The Men’s 3(three) to 6(six) Star TTR World Snowboard Tour will come to an end this weekend with the two last events commence simultaneously on the 31st March and finish on the 2nd April, 2006. Although the continuation throughout April will see lower TTR Star(1&2) events taking place, this weekend will clearly be the last chance for mid to upper ranked riders to secure World Rankings prior to the 2006/2007 season kicking in early spring in the Southern Hemisphere. The two events are:
The Absolut Park Spring Battle in Flachauwinkl, Austria
The Absolut Park Spring Battle will take place in Flachauwinkl in the Salzburger Land, Austria. Endowed with 6,000euro and 550 TTR points the legendary event will be upgraded by this seasons second most creative ‘obstacle’ addition to the tour(the first being the Cradle at last weekends 4(four) Star event; Wangl Tangl). A so-called “Pool” built at the end of the park will provide the opportunity for a mix-of-tricks. Unlike a swimming poll, the two corners” (left and right) and one “wallride” in the middle form the open-ended pool.Read more…
The Grandvalira Total Fight Masters of Freestyle in Grandvalira, Andorra
The Grandvalira Total Fight Masters of Freestyle in Grandvalira, Andorra will be this seasons only TTR World Tour stop on the Iberian peninsula and the Pyrenees biggest snowboard event ever. Attracted by the tasteful 10,000euros prize pool and 550 TTR points top tour riders will converge in the snow park El Trater. Competition for the Slopestyle title will include pros such as winner of the 2006 TTR 5(five) Star event the Burton European Open Peetu Piroinen(FIN) and three times Olympian and Spanish legend Iker Fernadez.
For more info, check out www.ttrworldtour.com.