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The biggest Czech snowboarding event has revealed the names of all 10 invited riders. You can be sure that this years Quiksilver Snowjam (part of O2 Snowboard Tour) will bring the best riders in the history of the event. Favorite Markku Koski belongs to worlds top riders and has just proved it again in Vancouver where he reached finals in halfpipe. Also on the list are Marius Otterstad from Norway and Thomas Franc from Switzerland. The full list is available on where riders can also find the registration form. This event is not only attractive because it offers a lot of fun but also offers a prize money of $10.000 USD. We will see who will take the biggest part of it in Spindleruv Mlyn on 19th and 20th of March.Riders are about to ripEven though that there are names of world famous snowboarders on the starting list, Czech riders are in shape and ready for a tough competition. Czech freestyle snowboard champion (name will be known after final event in Spindler Mlyn on 12th – 13th of March) will skip qualification and go automatically to semifinals. The Czech Republic will also be represented by pro riders Jan Necas (last year he finished 4th) and Martin Cernik. Martin has a double role – as a rider and co-organizer of Quiksilver Snowjam he is going to have a tough weekend. _From what we see on the start I can say that this is going to be best Snowjam ever, smiles Martin and he adds: _Last year we have seen double backflip. But this years competition is even more rough so I wonder what we will see in Saturdays Nutcase Best Trick.Riders will go thru all freestyle formats including halfpipe, rail and big air. Top 10 riders from Fridays qualification will challenge 10 invited riders in the semifinals.The biggest snow party in CzechQuiksilver Snowjam is not only about top snowboarding. Night parties on Friday and Saturday will fire up all visitors and riders. Fridays party will be a DJ night starts at 8 pm and features DJs Friky and Jorgos. They both are DJs of Pragues Radio DJ and their mixes are funk and hiphop flavored.If you like the combination of DJ mixes and live bands you cant miss Saturday night party starting at 7 pm with Plexis and Apple Juice punk concert. 9.30 pm is set as official starting time for Snowjam Party with energetic Skapollo, United Flavour with international musicians and last but not least DJs Robot and Ladida.Skapollo are rolling since 2002 (at those times under V3SKA name as Czech SKA fans remember). They produce tunes influenced by ragga and funk. Another band for Saturdays night is United Flavour. As their name clearly speaks for itself their style comes from uniting a flavor of different music styles such as ragga, dancehall and funk. Ladida is one of the most successful DJanes from Czech. She is also a producer and her mixes and tunes represent Czech scene all over the world. Ladida mixes mostly electronical beats. On another hand DJ Robot mixes various genres such as funk, breakbeat and hiphop into one energetic set. You can test snowboards of the future or chill outThere will be no room for boredom in Spindleruv Mlyn. Snowboarders will have a chance to borrow snowboards from brands such as Lib Technologies, GNU and Roxy with the newest Power Banana C2 technology. All those boards will be available in shops next winter seasons so it is a chance to taste the flavor of future snowboarding.The O2 Extra Zone will feature various leisure time activities. You will have a chance to test the snowboard simulator, relax in the special chill-out area, and participate in the contest for O2 Internet and more prizes. There will also be free photo session and free service for your snowboard and skies. For members of O2 Extra programme there will be also a lot of presents.You will also have a chance to visit Free Magazine, and Denik Sport booths. Some leisure activities are also ready by Snickers/Nutcase zone. Something to warm you up will be ready in RedBull bar.All those who wont be able to arrive to Spindleruv Mlyn will have a chance to watch Quiksilver Snowjam on Czech Television (CT 4 Sport channel) on Sunday 21st of March from 3:30pm.