The world’s best female snowboarders return to Saalbach Hinterglemm, Austria: on Friday February 10th, 2012, for the ROXY SNOW PRO to be held at the Nightpark Saalbach Hinterglemm! This 5-star TTR slopestyle event will showcase the women’s world snowboarding talent and skills in front of an inspired crowd. Top-notch riders like Torah Bright (AUS), Kjersti Buaas (NOR), Aimee Fuller (GBR) and Cheryl Maas (NED) will fight for the US$ 25,000 prize-purse. The finals of this thrilling competition will be held at night under a floodlit course. Following the prize-giving, the celebrations will continue with all the Pro’s at a live concert and a closing party in to the early hours!
ROXY SNOW PRO is a unique women-only event with the snow park and the contest format exactly meeting the demands of female snowboarders. The event will begin with an open qualification on Friday morning where 30 riders will fight for their place in the main session. The main session with 25 riders, including the qualified amateurs and seeded pros, will be held on Friday afternoon. The 10 best riders will advance to the finals on Friday night.
“We are very happy to be back in Saalbach Hinterglemm”, said Stine Brun Kjeldaas,Roxy Europe Marketing Manager and female snowboarding icon. “Roxy had a very successful event here in the past and we are permanently cooperating with the Nightpark, so it was a natural choice to hold this exceptional event, part of the TTR Women’s World Snowboard Tour, at Saalbach Hinterglemm.” Located only 200 metres from the centre of Saalbach Hinterglemm, Nightpark at Unterschwarzachlift is the perfect spot for this first-class snowboarding event. Thanks to its location near the village centre and the valley station lifts, big crowds are expected for qualification and the night finals.
The ROXY SNOW PRO 2012 will be held as a carbon neutral event. The CO2 emissions given off due to the event organization, the production of artificial snow and the use of the snow grooming vehicles will be compensated in co-operation with the Atlantic Rainforest Institution (ARFI).
For further information, please visit www.roxy.com