The year 2011 will be a defining one for the RIDE Shakedown, one of thesnowboard industrys most exciting and anticipated competitions, drawing the biggest names in snowboarding and the most promising up-and-comers. 2011 will mark the 10th anniversary of the RIDE Shakedown in Canada, a return to the United States for a 2nd year and an introduction of a European leg of the competition in Germany. In addition, the U.S. and German events (4Star level) are now part of The Swatch TTR World Snowboard Tour, featuring the leading snowboarders and the worlds most respected snowboard events. With these three competitions, over $100,000 will be up for grabs.After the success of the first RIDE Shakedown in Seattle, presented at The Summit at Snoqualmie, the DIZZLE Entertainment crew is back for a second round in Washington on March 18 and 19, 2011. Thrill seekers will enjoy the breathtaking feats by top riders performing on the rails and projecting into the wide open space for the Big Air.