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Kaitlyn Farrington to Host Super Sessions at SASS Argentina This Summer

Olympic Gold Medalist Kaitlyn Farrington returns to SASS Argentina as a guest coach for two weeks of her very own SUPER SESSIONS

S.C. BARILOCHE, ARGENTINA — SASS Global Travel is excited to have SASS Family Member and Olympic Gold Medalist Kaitlyn Farrington back for her third season at SASS Argentina. This time SASS is creating two Super Sessions with Kaitlyn at the helm as a guest coach; bringing her unique brand of stoke and enthusiasm to the SASS experience.

Kaitlyn shredding at SASS Argentina 2015. Photo: Ben Girardi
Kaitlyn shredding at SASS Argentina 2015. Photo: Ben Girardi

The Kaitlyn Farrington SUPER SESSIONS will be held during Session 2 & 3 at SASS Argentina. Participants of all ages are invited to the first week (August 6th – 13th) to ride with Kaitlyn and push into the backcountry. The second week (August 13th – 20th) is adults only and Kaitlyn will be on hand to lead the way both on and off the hill as only she knows how.

Kaitlyn has been down to SASS Argentina for the past two seasons, utilizing the all-star guide staff to help transition her snowboarding into the backcountry and bigger mountains. “I was known as a halfpipe rider. Breaking out of that niche into the backcountry is definitely a transition. It was like I started all over,” says Farrington. These SUPER SESSIONS will be an opportunity for her to share the lessons she learned. Designed as a platform to take participants’ skills to the next level, Kaitlyn’s SUPER SESSIONS include integrated backcountry education, guided shredding and guest coaching from one of the raddest ladies on the mountain.

SASS Guide Robin Van Gyn talking Kaitlyn through a beacon search. Photo: Ben Girardi
SASS Guide Robin Van Gyn talking Kaitlyn through a beacon search. Photo: Ben Girardi

The Kaitlyn Farrington SUPER SESSIONS will include the SASS Argentina experience (in all of its glory) with the addition of exclusive prizes from Kaitlyn’s sponsors: GNU, The North Face and Giro; with on-hill shenanigans, Instagram contests and more. With the energy that Kaitlyn brings, you know this is going to be 100% fun.

INQUIRE NOW and be automatically entered to win one of 6 pairs of Giro Goggles. REGISTER NOW and be entered to win one of two GNU snowboards. Keep an eye out for more info and more opportunities to win as Kaitlyn prepares for the journey south.

Join SASS for the Kaitlyn Farrington SUPER SESSIONS in the heart of August at the best backcountry snowboard camp in the world.

ABOUT SASS GLOBAL TRAVEL:

SASS Global Travel is dedicated to the experience of travel and action sports. With roots dating back over a decade in the Argentina backcountry, the present-day company seeks to create a community of passionate action sports travelers in both snow and surf. With snow trips to Argentina, Japan and Chile and the addition of the Rincon Surf School & Resort in northwest Puerto Rico, SASS combines unparalleled access to the goods with the best people, locations, education and professionals. Learn more about us online.

ABOUT KAITLYN FARRINGTON:

Kaitlyn Farrington is an accomplished professional snowboarder from Idaho and the winner of Gold Medal for Women’s Halfpipe at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. In 2014 she was forced into early retirement from competitive snowboarding due to a congenital spinal condition, but has not let that stop her. She has transitioned her snowboarding from the halfpipe to the backcountry and is eager to share her new passions on snow with the world. To get an even better idea of who Kaitlyn is check out the video here. She’s on Twitter and Instagram as @KaitlynFarr.

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