RIDE FREESPORT - January 2011 Event
- VERBIER RIDE 11 - Next Saturday 15th
- 10th ANNIVERSARY
OF THE VERBIER RIDE - Reflection on Event Achievements
RIDE 10 - View The Video Review Online
- BRITISH FREESKI CAMPS
2011 - Winter and Summer Camp dates announced
VERBIER RIDE 11 - Next Saturday 15th
The Verbier Ride 11 (www.verbierride.com) takes place
in the La Chaux Snowpark, Verbier, next weekend and is set to be an awesome Big
Air event. Many athletes from across Europe will be travelling to Verbier
to compete on the massive Big Air kicker being constructed in La Chaux.
For information on Verbier please visit www.verbier.ch and for information
on the ski area please go to www.verbierbooking.ch.
EVENT SCHEDULE FOR SATURDAY 15th JANUARY
Riders meeting + Bibs collection at the Medran Cafe
10.00am Practice session
on Big Air kicker
11.00am Big Air first judged descent
12.00pm Big Air
second judged descent
1.00pm Big Air super final
2.00pm Prize giving in
the Snowpark at Judges table
5.00pm Riders and spectators after party at the
Farinet Apres Ski
8.30pm Event finish
Sunday 16th January - Bad Weather
For inscription please go to the Competition page of
the website, http://www.verbierride.com/competition/competition.html. Inscription forms are available in PDF or Word
Document and need to be emailed to email@example.com on or
preferably before the 14th January.
Verbier Ride is a European level pro/am
Big Air event offering athletes several hundred hours of TV airtime and internet
high definition broadcast. This gives the riders the chance to promote
themselves and their sport to millions of viewers. All information about the
event can be found on the website including inscription details, event timings
and the chance to watch in real time previous year's Verbier Ride TV
Big thanks to Ski
Service, Verbier's leading ski retailer, Hotel Farinet, best Apres Ski in
Switzerland and Verbier Sport+,
arguably one of the world's best ski areas, for supporting the event and helping
us raise the prize money for the athletes.
10th ANNIVERSARY OF THE VERBIER RIDE -
Reflection on Event Achievements
Since it's beginning
the Verbier Ride has achieved great freeskiing event accolades. It's Skier
Cross events gained Verbier it's first ever and only X-Games Qualifier
event. It's Big Mountain Freeride events gave Verbier European and World
Tour status IFSA (International Free Skier Association) competitions. It's
Slope Style and Big Air events have brought international credibility to the La
Chaux snowpark over the years and the events have received over 5000 audited
hours of internationally broadcast TV airtime.
2011 event is a special occasion for event
director Warren Smith as it is the 10th anniversary of the event's origin.
"I can't believe 10 years have pass so fast since our first comp in 2001.
It has been an amazing 10 years for all of us who work on the event and we‚ve
seen some incredible skiing". Much of the history of the Ride Freesport
events is available to view online through the website Action page.
http://www.verbierride.com/action/videos.html. For a brief overview check out the History of Ride
video. It's 7 minutes and gives a good overview of the events,
LONDON RIDE 10 - View The Video Review
The London Ride 10, presented by Snow + Rock,
turned out to be an amazing
event with massive crowds at the 2010 Ski +
Snowboard Show in London's Kensington Olympia. Riders from the UK
battled it out to finish in an amazing final. Check out the event review and
video highlights on the website, http://www.thelondonride.com/competition/event-summary_10.html.
BRITISH FREESKI CAMPS 2011 - Winter and Summer
Camp dates announced
The British Freeski Camps 2011, in
association with Freeski Britain, are running their winter camps in Saas-Fee
from the 16th to 23rd April and the 23rd to 30th April. The summer camps
for 2011 will be 9th to 16th July, 16th to 23rd July, 23rd to 30th July and 30th
July to 6th August. The camps will be focused on bringing the British freeskiing
community closer together and building a basis for training riders to become top
level freestyle skiers. Moguls and Big Mountain skiing are also looked at
on the camps. For more info check out www.britishfreeskicamps.com.
This years camps will also be supporting British Team World Cup freestyle
athletes and helping them to prepare for Half Pipe and Mogul competitions in
That's all the news for now. We look
forward to seeing you at next weekend's event.
All the best,
The Team - Ride Freesport
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