Protest World Rookie Finals are On Fire

Ischgl welcomed the Protest World Rookie Finals 2010 with a sunny day and a massive snowpark consisting of 3 table tops with multiple jumps up to 18m, one hip and 2 jibbing area. Already during tuesday training the riders showed their skills with cab9 and corks7 and a great show is expected in the upcoming qualification and finals day of the event.

Roope Tonteri from Finlland, actually n°8 on the TTR Rank, will defend his World Rookie Champion 2009 title while Sven Thorgren his grom title 2009. All the partecipants will challenge in order to conquer amazing prizes: a filming shooting with Pirate Movie Production, freeride trips to Chile with RedBull Pros or a ticket to the Air&Style Rookie Challenge. While the most were training, Matthias Weissenbacher from Austria hit a couple of powder lines with follow cam by Mone from Aesthetiker. Immediatly after the event, 4 selected rookies will join an Onboard Europe photo shooting in Italy, untill 15 april.

Qualification will be held on Friday 9 april, finals on Satudary 10 april and the World Rookie Champion 2010 will be announced at Saturday Night Party at Fire&Ice in Ischgl.

The Swatch 4 star “Protest World Rookie Finals 2010” will be presented by n.asa (new austrian snowboard association). The rookies will compete for the WSF World Rookie Champion Title and unbelievable prizes: one invitation to filming sessions with the Pirate Movie Productions, a freeride film trip in Chile with international Red Bull pros, shooting with Onboard European Snowboard Magazine and a wild card for the Air&Style Rookie Challenge 2010 in Innsbruck.

Pictures by Eleonora Raggi

Prizes for Protest World Rookie Final in Ischgl
– For the overall winner of the event:
o the title of WSF World Rookie Champion
o Filming with Pirate Movie Production
o Photoshot with Onboard
o Protest Bicycle
o Freeride Filming Trip to Chile
o Ticket to Air & Style Rookie Challenge 2010 in Innsbruck, Austria.
– For the best girl and the best male grom: a golden ticket to join for free every World Rookie Fest 2010/11 (except Chile)
– 5 ticket to Protest World Rookie Fest in Livigno 2011
– and many other goodies like avalanche tranceivers from Pieps…
– 2 tickets for the RedBull Evolution Snowboard Camp in New Zealand

Official website:
Info: Meinhard Trojer, +43.650.5637424,
Info and media: Marco Sampaoli, +39.340.3285569