The Roxy Park at Kitzsteinhorn Glacier in Kaprun Austria is open and already 24 of the world’s leading female riders have confirmed their spot in the Roxy Chicken Jam on Saturday, December 15th 2007. Previous winners of the last two Roxy Chicken Jams, Cheryl Maas (NED) and Jamie Anderson (USA) are set to take part along with 06/07 Swatch TTR Tour Champion Torah Bright (AUS) and 2006 Olympic Bronze Medalist Kjersti Buaas (NOR) in the 5th edition of the all-female jam.
5 additional spots are open to those who qualify after Friday’s session which will push the riding list to a total of 30 female riders who will then compete in a 2 hour main session jam format on Saturday afternoon. The top 8 riders will move on to the super finals followed by the prize giving.
The ladies will battle it out for a piece of the €30 000 Euro prize purse and 1000 points for the first women’s Swatch TTR SIX(6) STAR event. The Roxy Park is the first park in the world that is sponsored exclusively by Roxy. At 250 m long and 100 m wide the Roxy Glacier Park currently features 21 hits including 11 jumps and 10 jib obstacles. It offers 4 lines that bring riders to a multitude of kickers, rollers, straight and kinked rails, fun boxes, a wall ride and finally a quarterpipe.
The Roxy Chicken Jam will also hold the Premiere of the new Roxy film, “Labor of Love", showcasing the Roxy riders as they shred the world’s best terrain, progressing female riding to new levels.
Invited Riders for Roxy Chicken Jam: 1. Torah Bright (AUS) 2. Jamie Anderson (USA) 3. Cheryl Maas (NED) 4. Kjersti Buaas (NOR) 5. Sina Candrian (SUI) 6. Jenny Jones (GBR) 7. Silvia Mittermüller (GER) 8. Ursina Haller (SUI) 9. Lisa Wiik (NOR) 10. Alexis Waite (USA) 11. Claudia Fliri (AUT) 12. Lisa Filzmoser (AUT) 13. Meri Peltonen (FIN) 14. Kimmy Fasani (USA) 15. Tania Detomas (ITA) 16. Leanne Pelosi (CAN) 17. Priscilla Levac (CAN) 18. Tara Dakides (USA) 19. Chanelle Sladics (USA) 20. Erin Comstock (USA) 21. Margot Rozies (FRA) 22. Conny Bleicher (GER) 23. Kathrin Gappmayr (AUT) 24. Amber Stackhouse (USA)
For more information please see www.roxy.com and the Roxy Chicken Jam official site or the Swatch TTR SIX(6) STAR Roxy Chicken Jam event bio page.