On October 26th and 27th, the Zillertal VÄLLEY RÄLLEY hosted by Ride Snowboards kicked off successfully with its very first tourstop. Both days had some great riding on tap at the Betterpark up on the beautiful Hintertuxer Glacier. More than twenty ambitious shred heads showed up for the free snowboard pro coaching sessions on Saturday and more than fifty snowboarders between the ages of 7 - 37 from all over Europe, USA, Russia and Canada battled it out in the open slopestyle contest on Sunday. Zillertal resident Englishman Rowan Coultas took victory in the Rookie Class, Joanna Dzierzawski from Poland won the girls contest and Canadian snowboarder Jordan Phillips took home the men ́s gold medal.
the ages of 7 and 37 battled it out in a common session on the Medium Line. Everyone was being judged in their own category with their best run of three runs scoring the points. Zillertal resident Englishman Rowan Coultas won in the Rookie Class and made it up to second place on the overall men ́s podium just behind the winner Jordan Phillips from Canada. Rowan ́s fellow countryman Jamie Trinder took 3rd place in the men ́s contest while Tit Stante from Slovenia scored second in the Rookie category and Ride Snowboards team rider Maximilian Preissinger from Germany took 3rd place on the young guns podium. Joanna Dzierzawski from Poland won the girls contest, while Adéla Kreisingerová from Czech Republic scored second and Austrian talent Birgit Rofner landed in third place.