The Freeride World Tour announces its third season. The world's best skiers and snowboarders will yet again be battling it out in four of the world's most prestigious ski resorts. It will all start on the Russian slopes of Sochi in January followed closely by the next stage in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, France. The Tour will then journey to the United States to “ride" the mythical Tram Fac
e, that has not yet officially been cleared for a freeriding competition. Finally, those riders with the top ratings will compete in the Tour's grand final in Verbier during the Nissan Xtreme by Swatch which celebrates its 15th year. Get ready for the rideor breathtaking action guaranteed!...
Who is going to follow in the steps of Xavier de Le Rue – FRA (snowboard/men) and Susan Mol – USA (snowboard/women)? The pressure is already on. Most riders have already begun their physical and mental pre-season work outs.
The 2010 Freeride World Tour's four stages:
January 21st 2010: NISSAN RUSSIAN ADVENTURE BY SWATCH, SOCHI, RUSSIA
January 30th 2010: NISSAN FREERIDE OF CHAMONIX, MONT-BLANC, FRANCE
February 27th 2010: NISSAN TRAM FACE, SQUAW VALLEY, USA
March 20th 2010: NISSAN XTREME BY SWATCH, VERBIER, SWITZERLAND