Isak Ulstein And Emmi Parkkisenniemi Win The Oslo Rookie Rookie Fest 2016!
The sun over the perfectly shaped black line in the Oslo Vinterpark was giving it all – and so did 75 young snowboarders at the Oslo Rookie Fest 2016 from 26th to 28th of February. Enjoy the video of 2016 Oslo Rookie Fest!
The Black Yeti’s first ever slopestyle stop in the Norwegian capital was highly awaited – Norway has been one of the most represented countries in the World Rookie Tour the past few years. During the NATIONAL level World Snowboard Tour contest on past Saturday, Rookies stemming from eight different countries proved their Black Yeti skills showcasing massive tricks. Norwegian rider Isak Ulstein left the greatest impression on slopestyle course. Best girl became Rookie Emmi Parkkisenniemi from Finland. Isak and Emmi brought home full-paid tickets for the pinnacle event of the World Rookie Tour – the 2016 Volkl World Rookie Finals in Ischgl, April 2016, snowboards from Sims and Never Summer and of course the famous Black Yeti trophies. Parallel to the Oslo Rookie Fest, the X Games Oslo were going down in the World Winter Capital. After practice and competition, the Rookies watched the best riders of the world competing in the X Games Oslo Finals in Halfpipe and Big Air.
Several athletes of the X Games Oslo have previously competed in the World Rookie Tour, which is providing the unique chance to help the next generation of pro snowboarders to experience their first dives into international contests and develop their competition skills. Besides exercising and watching high level riding, the Rookies enjoyed a snowskate session with the local Asker Snowboard and Freestyle Club pushing the Rookies skateskills on snow.
If you dream to become a professional snowboarder,
then your future starts from Rookie Fest!
2015.16 World Rookie Tour – Calendar
South America Rookie Fest (SS) . Valle Nevado, Chile 21.23 August 2015 – DONE
Corvatsch Rookie Fest (SS) . Corvatsch, Swiss . postponed to 17.20 December 2015 – DONE
Iceripper Rookie Fest (HP) . Laax, Swiss 06.09 January 2016 – DONE
World Rookie Fest (SS) . Livigno, Italy 09.14 January 2016 – DONE
Peyragudes Rookie Fest (SS) . Peyragudes, France 21.24 January 2016 – DONE
Transilvania Rookie Fest (SS) . Arena Platos, Romania 05.07 February 2016 – Deleted
Oslo Rookie Fest (SS) . Oslo Vinterpark, Norway 26.28 February 2016 – DONE
Indy Park Rookie Fest (SS) . Nekoma, Japan 27.28 February 2016 – DONE
Trentino Rookie Fest (SS) . Monte Bondone, Italy 02.06 March 2016 – DONE
Bulgarian Rookie Fest (SS + HP) . Pamporovo, Bulgaria 15.17 March 2016 – Deleted
Revolution Rookie Fest (SS + HP) . Seven Springs Resort, USA 15.16 March 2016
Völkl World Rookie Finals (SS) . Ischgl, Austria 05.10 April 2016
World Rookie Shooting . Mottolino Snowpark, Livigno, Italy. 10.13 Aprile 2016 NEW!
ABOUT THE 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: www.worldsnowboardfederation.org.
About TTR Pro Snowboarding & World Snowboard Tour
TTR Pro Snowboarding is a non-profit organization that oversees a professional network of events and athletes. Our objective is to develop and showcase the sport of snowboarding through the World Snowboard Tour, while facilitating a fair and open competition environment that includes innovative judging and ranking systems. We encourage riders to develop from rookies into world-class athletes through a 6 Star level rating system; which will be replaced by a new 4-tiered structure from October 2014. Under the new World Snowboard Tour 2.0, the 4-tiered structure will encompass Elite, International, National, and Regional event levels. Elite events will comprise the WST Pro Series (current working title). The Regional, National, and International levels of the WST 2.0 will make up the WST Qualifying Series (working title).