The 2015 Völkl World Rookie Finals are on

The time has come and the most renowned youth snowboard event of the year finally kicked-off. The Black Yeti warmly welcomed the most promising snowboarders under the age of 18 from all over the world to Ischgl, Austria, for the 2015 Völkl World Rookie Finals.

photo by Gustav Ohlsson

In the upcoming qualification days, the young shredheads will battle for their spots in the big super finals scheduled for Saturday 11th of April, where the very best riders will then fight for the title of the 2015 World Rookie Champion. The champions will be awarded with stunning prizes such as a wild card to the Air & Style, a film shooting with the Pirate Movie Production, a photo shooting in Corvatsch, a freeride trip to Chile and much more.

photo by Gustav Ohlsson

Besides the competitions, the young snowboarders have exciting days ahead of them, filled with a lively program full of entertaining side activities. The World Rookie Tour organizers are stoked to host the 10th edition of the World Rookie Finals and promise a week full of snowboarding and fun for the next generation of snowboard pros.

photo by Gustav Ohlsson

A big thanks goes out to all the 2015 Völkl World Rookie Finals sponsors: Völkl, SP Gadgets, RedBull, Glorify and Ischgl.

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If you dream to become a professional snowboarder your future starts at the World Rookie Tour!

photo by Gustav Ohlsson

ABOUT WORLD SNOWBOARD FEDERATION. The World Snowboard Federation (WSF) is the international organization exclusively working to develop the sport of snowboarding at all levels. Program areas include: competitions, Para-Snowboard, judge and shapers, education and certification, and snowboard activities for riders of every age. The WSF represents a network of National Snowboard Associations (NSAs) who work together at a worldwide level to promote the development of snowboarding. NSA members can find a source of inspiration and support from the WSF for the activities they are conducting within their nation and by working towards the same goal: progression of snowboarding from the ground up. The WSF collaborates with the TTR Pro Snowboarding, the owner and operator of the TTR World Snowboard Tour and the TTR World Ranking System. Through this collaboration and coordination of events at the TTR World Snowboard Tour, The WSF and the TTR want to create an environment that fosters the development of competitive snowboarding. In February 2012, the WSF and the TTR hosted the inaugural World Snowboarding Championships in Oslo, Norway, an elite level event to be held every four years in alternating cities around the world. Official website:

About TTR Pro Snowboarding and the World Snowboard Tour. TTR Pro Snowboarding strives to promote competitive snowboarding in representing the interests of a professional network of events, athletes, national sport associations and industry partners. A Non-Profit organization, TTR Pro Snowboarding owns the World Snowboard Tour, the World Championships of Snowboarding in partnership with the WSF, and the global ranking system – the World Snowboarding Points Lists (WSPLs). Through TTR’s four-tiered tour structure, it encourages, develops and supports rider progression from rookies to world-class athletes, where the Elite level, WST Pro Series events are the ultimate pinnacle of snowboarding.