Swatch Freeride World Tour - season teaser 2017
For its 10th anniversary the Swatch Freeride World Tour reloads with a five-stop journey featuring the world’s top riders competing on legendary competition faces. Join the riders as they make the journey across Europe to the snowy peaks of Alaska for the most exciting freeride action.
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.