The best rookies and the future talents from South American snowboard community, will land in Valle Nevado, Chile, for the third edition of the Mall Sport South America Rookie Fest. The event will include a 2 Star World Snowboard Tour Slopestyle competition and 4 additional days with a backcountry program, a surf trip and film and photo sessions with the Pros. One of the most exclusive event of the World Rookie Tour is back and the Black Yeti is excited to move again on the Chilean Andes.
Valle Nevado is already preparing a premium slopestyle for this event, hosted for the third time in this top quality ski resort, one of the best in South America. The best riders of the event will be awarded with free invitation (flight not included) to the end of season 4Star World Rookie Finals to be in held in Ischgl, in April 2013.
In addition to the snowboard event, the Mall Sport South America Rookie Fest will host some top riders from Europe, USA, Argentina and Chile, together with international media, in order to offer to the rookies a chance to meet professional riders.
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The South America Rookie Tour is is organized by the World Snowboard Federation in association with Anden, Valle Nevado, RedBull and Sport Mall. The full list of events, information, pictures, videos, details about the World Rookie Rank and more are available on the www.worldsnowboardfederation.org
Program of the 2012 Mall Sport South America Rookie Fest in Valle Nevado
Tuesday August 14: Arrival of the teams to Valle Nevado, slopestyle training
Wednesday August 15th: Slopestyle competition
Thursday, August 16: Rest day in Santiago at Mall Sport (Artificial Surfing, Skateboarding)
Friday August 17: Return to Valle Nevado /Transworld Snowboarding International riders meeting.
August 18 – 19: Freeride program designed to meet the pros with Transworld guests, the two best slopestyle riders in South America and the crew of ANdeN. Powder Kicker Session included, photo shoot and freeride session with Transworld Snowboarding.
Rookies (men and women) born between 1st January 1994 and December 31, 1996.
Grom (men and women) born between 1st January 1997 onwards.
All the results of the WRT events will be included in the World Snowboard Tour Ranking and the World Rookie Rankings.