Livigno, ITA (Jan. 9th, 2014) – The 9th edition of the WSF World Rookie Fest started it’s week-long show today with the first training session here in Livigno, Italy. 127 rippers up to 18 years old from seventeen nations warmed up today up on Mottolino Snowpark.
A perfectly shaped slopestyle course welcomed the rookies and groms today who tested the two courses consisted in 2 kickers and 1 rail per each and one last blast rail at the end.
During afternoon riders enjoyed the welcome party at the race office in downtown Livigno, looking forward the qualification of the next 2 days.
The WSF World Rookie Tour is organized by the World Snowboard Federation in collaboration with its National Snowboard Associations, and it is made possible by REDBULL, Blue-Tomato and Volkl Snowboards. You can follow the World Rookie Tour on our international media partners Onboard European Snowboard magazine, Cooler and MPora.
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