The World Snowboard Federation (WSF) in collaboration with New Austrian Snowboard Association (N.ASA), are happy to invite you to the International Clinic in Snowboard Park Construction in Zell Am Zee, Austria, from April 8th to 10th 2011. The first International WSF Clinic in Snowboard Park Construction was arranged in the beginning of 2010 in Livigno, Italy, and we will now repeat the success for the third edition. Snowboard parks are the new attraction” for many small and large mountain resorts. The clinic will provide an introduction to planning, construction and maintenance of snowboard parks. The clinic is open and recommended to anyone involved in the organization, operation and construction of mountain resorts. About the Clinic It is important to build a park that meets both the needs and riding level of your customers. Black, red or blue park? Black, red or blue park lines? Regardless of the Park level you are intending on building, the clinic will provide you with information on how small and large parks are built and maintained. Practical parts will be held in the Rome Park Schmitten www.schmitten.at The goal of the clinic is to provide park builders and resort organizers with the knowledge required to build and maintain safe, varied and exciting parks for their users. In addition, the clinic also provides some background on the financial aspects of park construction and management. Learning facilitator for the clinic will be Lars Eriksen. Lars is currently the Park Manager for Hemsedal Resort in Norway, and the man behind the ‘Blue Park Concept. Among the many contest arenas, Lars has built parks for the Burton European Open, several photo shoots and he works’ as a ski resort consultant. In addition to his present work, Lars is also the author of a new park construction manual which will be distributed to the participants. PROGRAM OVERVIEW April 8th- Arrival day April 9th & 10th – Clinic days (see below for details) April 10th – departure Clinic day 1: Theoretical Session: The park concept – history Customers’ needs and requests. Park Elements: Short Introduction Location of the park – considerations and consequences How to build fun boxes and jumps Practical Session at Gentlemens Park in Val Senales: Building an element with Cat Marking and securing of element Inspection of the park area Clinic day 2: Theoretical Session: Setting up rails Safety and responsibility Daily maintenance Group assignment Registration form/attendee details must be sent by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org within April 1st 2011.