06/04/2008 | by Onboard
On March, 22nd “The O’Neil Barbecue”, fourth tour stop of the SUZUKI Wir Schanzen 2008 presented by Quiksilver will take place at the Fellhornpark. The rail-focused slopestyle contest for snowboarders and freeskiers provides lots of fun and action for the participants. You can look forward to highest riding skills as well an easy atmosphere.
„The O’Neill Barbecue“ is the height of the season on the Fellhorn. The event managed to develop from a small, local contest to an extremely popular competition within the last five years, which attracts skilled riders from all over Europe to the Fellhorn in Oberstdorf.
Top-class riding in combination with a relaxed and friendly atmosphere is what “The O’Neill Barbecue” is all about.
Like the other SUZUKI Wir Schanzen events, „The O’Neill Barbecue“ is also part of the Swatch TTR World Snowboard Tour, and the winners in the categories snowboard men and snowboard women have the chance to collect beneath the Wir Schanzen- also up to 550 TTR World ranking points at this Three (3) Star TTR event. Furthermore, 10.000 $ prize money and loads of hardware from our sponsors are waiting to be handed out to the winning riders.
Starting Thursday, March 20th the participants have the possibility to test the challenging setup and to become familiar with the obstacles. So the whole Easter-weekend is all about “The O’Neill Barbecue” and the riders can properly prepare for the contest on Saturday.
The Oberstdorf Haus in the city centre of Oberstdorf will be the place of refuge for all riders, media-representatives and fans throughout the weekend. The lobby will be equipped with a general info point with all information concerning the event as well as a separate press-area with W-Lan.
The afterparty on Saturday Evening with the prize giving and the popular DJ Stylewarz from Bremerhaven on the wheels of steel will also take place at the Oberstdorf Haus. The small hall will be transformed into a veritable party location and you can look forward to a full-on party until sunrise.
‘Wir Schanzen’ Calender
April 5th: Stubai Jam, Stabaier Glacier, Austria
April 18th: End of tour Party, Partheater in Kempten, Germany.
For more ‘Wir Schanzen’ Tour info click here.
Info about the Fellhorn park can be found here.