23/04/2010 | by Tom Copsey
Where: Flachauwinkl, Austria
The Absolut Park is usually reason enough to make the drive (or flight) to the resort of Flachauwinkl/Austria. Nonetheless, the Absolut Park crew came up with the annual “Spring in the Park” event that pretty much works like a shred magnet. And here’s why:
For the eighth time international snowboard pros like Ville Uotila, Matti Kinnunen, Ludwik Lejkner, Seppe Smiths, Kevin Backström, Absolut Park rider Marc Swoboda and Air & Style youngster Werni Stock will get together and enjoy the unique spring feeling in the resort of Flachauwinkl. Also part of this 4Star TTR contest: Absolut Park´s local heroes Herby Thaler, Flo Mauser, Michi `Stani` Stanschitz and Phips Gruber.
High level snowboarding combined with spring-like temperatures will create a unique atmosphere for both riders and crowd. Head shaper Seppi Harml and his motivated crew have once again spent countless hours building an extraordinary end section and a perfect set up. The Spring Battle is a real challenge for shredding cowboys. No other TTR contest offers promising amateurs the chance to compete against the pros: through events like the Pop ‚n’ Drop and other Austrian contests, these young talents had the chance to earn their ticket for the Spring Battle 2010.
Coming to Flachauwinkl will be worth it: 20.000 US dollar prize money is waiting for the cowboys and guaranteeing a first-class contest.
Friday evening will be all about the legendary Big Spring Break Party in Ema’s Pub in downtown Flachau with Mortal Kombat Sound making riders and fans shake their hips to the finest reggae and dancehall beats… Don’t forget your dancing boots!!!
More information on the park’s website: www.absolutpark.com