- Online Rider Registration Opens November 7, 2007 The Burton European Open (BEO) announces key riders and confirmed music acts for this year’s 9th annual snowboard competition, taking place in LAAX, Switzerland from January 11-18, 2008. Snowboard superstar and 2006 Olympic gold medallist Shaun White has confirmed that he will compete in both the halfpipe and slopestyle competitions, and US hip-hop stars CunninLynguist will play live on the evening of Friday, January 18th at the Riders Palace in LAAX.