After a season of rookie fest events all around the world, registrations are now open for the "gran finals" in Ischgl, the event everybody is waiting for, where the 2015 World Rookie Champions will be crowed.
The Black Yeti travelled all around the world in the last 8 months: from Chile to Australia, from Greece to Scandinavia, from the Alps to Japan. Rookies from more that 20 countries battled to conquer their spot to the most exclusive youth snowboard event on planet Earth: the Volkl World Rookie Finals in Ischgl, Austria.
Only the most promising riders will join this legendary event, which award in the latest 10 years the annual World Rookie Champion titles and incredible prizes: wildcard to Air&Style, filming session with Pirate Movie Production, invitation to Rookie Fest Shooting, Trip to Chile and many tickets to next season Rookie Fest events.
Riders from all over the world will come for a unique sports and lifestyle event in a great international scenario. The program of 2015 Volkl World Rookie Finals will include World Snowboard Tour Slopestyle contest and many lifestyle activities: social dinner every day, workshops with Viva con Aqua, a first aid clinic the final party an much more you will not miss for any reason.
If you are a snowboard fan or if your dream is to start a professional snowboard carrier, then Ischgl, Austria, is the place to be from April the 7th to April the 12th.
What should you do when there’s no snow in the valley at the end of the season and most of the resort is already closed? It's pretty simple, rent a camper, head for the snowy mountain passes and start exploring the backcountry with a splitboard or build a kicker next to the street! That's what Völkl riders Simon Pircher, Peter Walchhofer and Marc Grossgasteiger did at the end of last season. Together with photographer Alex Papis and filmer Balint they spent ten days in a very small space but wit
Each year, at the end of the winter season, a recurring story unfolds in Ischgl, with groms as far as the eyes can see and racoon faces wherever you look and everywhere a babble of German, Spanish, Japanese and Finish echoes through the streets of the Austrian mountain village. Welcome to the Völkl World Rookie Finals! The crowds have been as big for the event than this year: After a long season with ten events on five continents more than 110 promising snowboarders from 24 nations travelled to
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