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Laax Is Ready For The Burton European Open 2007


Only 10 more days before the Burton European Open 2007 kicks off. Top riders from around the globe get ready to gather in freestyle Eldorado Laax, Switzerland from January 20-27, 2007.The Burton European Open is part of the Burton Global Open Series presented by Motorola which unites 5 events around the world where riders have the chance to earn a prize-money of US$ 100.000 for the womens and mens champion title. The BEO is also proud to be a SIX(6)Star TTR Event (Ticket To Ride World Tour). At the BEO riders will battle for important points for their TTR Ranking in Slopestyle and Halfpipe & 125.000 US$ prize-money.Early December the online registration closed where more riders then there are spots available tried to get a riding spot for the Burton European Open. A random draw was done to create the start lists.Invited top riders include current Olympic Gold Medalist Shaun White and the first Olympic Gold Champion 1998 Gian Simmen, last years TTR World Champion Mathieu Crepel and Finlands Antti Autti who won the HP at the TTR Event in Davos last weekend and is currently leading in the TTR Ranking. Travis Rice, winner of the Air & Style 2006 as well as German David Benedek who made history at the A&S stomping the first cork 1260 during a contest, will make appearances.Womens snowboarding at its best can also be expected with Canadian Natasza Zurek, Women TTR World Champion 2005/2006 and currently 2nd on the Womens TTR Tour Cheryl Maas from the Netherlands, German Silvia MittermEller, Swiss Anne-Flore Marxer, Australian Torah Bright, UKs Jenny Jones and US ripper Hana Beaman. all who cant be in Laax personally, LAT34 offers a live-cyberbasting from the Burton European Open 2007 on Saturday, Jan. 27th – Halfpipe Finals at 12h00 am – 2h15 pm Local Swiss Time (3h00 – 5h15 am PT/6h00 – 8h15 am ET). Check in on .The HP finals will be also broadcasted live on TV, go on to find updates soon.