The countdown is on! On December 8th the world's best snowboarders meet up at the famous Bird's Nest Olympic Stadium in Beijing to show breathtaking snowboard action to the audience. And the dragon of wood and steel grows. In detail: The start height is 50 meters above level, the slope inrun is 42° steep and the leap is about 30 meters. The goal for the 24 riders: Overcoming this monsterous ramp to take the crown.