ante-up

June 26th – 30th,2010 ~ Whistler, BC ~

Billabong
is
proud
to
announce
the
Billabong
Ante
Up,
a
5Star Swatch
TTR
World
Snowboard
Tour
event,
taking
place
June 26‐30th
in
the
Camp
of
Champions terrain
park
at
Whistler
Blackcomb.

The
event
will
kick
off
the
Swatch
TTR
World
Snowboard
tour
for
the
’10‐’11
season in
North
America,
and
will
also
be
a
qualifying
event
for
the
6Star
Billabong
Innsbruck
Air
and
Style
event
taking
place
Feb.
5th,
2011.

Billabong
Ante
Up
will
be
a
Big
Air
event,
with
the
jump
being
built
by
Vancouver
2010
Olympic
halfpipe
builder
Steve
Petrie
of
Arena
Snowparks.
With $50,000
USD
in
prize
money,
and
a
batch
of
5Star
TTR
points
on
the
line,
Billabong
Ante
Up
will
be
drawing
athletes
from
across
the
globe
to
compete
in late
June
up
on
the
Blackcomb
Glacier.

The
event
will
feature
50
riders,
with
the
top
10
Swatch
TTR
World
Tour
finalists
from
the
2009/2010
season receiving
automatic
invites.

The
remaining
spots
will
be
filled
through
a
registration/selection
process
that
will
take
place
online
at www.billabong.com/anteup.

Registration
is
open
May
3rd
to
May
24th,
with
a
list
of
qualified
riders
available
on
the
website
May
31st,
2010.

Additionally,
there
will
be
the
Push.ca
Rail
Feature
on
course
after
the
Big
Air
jump.

While
not
part
of
the
overall
judging
for
TTR
points,
riders
that
choose to
hit
the
feature
will
all
vie
for
additional
awards.

“Having
this
event
in
the
summer
is
going
to
be
killer.
Everyone
loves
summer
riding,
and
especially
in
a
place
like
Whistler.

To
partner
with
the
Swatch TTR
World
Tour
and
all
our
sponsors
was
an
easy
decision,
and
we’re
stoked
to
be
getting
the
world’s
best
riders
together
for
this
great
event”
says
Risto
Scott,
Marketing
Director
at
Billabong
Canada.

For
more
info,
check:
www.billabong.com/anteup
www.ttrworldtour.com