The Sixth Nokia Snowboard FIS World Cup with events on four continents
HELSINKI, Finland–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sept. 18, 2003–The Sixth Nokia Snowboard FIS World Cup started in Valle Nevado, Chile on September 12-14, and continues in Europe with the next event in Solden, Austria on October 18-19. Visiting the United States next spring, and 11 other countries on four continents throughout the season, the World Cup will finish on March 14, 2004 in Turin, Italy.
The Nokia Snowboard FIS World Cup includes the disciplines of Halfpipe, Snowboard Cross, Parallel Slalom, Parallel Giant Slalom and Big Air. The World Cup will also provide an opportunity for huge audiences to follow the Big Air competitions in three European cities.
“During the last season, Nokia Rider team members were constantly on the podium and placed in the top positions in the overall world cup ranking,” said Isto Pankakoski, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Nokia Mobile Phones, Europe and Africa. “Now we have selected the Nokia Rider Team members for the 2003/2004 season and continue to sponsor a dynamic, young, athletic and international team. We wish the best of luck to all the competitors, coaches and tour staff and look forward to an exciting World Cup year.”
Nokia Riders in 2003/2004 are Jukka Eratuli (FIN), Antti Autti (FIN), Jasey Jay Anderson (CAN), Mathieu Bozzetto (FRA), Doris Guenther (AUT), Therry Brunner (SUI), Dejan Kosir (SLO) and Jagna Marczulajtis (POL).
Nokia has a sponsorship agreement with Nokia Snowboard FIS World Cup until the year 2006.
The Nokia Snowboard FIS World Cup 2003/2004 current event schedule:
Salzburg, Austria (City)
Alpe d`Huez, France
Munchen, Germany (City)
Mt. Bachelor, USA
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