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Natural Selection Tour to Feature Freestyle Snowboarders in Backcountry

Forget the 50 percent pipe, this new snowboarding tour is set to go au naturel.

Bringing jointly the world’s ideal freestyle snowboarders, the Organic Selection Tour will function organic and obviously-enhanced terrain in 5 distinctive locations––Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Baldface Lodge, British Columbia and Tordrillo Mountain Lodge, Alaska. The tour kicks off at Jackson Hole on February 3-nine and will conclude in Alaska with the prime finishers likely head-to-head to determine the ideal men’s and women’s all-mountain freestyle riders in late March.

“The Organic Selection Tour is intended with Mother Character as the key character, and with mutual regard for and from snowboarding,” claimed Travis Rice, professional snowboarder. “Women’s snowboarding is progressing so speedy and we are thrilled to have equally men and gals using in the tour. I’m beyond excited to witness what is achievable in snowboarding when riders of this caliber are ready to create off of each individual other’s progress in real time on some of the complete ideal using venues. The possibility for our crew to share it with the entire world is humbling and a accurate honor.”

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As opposed to lots of conventional snowboard contests that are operate in managed park configurations, this tour will reward riders with comprehensive awareness of backcountry conditions and the means to backlink jointly a innovative operate on organic terrain.

The very first function in Jackson Hole will function 16 men and eight gals, such as Elias Elhardt, Ben Ferguson, Sage Kotsenburg, Nils Mindnich, Mark McMorris, Chris Rasman Travis Rice and Gigi Rüf for the men and Jamie Anderson, Marion Haerty, Elena Hight and Robin Van Gyn for the gals. And for those people at household, the Jackson Hole contest will air solely, free and in its entirety, on Crimson Bull Television set. The British Columbia and Alaska stops will air as display packages on Crimson Bull Television set.

“I’m really hunting forward to the Organic Selection I’ve constantly been inspired by backcountry using,” claimed Jamie Anderson, two-time Olympic Gold Medalist. “I’ve experienced the privilege to contend in all kinds of slopestyle events, but under no circumstances a backcountry powder tour. The study course appears wonderful and I’m unquestionably anxious, but really excited to consider something new! It’s likely to be insane!”

Get a sneak peak of the Organic Selection Tour in the teaser video previously mentioned.


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