The 2010/2011 season of the Swatch TTR World Snowboard Tour is going to begin with the 5Star Billabong Ante Up big air event on June 26th, 2010 in Whistler, Canada.The 5Star event offers a $50,000 prize purse and 850 Swatch TTR points. Plus, the first place snowboarder at the Ante Up will be automatically invited to the legendary 6Star Billabong Air & Style Innsbruck.Although the event is only one day of competition, the organizers have built in a five-day holding period to ensure the riders have optimal weather conditions.Included among the 40 invited riders at the Ante Up will be Seb Toutant, Marko Grilc, Torstein Horgmo, Scotty Lago, Chas Guldemond, and Charles Reid.Many riders attending the 2010 Ante Up, especially those like Chas Guldemond, Mark McMorris, Marko Grilc, Gjermund Braaten and others, who finished in the 09/10 TTR Top 25 will have the opportunity to set themselves up nicely in the 10/11 points race.For full event results, news, videos and updates keep your eyes glued to the http://www.ttrworldtour.com website.
TTR wraps up all of last weeks action at the O'Neill Evolution snowboarding event in Davos, Switzerland. Focusing on the competition between Marko Grilc and Peetu Piiroinen for the World Snowboarding Tours number one spot. With his eyes firmly set on two consecutive world titles, Peetu Piiroinen goes head to head with strong performances in both formats, proving once again that he is a force to be reckoned with. Who will win the Swatch TTR World Snowboard Tour? Stay tuned!
Highlights of the slopestyle snowboarding action that went down this weekend at the 2010 Men's Slopestyle Finals at the 5Star TTR O'Neill Evolution in Davos, Switzerland. This video includes top 3 winning runs from Marko Grilc , Ville Paumola and Peetu Piiroinen. 3rd place being enough to push Peetu to the top of the Swatch TTR World Snowboard Tour Rankings! Can he hold on to his lead?