[Photos: Fred Egli]
The Dakine Poney Session will drop back in for its 14th edition from the 3rd to the 6th of March in Saint-Lary-Soulan (Pyrénées_France). Here's the lowdown...
A Snowboard contest, part of the World Snowboard Tour - the Poney Session remains one of the best in France with its outstanding attractions: customized slopestyle, live tattoo, parties & electro/rock shows, Skateboard mini- ramp contest, etc.
For this 14th edition this festival of urban culture is placed under the theme of Football. A tribute to the Euro 2016 championship of football that will be held in France. A new edition full of surprises to come!
THE COMPETITON - THE RIDERS
This contest, part of the World Snowboard Tour, is placed under the theme of Football and will be organised like a World Cup! With countries competing France, Finland, Norway, Italy and others to come very soon!!!
CASH PRIZE $12,000
This competition will see the best riders in the world compete among them: LUDVIG BILLTOFT, FRIDTJOF TISCHENDORF, HAAKON EILERTSEN, STIAN KLEIVDAL, SÉBASTIEN KONIJNENBERG...
24 Riders – 7 countries – 3 Pro riders per Country + 3 Wildcards to win on the social media of Poney Session and Onboard Mag (Check our Poney Session Wildcards post for the info). The last one will be given through a contest on YouTube/ Facebook
Like every year the Dakine Poney Session lines up music artists worthy of the greatest festivals in France. This year Vitalic is the guest of honour! The artist born in 1976 in Dijon, became a famous name in the electro music world. He produced Poney UP in 2001 and creates his own label Citizen Records and signs in various artists. His first album came out in 2005 – OK Cowboy. This album will spread is notoriety to the inter- national media and allows him to shoot in the US. His second album V-Live came out in September 2007 and meets also a great success.
SEAN GARNIER - FOOTBALL FREESTYLE
The other Guest of Honour of the Dakine Poney Session is Séan Garnier.The REDBULL athlete 31 years old is the first worldwide champion of freestyle football. Many people know how to play football, some also control the ball and play the figures successfully. But Séan, he dances and embodies the ball. He has the talent to mix his break-dance moves, his freestyle juggler and footballer. He will perform all the weekend long!
More info: poneysession.com