A legendary Pyrenean event, the Poney Session heads back to Saint-Lary-Soulan from 3 to 6 March 2016, with a theme of football, and before the official presentation tomorrow, we had an announcement of the utmost importance to you: you'll have the chance to ride the Pony!
Tied together with a football theme, for the 2016 edition riders will compete in the epic park and the format will mimic good old World Cup. 24 riders, 7 countries (3 riders per country) plus a WILDCARD team of 3 riders also. There will be four days of competing, with a Big Air, a Cash for Tricks Rail battle and games based around football.
And for this edition, the Poney Session Onboard and have teamed up for a unique video contest: we will nominate three wildcards via a video contest online! You're going to get a chance to edit a video of your riding, submit it and if you get picked as one of the three Wildcard winners you'll have the chance to ride among the pros! This video contest is open to all.
To participate in the video contest and have a chance to be part of the team Wildcard, it's pretty straightforward: Put online your latest video clip shred, and then sends the link to email@example.com. 3 riders will be selected according to the following criteria:
- Wildcard for one rider with the most views on YouTube & Facebook.
- Wildcard for one rider selected by the Onboard crew
- Wildcard for one rider selected by the Poney Session crew
You have until February 22 to submit your edits.
It is a single package that is up for grabs: accommodation for the duration of the event, a place among the 24 riders of the Pony Session, international event of the World Snowboard Tour!
The DAKINE PONEY SESSION is presented by ALTISERVICE, SAINT LARY, supported by CARLSBERG, ATC & OAKLEY.
Here's a taste of what to expect: the 2015 Poney Session official edit: