What started as a gathering of the Austrian shred collective the Ästhetiker and a few Air and Style riders in 98 is nowadays the oldest and one of the best shred contests in Europe. The so called Shred Down in Westendorf (Tyrol) has witnessed a long list of legendary winners and great freestyle battles in the famous Boarders Playground over the last fivteen years.Rider: Roland Tschoder Photo: David Weinseisen
After its Olympic debut in Sochi the freestyle discipline of slopestyle is going back to the roots from the 7th till the 9th of March in Westendorf. Once again this year the young motivated rookies are going to challenge the routined legends for the glory of the Austrian Master. Just a week later the finals of the Shred Down Austrian Masters are going to take place in Kühtai /Innsbruck, where a perfectly prepared pipe is waiting for the riders.Rider: Helene Nadig
Besides freestyle snowboarding at its best both weekends guarantee a high quality party set up. Stickybud and Funkanomics will rock the Alpenrosensaal in Westendorf on the 8th of March followed by Stylo G and the Drunken Masters at the Weekender Club in Innsbruck a week later.