12/04/2010 | by Uli Köhler
More fun, more snow and even more excitement for the latest edition of The Grandvalira Total Fight Masters of Freestyle
From the 25th to the 28th of March, the Grandvalira snowpark will, once more, set the scene for a festival of international standard in freestyle snowboarding.
Grandvalira will once again play host to one of the most important snowboarding slopestyle competitions of the year, the Grandvalira Total Fight Masters of Freestyle 2010. The most important Pyrenean freestyle festival is getting warmed up to bring you even more excitement in its sixth edition. For four days, nocturnal events, audiovisual treats, music and entertainment will convert Andorra into the Mecca of freestyle.
From the 25th to the 28th of March, Grandvalira will be a place to call home for some of the best snowboarders in the world coming to compete in this Swatch TTR ranked slopestyle competition. This year we’re expecting an avalanche of Scandinavian riders such as last year’s winner, Atomic’s Ville Uotila, Paal Sorensen and Rip Curl’s Janne Lipsanen as well as Spanish riders like Burton’s Iker Fernandez and Salomon’s Miguel Moreno. More than 80 riders will compete to the highest level in the mythical El Tarter snowpark with the objective of standing on that podium and collecting the very valuable Swatch TTR snowboarding tour points, as well as the more than 25,000 euros worth of prize money. And to guarantee that this is a show not to be missed, the park shapers are working day and night to create the best lines anyone has ever seen in the El Tarter snowpark.
It’s no surprise that this year, the Grandvalira Total Fight is back with the best international freestyle and even more suprises than last year. This year, as well as enjoying the action in the park during the daytime, afternoon’s are packed with things to do, such as the invitational nocturnal jibbing session in the El Tarter car park and the evening “Total Fight music sessions” with Barcelona’s famous Nasty Mondays and crappy Tuesday’s DJs.
Grandvalira Total Fight Masters of Freestyle is one of the most important competitions to take place each year in the Pyrenees, and holds an equal standing in Southern Europe. Day and
night, for four days, spectators and participants will take part in one of the most unforgettable shows on snow.
The Grandvalira Total Fight is an “Eco Friendly Event”, which means that its a competition that transmits a message to all the riders and spectators to protect and respect the mountain, so that this can be a great competition with a minor impact on the environment. For this same reason, recyclable materials will be used for the duration of the competition and more garbage bins will be provided, amongst other measures.
Spectators and riders alike will enjoy every minute of this incredible competition.