The worlds best Freestyle Snowboard Action will take place in Saas-Fee, Aprilthe 19th to the 22nd.Saas-Fee has the honor to present one of the last stops ofthe unique “Ticket to Ride Snowboard World Tour 06/07. FrederikKalbermatten and Marco Schwab as hosts and a kick ass party program theSNICKERS Classic & POPCORN Wallride is going to be the perfect end of theseason in the Swiss Alps.
A TTR 3-Star with a slope style competition is taking place thefirst time in Saas-Fee. It’s an exclusive opportunity for talentedsnowboarders to compete against your idol and maybe youassert your claim to the prize money of10’000 US-Dollars beside the 15 invitedSnowboard Stars. The TTR 3-StarEvent is open for everyone and offerseverybody access to the qualification and the chance tobecome the newcomer in the snowboard community.
From Riders — For Riders
With Frederik Karbermatten, Burton Global Team Rider and Marco Schwab, ProRider and Star TV “Freestyle Moderator, we were able to get two experts of theSnowboarding Scene so that the contest is going tobe an absolute highlight. They know what it needsto organize a contest and to fulfill the rider’sexpectations. Together they made a list of wellknowninternational riders and friends and invitedthem for the event.
Saas-Fee is incredible happy towelcome riders like Marko Grilc SLO, JonasEmery SUI, Tonton Holland SUI, KazuhiroKokubo JPN, TJ Schneider CND, Chris KröllAUT, Friedl Kolar AUT, Steve Gruber AUT, AndyMonsberger AUT, Sani Alibabic AUT, HannesMetzler AUT, Alessandro Boyens GER, IkerFernandes ESP, Morgan Le Faucheur FRA andGian Simmen SUI. Further Saas-Fee offers one ofthe last chances to all riders’ newcomers orprofessionals to upgrade their TTR tour results.
Slope style jam sessions (70-100 Riders), Semi Final (40 Riders) and Super Final (12Riders). The contest terrain in the “Là¤ngfluh area below the Popcorn Plaza 2870Meter a.s.l. is just perfect for a slope style and the planned kicker line of FrederikKalbermatten.
3 Giant Kickers
The Wallride forms the completing of the event onSunday. Riders compete at a wall of eight metershigh, which is one of the larger ones you can findat a competition, already the third year. Theresults of the Wallride are not part of the TTRranking,however the overall winner of theSNICKERS Classic & POPCORN Wallride winsthe title KING OF POPCORN, which includes asurprising reward.
The perfect season endSaas-Fee offers the best conditions to become the destination for all snowboardersfrom Switzerland and the entire Europe, because here you’ll find the best snowconditions of the Alps in April due to it’s hight.For a perfect season end a kick ass party program is obligatory. Scott Sullivan iscoming just for the event from the States to heat up the party locations together withthe A.F. Band from the Valais / CH. Several good DJ’s create the right atmosphere inthe most popular bars of the Alps, namely the Popcorn Bar and the Living Room Bar.
Contest Program 18th to 22nd April 2007
Wednesday Arrival Day
Thursday Slope Style Qualification
Friday Slope Style Semi Final
Saturday Slope Style Super Final
Sunday Wall Ride Competition
Kick Ass Program 19th to 22nd April 2007
Thursday Scott Sullivan live Gig in Popcorn Bar
Friday Scacciapensieri live Gig in Living Room Bar / DJ Night in Popcorn
Saturday A.F. Band Live Gig in Popcorn Bar / DJ Night in Popcorn & Living Room
Sunday Scott Sullivan play live music during the Wallride Contest at PopcornPlaza 2870 meters a.s.l.
Check out www.snickersclassic.ch for more information.
Without any question the “TTR World Tour 2006/2007 is going to be the highlight ofindependent freestyle events. Officially known as the “Ticket to Ride WorldSnowboard Tour or just “The TTR. For the last four years this event has beengrowing in popularity due to the global status of the TTR-label. Now, in the 5th yearthe TTR is able to show off aan impressive competition season of 10 months a yearand it is going to be worlds number 1 event along side the Burton European Open,Burton US Open, Air & Style Munich, Arctic Challenge Oslo, Nippon Open, and soon.
More Information under www.ttrworldtour.com