Onboard
River Jump, the best italian snowboard contest, is back again thanks to Burton Snowboards with the support of Mottolino, APT Livigno and SkiPassion Snow-Ski Area, on March 4-5-6th, 2009. Milan, February 10th, 2009 – After 2 years of abstinence, River Jump will rock again in Livigno with the best night show ever! 3 days non-stop with the world’s best snowboard action thanks to international riders coming from all around the world at the amazing Swatch Mottolino Snowpark. The riders will battle in a unique format made by Roby Moresi, official shaper of the XX Winter Olympic Games, Turin 2006, with the support of the Mottolino Snowpark crew.
River Jump is a open slopestyle contest: qualifications will be done at the snowpark in the previous days and on the 6th March, the qualified will show their skills jumping the Spoel river competing against 8 invited riders. The most progressive and skilled riders will gather in Livigno: Colin Frei (CH), Christian Haller (CH), Manuel Pietropoli (ITA) and Yale Cusino (USA) are on top of the list and already confirmed. This brave challenge gives the name to the contest, RiverJump, and raises the event to 4 brilliant TTR stars status with € 20,000 of prize money. The final will be an extraordinary night show under floodlight, in Livigno downtown, which will offer to the whole audience an unique and amazing show. Thanks to Keepod, the tech-partner of the RiverJump, the event will be on streaming.
For registration, informations and updates about RiverJump visit www.riverjump.it