This weekend Hemsedal was the venue for the 2007 Norwegian Snowboard Championships. Bataleon Snowboards is lucky to be able to scout talent from there.

Check out the results...

Tore Holvik 1st place Halfpipe

Thea Stenshagen 1st place Halfpipe and 1st place Slopestyle

Kim Andre Eliassen 1st place Slopestyle

Oysten Wellin 1st place Boardercross

Kim Andre Eliassen (above) also took 1st during the prestigious Oxborn Open in Norway and scoring best trick at the same competition after sticking a huge 1080.

There was also good news from Austria with Swedish ripper Kalle Ohlson taking 3rd during the 5 star TTR “Aesthetiker" Wangl Tangl competition with a sick run stompin’ a clean Cab 900, frontside 720 & backside 720.

Oh.. and all the boards they used are NOT flat.

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