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LG Air Bag Tour 2008 kicks off in Norwic

Snowboarders and skiers in Norfolk have got a real treat on the way. Thursday 18th September 2008 sees the LG Air Bag Tour 2008 make the first of eleven stops at Norfolk Ski Club in Norwich, neatly coinciding with the weekly freestyle night. Thanks to those technology and style innovators at LG, riders will have the chance to polish their big air tricks with the confidence of having an LG Air Bag to fall gently back to earth on.

As part of LG’s commitment to the development of British snowsports, the Air Bag is provided free of charge so participants only need to pay normal slope fees. Spectators are welcome to come and watch free of charge. LG will be on hand at to show off their latest handsets and give away free goody bags.

Places at the Air Bag sessions is limited so for your chance to be one of the lucky riders, make sure you register online at www.londonfreeze.com/lg

Riders from the regional events are also in with a chance of being part of the FSO4 Freeze in London. One person from each region will be selected based on their skill and style; winning an all expenses paid trip to London to ride alongside pro’s at the LG Big Air Invitational Finals.

British snowboarder Dan Wakeham, who is sponsored by LG, will be attending as many of the LG Air Bag Tour events as possible. Dan is passionate about the LG Air Bag Tour and creating opportunities to develop tomorrow’s Olympic hopefuls. Dan commented: “this is a fantastic initiative allowing snow sports enthusiasts to build their confidence and skills in a safe environment”.

Make sure you check out the new website that accompanies the LG Air Bag Tour at www.londonfreeze.com/lg. This is the virtual home of the LG Air Bag Tour and the site comes fully loaded with picture from the latest events, information on each of the venues taking part in the tour, the lowdown on the latest LG handsets and not forgetting Dan Wakeham’s video blog which will be updated throughout the tour.

The LG Air Bag Tour is visiting eleven regional slopes across the country during September and October 2008, culminating in Freesports on 4 (FS04) Freeze, sponsored by LG at the Battersea Power Station in London on 23rd – 26th October 2008. This music and snowsports festival will be a real spectacle with the highlight being some of the world’s best snowboarders going head to head in the FIS World Cup Big Air event.

Other tour dates and destinations include:

September
Thursday 18th Norfolk Ski Club 18:00 – 23:00
Friday 19th Sheffield Ski Village 18:00 – 23:00
Thursday 25th Sno!Zone, Braehead, Glasgow 18:00 – 23:00
Friday 26th Sno!Zone, Braehead, Glasgow 18:00 – 23:00
October
Friday 3rd Chill Factor-e, Manchester 18:00 – 23:00
Saturday 4th Chill Factor-e, Manchester 18:00 – 23:00
Monday 6th John Nike Ski Centre, Plymouth 18:00 – 23:00
Thursday 9th Sno!Zone, Milton Keynes 18:00 – 23:00
Friday 10th Sno!Zone, Milton Keynes 18:00 – 23:00
Wednesday 15th Sno!Zone, Castleford 18:00 – 23:00
Thursday 16th Sno!Zone, Castleford 18:00 – 23:00
Friday 17th John Nike Ski Centre, Chatham 18:00 – 23:00
Saturday 18th Snow Dome, Tamworth 22:00 – 01:00
Monday 20th John Nike Ski Centre, Bracknell 18:00 – 23:00
Tuesday 21st Bromley Ski Centre 18:00 – 23:00

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