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March Madness – Second Weekend

When: March 14-15, 2009

Where: Snowpark Lenzerheide, Switzerland

With the slogan „The absolute Madness“ the last weekend the Snowpark Lenzerheide once again opened its doors for the first contest highlight within the March Madness series.

On Saturday the riders showed what a freestyle party should look like: sunny spring conditions, a perfect park-set up, funky DJ performance, a BBQ station and cool drinks of Angel & Eve built the right mood for the Heavy Metal Rail Session, a jib contest for everybody.

Only the enormous effort of the shape crew till the morning hours on Friday night made the contest possible. Due tot he nice weather conditions around 40 freestyle
hungry riders found their way up tot he snowpark Lenzerheide and was ready to ride.

And the 600 guests in the snowpark got a good show to watch, when the Rail Session started: The competitors battled for CHF 2´500.- and showed outstanding
tricks on the rails and boxes of the snowpark: some tried „backflips out and at the end of the jam session we got lucky riders and more lucky winners. In the category snowboard men, “Chrigl” Christian Bertschi from Oberflachs took the honor and all the prizemoney of CHF 550.- back home! And in the
women’s category, Jenny Buser from Küttigen was the lucky winner in the end.

Finally these are the winners of the first sequel of the Heavy Metal Rail Session:

Snowboard Men:
1. Christian Bertschi, Oberflachs
2. Luca Hitz, Chur
3. Julien Emch, Biel
4. Marco Bettex, Vinelz

Snowboard & Freeski Women:
1. Jenny Buser, Küttigen
2. Gina Somaini, Zürich
3. Melanie Merkle, Tegerfelden
4. Anita Weibel, Horgen

The nice and warm weather conditions and the good mood in the snowpark found its final while the prizegiving at 3.30 p.m.! The Afterparty in the Cinema Music Club in the Kurhaus Lenzerheide was so stuffed before midnight and more than 300 party people danced and laughed till the morning hours.

Due to the bad weather conditions on Sunday, the Park Party had to be cancelled. But nevertheless the weekend was with the Rail Session one of the season´s
highlights. And because March is not ended yet, there will two other weekends full of madness and good party mood. Be there, party with us…

Weekend 3: 21th of March – 22th of March 2009
Saturday: Big Park Party, Whiteout & Twin Film- und Fotoshooting , Afterparty at the
TIC TAC Club (opens at 10 p.m.)
Sunday: Park Party

Weekend 4: 28th of March – 29th of March 2009
Saturday: Rookie Rodeo, Afterparty at the TIC TAC Club & Cinema Music Club
(opens at 10 p.m.)
Sunday: Park Party


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