The Black Yeti travelled all around the world in the last 8 months: from New Zealand to Italy, from Bulgaria to Scandinavia, from the Alps to Japan to North America. Rookies from more than 30 countries battled to conquer their spot to the most exclusive youth snowboard event on planet Earth: the World Rookie Finals, at Kitzsteinhorn – Zell am See-Kaprun, Austria.
Only the most promising riders will join this legendary event, which award in the latest 12 years the annual World Rookie Champion titles and incredible prizes: wildcard to World Class Events, filming session with Pirate Movie Production, invitation to Rookie Fest Shooting, Trip to Chile and many tickets to next season Rookie Fest events. Roope Tonteri, Sven Thorgren, Christian Haller, Gjermund Braaten or Reira Iwabuchi are only some of the previous winner: who will be the next snowboard star to be crowned in Austria?
Riders from all over the world will come for a unique sports and lifestyle event in a great international scenario. The program of 2017 World Rookie Finals will include World Snowboard Tour Slopestyleand Half Pipe contest and many lifestyle activities: social dinner every day, workshops with Viva con Aqua, a first aid clinic the final party and much more you will not miss for any reason.
If you are a snowboard fan or if your dream is to start a professional snowboard carrier, then Kitzsteinhorn, Zell am See-Kaprun, Austria, is the place to be from April the 10 th to April the 15 th.
QUALIFYNG CRITERIA TO THE WORLD ROOKIE FINALS AND QUALIFIED RIDERS AVAILABLE HERE
Everybody knows it, every kid loves it, and every champion was here! The 2018 World Rookie Tour, along with locations and formats, is as follows:
2017.18 World Rookie Tour – Calendar NZ Rookie Fest. Cardrona, New Zealand. October 05-08, 2017. Halfpipe and Slopestyle DONE World Rookie Rail Jam. Modena, Italy. October 26-28, 2017. Urban Rail Jam DONE Corvatsch Rookie Fest. Corvatsch, Swiss. December 13-17, 2017. Slopestyle DONE Deejay Xmasters World Rookie Fest. Livigno, Italy. January 20-25, 2018. Slopestyle DONE Bulgarian Rookie Fest. Pamporovo-Mechi Cal, Bulgaria. January 26-28, 2018. Halfpipe and Slopestyle CANCELLED USASA Grom Fest. Keystone, USA. February 10, 2018. Slopestyle DONE Pila Rookie Fest by DEEJAY Xmasters. Valle d’Aosta, Italy. February 22 -25, 2018. Slopestyle DONE USASA Grom Fest. Breckenridge, USA. February 25, 2018. Halfpipe DONE Indy Park Rookie Fest. Nekoma, Japan. March 03-04, 2018. Slopestyle DONE Oslo Rookie Fest. Oslo, Norway. CANCELLED Mammoth Rev Tour Rookie Fest. Mammoth Mountain, California. March 15-16, 2018. Halfpipe and Slopestyle DONE World Rookie Finals. Kitzsteinhorn, Zell am See-Kaprun, Austria. April 10-15, 2018. Halfpipe and Slopestyle DONE