TTR World Snowboard Tour

Points List

Burton European Open To Award Suzuki Cars To Overall BEO Winners


For the first time ever, The Burton European Open will award Suzuki cars to both the male and female BEO Overall Champions on Friday, January 18 following the halfpipe finals. This seasons BEO will take place from January 11-18, 2008 in LAAX, Switzerland, where the crew at LAAX will once again construct a perfect pipe up on Crap Sogn Gion as well as an innovative slopestyle course. Following the halfpipe finals competition, the events main sponsor Suzuki will award a Suzuki Grand Vitara Freeride Edition to both the male and female overall BEO winners, which will be determined by the overall performance of riders in both the slopestyle and halfpipe competitions. The Burton European Open is one of the premier snowboard competitions on the continent and the fourth event in the 2007/2008 Burton Global Open Series (BGOS). The European Open offers riders a generous prize purse of US $125,000, important points in the Swatch TTR World Snowboard Tour (Ticket to Ride) Ranking and the chance to earn points towards the US $100,000 male and female 2008 BGOS Championship titles. The BEO is a favorite event of riders around the globe as LAAX offers an incredible halfpipe, progressive slopestyle course and plenty of late-night parties. Online registration for all riders will begin early November. US Superstar and Olympic Champion Shaun White has already confirmed his appearance at the BEO. Schedule BEO 2008:Friday, Jan. 11th: Slopestyle JuniorsSaturday, Jan. 12th: Halfpipe JuniorsSunday, Jan. 13th: Slopestyle Pre-Qualification & Qualification MenMonday, Jan. 14th: Halfpipe Pre-Qualification Men and Qualification WomenTuesday, Jan. 15th: Slopestyle Qualification Women and Semi-Finals Men & WomenWednesday, Jan. 16th: Halfpipe Qualification Men and Semi-Finals Men & WomenThursday, Jan. 17th: Slopestyle Finals Men & WomenFriday, Jan. 18th: Halfpipe Finals Men & Women