10th Anniversary Freeride World Tour Stops Announced
Extra extra, read all about it. The Freeride World Tour recently announced the event/venue line-up for their 10th anniversary season, and it’s looking’ mighty fine. We were so busy soul searching in the backcountry we forgot to give the FWT the love it deserved this past season, so count us in for keeping you up to date and behind the scenes this coming winter.
JANUARY 28, 2017 – CHAMONIX-MONT-BLANC, FRANCE – THE WINTER BEGINS
The world’s top riders face off with a clean slate among the razor-sharp alpine needles of Mont Blanc Massif in the home of all that is extreme in ski and snowboard world.
FEBRUARY 11, 2017 – VALLNORD-ARCALÍS, ANDORRA – HOLD THE LINE
Creativity and technical innovation will be the name of the game as riders attempt to solidify their strategies at the center of the Pyrenean freeride capital straddling the frontier of Spain and France.
MARCH 4, 2017 – FIEBERBRUNN, AUSTRIA – CRUNCH TIME
Pressure mounts on the Tyrolean test piece as the first cut is made with only the very finest riders of the first three stops qualifying for Alaska.
MARCH 17, 2017 – HAINES, ALASKA, USA – THE DREAM STOP
Everyone will witness riders become their inner hero as they push their limits on the fantastically vast Alaskan terrain – but riders need to keep their feet on this earth if they intend to make the last cut for the finale in Verbier.
APRIL 1, 2017 – VERBIER, SWITZERLAND –THE GRAND FINAL
There simply is no equal to the intimidating and mighty Bec des Rosses face, which riders must ride and tame if they wish to be crowned world champion of the 2017 Swatch Freeride World Tour.