World Rookie Tour Season Recap – 2016 season was the largest edition ever!

Black Yeti is almost ready to announce 2017 World Rookie Tour but before that, he would love to share with all the WRT fans some stats. From the first event in 2005, World Rookie Tour has grown faster than any other youth event and hundreds of young riders joined it. Today, the World Rookie Tour is one of the greatest sport events dedicated to young snowboarders and their families, with more than 1079 riders participating, from 35 different Nations.

The 2016 season of the World Rookie Tour was the largest edition ever and there are evidences that prove it. For example, Mottolino Snowpark in Livigno welcomed the largest youth snowboard competition ever organized in the history of freestyle snowboard, with 155 registered riders!

Based on figures:

World Rookie Tour – Riders 2005/06: 71
World Rookie Tour – Riders 2015/16: 1079

World Rookie Tour – Events 2005/06: 2
World Rookie Tour – Events 2015/16: 10

World Rookie Tour – Nations 2005/06: 12
World Rookie Tour – Nations 2015/16: 35


More than competitions, the World Rookie Tour events are life experience, where freestyle slopestyle events combined with lifestyle activities, workshops and social moments. Enjoy in the 13 minutes TV show some highlights and behind the scene from some of the most famous event in the tour.

Watch the first half of the 2015.16 World Rookie Tour TV Show, 13 minutes about three of the main events in Corvatsch, Livigno and Monte Bondone, here:


All the photos about 2015.16 World Rookie Tour are online at the following link:

Everybody knows it, every kid loves it, every champion was here! So get ready to know all the news events of the next season. The countdown for the 2017 World Rookie Tour is almost ready to start!


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