2012 Mall Sport South America Rookie Fest in Valle Nevado postponed

Due to heavy storms, the third edition of the Mall Sport South America Rookie Fest in Valle Nevado, Chile, has been postponed and it will take place from the 23rd to 26th of August 2012.

The world’s best Rookies, alongside future South American talents, will meet in Valle Nevado to participate to the 2012 Mall Sport South America Rookie Fest which consists of a 2Star TTR Slopestyle Contest and a four days program of backcountry, surfing trip, filming and photo sessions with some Pros. As for the provious edition, this is one of the most exclusive snowboard event on the World Rookie Tour.

Some of the best young riders from Europe, North America, Argentina, Brazil and Chile, along with international media and magazines, are awaited in Chile for the second stop of the World Rookie Tour 2012 in the Southern Hemisphere. The event is reserved to rookies (born in 1995, 96 and 97) and groms (born in 1998 and later), male and female. All stops of the WRT will generate valuable results for the Swatch TTR World Ranking and the Rookie Rankings.

New Program

Thursday, August the 23th: Registration and Bib Collection at Valle Nevado Ski Resort

Friday, August the 24th: Practice on slopestyle course

Saturday, August the 25th: Powder day backcountry shooting

Sunday, August the 26th: Rookie Slopestyle Fest Event

On 24 to 25 August, the Freeride program is intended for the rookies and pros invited by Transworld Mag, the two best South American slopestyle riders and to all ANDeN’s crew. It will include a Powder Kicker Session, photo shooting and Freeride session with Transworld snowboarding.

The winner of the 2013 4Star World Rookie Finals will get the chance to win the title of “World Rookie Champion 2013”, which will be happen in Ischgl, Austria. This award is reserved for the top riders from previous Rookie Fests, including, in addition to riders from National Snowboard Association and the top 20 riders of the World Rookie Rank.

To register send an e-mail to: afernandez@vallenevado.com or javisantander@gmail.com
For information and prices in Valle Nevado: reservas@vallenevado.com, mperalta@vallenevado.com or directelly by official resort website www.vallenevado.com