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The Dakine Poney Session is almost here! The 14th edition is coming up 3rd to 6th March 2016 in Saint-Lary (Pyrénées, France). We're also proud to announce the 3 Wildcards coming out of our Onboard x Poney video contest!

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, with countries competing France, Finland, Norway, Italy, Sweden, North Europa, South Europa, and the 3 Wildcards riding in the World Team.

So after the video contest was closed, here are the 3 Wildcards:

1st Wildcard: Yannick BOUDJELAL (FRA), 479 views on Facebook, choice of the public (video here)

2nd Wildcard: Petter GRON (NOR), choice of Onboard (video here)

3rd Wildcard: Martin SIRE (NOR), choice of Poney (video here)

NB: For organisation reasons, Yannick Boudjelal will ride for Team France, and Vlad Kadharin (RUS, ended 4th on the video contest) will join Petter Gron and Martin Sire in Team World - wildcards' team.

PRIZE MONEY $12,000

Here are all the "Ponini riders" for this upcoming event:

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VITALIC SHOW

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.

Pre-sales: digitick.com

The DAKINE PONEY SESSION is presented by ALTISERVICE, SAINT LARY, supported by CARLSBERG, ATC, ONBOARD & OAKLEY.

Teaser 2016:

COMPLETE SCHEDULE

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All the info on poneysession.com, @poneysession.