At the beginning of March 2007, the Austrian Rookie Challenge will be hosting a weekend of chilling at Damüls with the following features...

- A perfect park (Electric Snowpark)

- Photo and film shootings

- Best trick, style and rail voting

- Park Session

- Night-Rail Session

- Backcountry Session

- Afterparty

What is the ARC?

The ARC is a weekend with the best and most motivated rookies in Damüls where they have the possibility to be photographed, filmes and interviewed by one of the snowboard mags.

An innovation is that the editors og the magazines will be judging to get a fair result. 2007 the ARC will be a TTR 2-star event for the first time.And the best three riders can qualify for a bigger event.

Where, when, who?

Damüls, Bregenzerwald, Vorarlberg (where the Pirates are filming)

Electric Snowpark built by parkdesign

ARC from March 9 to 11, 2007

Last year the following riders took part: Philipp Schmid, Herbie Taller, Simon Schweiger, Werni Stock, Michael Freudenthaler, Marc Swoboda, Julian Nocker, Joshi Schaschl, Erwin Polanc,Roland Scharmer, Stefan Wimmer, Marvin Salminar, Benny Urban, Thomas Pribik, Sina Candrian, Rene Schnöller, Severin De Courten, Manuel Pietropoli, Michi Schatz, Chris Percival, Tom Glocker, Peter König, Reini Rieser, Torjus Thomasson, Thomas Klocker, Hannes Metzler, Udo Kützler, Robert Büchel, Christian Bell, Daniel Driessler, Michael Obwegeser, Andreas Bischof, Benny Deeg, Philipp Gruber, Daniel Worschitz, Simon Pircher, Sascha Gattiker, Dominik Eggenberger, Patrick Gruber...

Timetable:

Friday, March 9, 2007: Arrival, dinner, sled tour, chill out

Saturday, March 10, 2007 Park riding, Photo Shooting, Jamsession, Nightshooting, dinner, afterparty

Sunday, March 11, 2007 Backcountry Shooting with teams consisting of 5 riders, spot check, cliff drops, kicker building, etc., after show meeting, Best Style, Best Trick, Best Railtrick