Italian Snowboard Championships 2009

The Italian Freestyle Champion 2009 will be appointed in Campiglio! Just a few days are missing to the final race of Snowboard Challenge 2009 organized by the Snowboard Italian Federation. Following the slope style 2star TTR in Chiesa Val Malenco, Alleghe and Prato Nevoso, it is now the timing to begin the next step with the final event in Madonna di Campiglio on 1st March 2009. With its 3star for the Swatch TTR World Pro Tour and 10.000 Euro as prize in money and material, this final race of the Snowboard Challenge will appoint the Italian Freestyle 2009 Champion.

In the first events of Snowboard Challenge a lot of national and international riders fight together and now it is the right time to close this exciting tour. The last event will be hold in the Ursus Snowpark in Madonna di Campiglio, one of the best Italian parks and reference point for the national territory.

The best 8 men, 4 rookie and 2 women of the ranking created in the previous stages already conquered the direct access to the finals in Madonna di Campiglio, while other places will be assigned through the qualifying open on Sunday 1st march, at the Ursus Snowpark in Campiglio.

As for the previous stages, the subscription of the final race is free of charge and it is open to all the Italian athlete holding the membership card FSI competitor, including some gadgets and discounted skipass, and also the chance to take part in the drawing of prizes among all the partecipants.

Pre qualified riders for the final race in Campiglio
– Women: Alicia Bonnaud, Moira Barsottelli
– Rookie (Under 18): Nicola Dioli, Mauro Bisol, Lukas Valentini, Alessandro Mazzotti
– Men: Sebastian Bazzicchi, Massimo Cavalli, Raffaele Antonelli, Filippo Volponi, Mattia Riva, Enrico Cavada, Simon Gruber, Mattia Pellegrino.

From qualifications on sunday 1st march 2009 other 2 women, 4 rookies and 8 men will enter the finals.

Event Info
Name: Snowboard Challenge Finals
format: Slope Style
level: 3 star Swatch TTR
date: sabato 28 febbraio training – domenica 1 marzo qualifiche e finali
Time schedule: 10.30am qualifications, 12.30 am finals
Prize money: 10.000€ in denaro e materiali

For all information on Snowboard Challenge you can read the website or write to the FSI Office (

Ufficio Stampa Snowboard Challenge
phone. 0458012816 – 0459613927 Mobile. 328-2134183 mail