O’Neill Big Mountain Freeride Competition

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The second edition of the Swatch O’Neill Big Mountain Pro is about to kick off. This freeride snowboarding competition is set kind of like a surfing event. Waves are fickle and so is powder snow. So surfing events have a few day window in which they must complete the competition. Well O’Neill Big Mountain event will have eight days and the whole Alps in Europe to find out who is the best big mountain snowboarder and skier. From February 24th 24of the world’s best snowboarders and skiers will come together to roam the European Alps on a search for optimum conditions. At the end of the 8 day journey the best freerider will be crowned.

The lineup?

big-mountain-freeride.jpgSNOWBOARD
Jeremy Jones
Stefan Gimpl
David Benedek
Frederik Kalbermatten
Flo Orley
Cyril Neri
Alex Coudray
Xavier de le Rue
Jonas Emery
David Magnusson
Mitch Toelderer
Julien Falco

SKI
Phil Meier
Sverre Liliequist
Kaj Zackrisson
Craig Garbiel
TJ Schiller
Thomas Diet
Seb Michaud
Henrik Windstedt
Drew Tabke
AurA©lien Ducroz
Raphy Gillioz
Estanislao Vasiuk
Nicolas Pasquier
Cody Townsend

The Prize?

1st USD 10.000, 2nd USD 6,000, 3rd USD 4,000, 4th-13th USD 2,00.

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