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Summer Rookie Fest 2009 In Italy


The Yeti of snowboard is spending the summer on the Schnalstal Glacier, Italy. From 27th June to 3th July 2009, rookies from all over Europe are meeting for the first summer edition of the Rookie Fest. The programme includes a slope style 1Star TTR valid for the World Rookie Tour, as well as many other activities. Among them, freestyle camps with international pro riders, barbeque, skate contests, and a Red Bull Party which is going to be unforgettable. The Summer Rookie Fest is reserved to riders born from1991 and up.As in the winter editions, the Summer Rookie Fest is not just a contest, but a unique opportunity to meet and hang with rookies from all over Europe, riders from Nike6.0 team, and some of the toughest youngsters in the world. Also the reigning World Rookie Champion is going to be there, the Finnish Roope Tonteri. He was in Schnastal just a few weeks ago, for his first professional photo&video shooting with Pirate MovieProductions.The Gentlemens Nitro Snowpark in Schnastal is one of the best summer snowparks in the Alps, with a lot of obstacles from easy line to pro line. The tourist facility providing accommodation is the beautiful Apparthotel Kurtz*** with half board. The hotel is just 200 mt away from the cableway of Schnalstal. The hotel has every comfort: a swimming pool, gym, wellness centre, basket and tennis courts, a five-a-side football pitch, and a skatepark where the Rookie Skate Contests will take place.For the rookies who wish to train and learn new tricks, the Summer Rookie Fest offers the possibility to take part in an Advanced Freestyle Camp. Among the coaches who will be there, we would like to mention the international Pros Filippo Kratter who has been engaged in international video productions for some years now, formerly with Mack Dawg and now with Movie Pirate.It is now possible to take part in the Summer Rookie Fest with the following packages:Package A “contest”: 27th june – 1st july for