Saether Tischendor Fridtjof at last year's WRF. All Photos: Eleonora Raggi

20 Snowboard Rookie Teams from all over the world have landed in Ischgl, Austria, for the 4Star 2012 Protest World Rookie Finals, which is going down from April 11-15. The WRF is the most important youth snowboard event of the season where the yearly WSF World Rookie Champions titles will be awarded.

England, France, Canada, Rumania, Italy, Czech Republic, Japan, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Switzerland, Polland, USA, Germany, The Nederlands, Slovenia, Austria, Russia, Australia and Andorra are the national teams confirmed for the 2012 Protest World Rookie Finals: almost 100 rising stars from all over the world will face off in Ischgl for a slice of the 30.000€ prize purse.

Peder Dale Midttomme

Among the many prizes there will there will be invitations to Onboard and Cooler photoshootings to offer the winners a chance to get their first international picture published.

“We are exhited to host again this incredible event in Austria” stated Meinhard Trojer, WRT organizer and WSF board of director. “Every year we offer the partecipants a unique program packed of lifestyle activities and we have the honor to see the future stars of snowboarding before they start to shine”.

The park is not too shabby.

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Prizes for the Protest World Rookie Finals 2012

Filming with Pirate Movie Productions,

Onboard and Cooler photoshooting,
2 Golden tickets to 2012/13 World Rookie Fests
5 tickets to Halfpipe Rookie Fest 2013 in Monte Bondone Italy,
2 Freeride Film Trip to Australia,
Snowboard goodies, Pieps, Tech Riders, CHUCKBUDDiES, Trophies.



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