31/08/2011 | by Tom Copsey
The third episode of the Wintergalactic Snowpark Opening on Stubai Glacier in Austria, Tyrol, is coming closer at top speed. From October 21st until 23rd, the MOREBOARDS Stubai Premiere 2011 is going to hit Stubai Valley with supernatural highlights while the MOREBOARDS Stubai Zoo will open the doors for the next winter season 2011/12 with a bang.
Winter is coming closer at top speed! After this crazy summer, everybody is looking forward to the next winter season. The MOREBOARDS Stubai Zoo on Stubai Glacier, Austria’s greatest Glacier ski resort in close distance from Innsbruck in Tyrol, is getting ready for another great season start. Just in time for the Opening, the snowpark will show off in perfect shape and score with its absolute snow safety and sunfacing position on 3.000 metres above sea level.
Beside the enlargement of the snowpark area on both sides of the lift, the park is going to boast with a brand-new park base, innovative obstacle variations and an extra easy jib line. All riders and party people can look forward to an explosive mix of sessions and contests with friends and pros in the park during the weekend from October 21st until 23rd. As every year, the snowpark will be open all days.
With the Volcom Stubai Snake Pit the absolute highlight event of the weekend is going down on Saturday at the Zoo. It will be another extraordinary Volcom contest, where the international jib elite battles against local riders for fame and glory and a great prize purse, of course. The ingredients of the highlight show after Volcom manner consist of a funny and creative set-up, some of the best international riders, the dashing Volcom crew, hard tricks and a great bunch of “bonkerism” attitude.
Furthermore, the Brandsaloon at the Eisgrat will be the stage of more than 30 hardware brands to showcase their latest product of the upcoming winter season 2011/2012, offering a huge variety of free product testing opportunities. The Wax Wreckaz DJ team will be filling the entire Brandsaloon area with great sound out of the Zimtstern Lounge. The DC Jib Garden is going to be the perfect place for some extraordinary jib action right at the Eisgrat. All shredders can finally join in the DC Jib Garden Battle on Sunday to show off their jibbing skills and rake in great prizes from DC.
No MOREBOARDS Stubai Premiere without the Skullcandy Trick Sessions. The trick sessions on Friday and Saturday are open to everyone and the best tricks will be rewarded with headphones and loads of cash.
After the successful first edition of Elias & Friends in 2010, the professional rider from Germany is going to present his new project Nitro presents Elooa. All those, who are looking for a different snowboard experience with the exceptional talent Elias Elhardt, should check in at the Elooa Camp booth in the Brandsaloon until Saturday to apply for the camp attendance.
The MBM & Quiksilver Keep Snowboarding on Saturday morning will be under the sign of style. It is required to bone and tweak and all those, who are spinning more than a 540, will be disqualified. The beststyles earn goodies from Quiksilver and coverage in the “tips and tricks” section of the Snowboarder MBM Magazine.
All ambitious and advanced girls can apply for the Roxy Girls Camp and ride the Zoo together with the Roxy team riders one day during the Opening. The coaching is free of charge and the number of participants is limited. All infos and sign-in on www.roxysnowdays.com.
On Sunday Morning the Billabong Wheel of Fate Contest will go down in the park for all motivated snowboard groms under the age of 16. The wheel of fortune determines the next run and obstacle. The best unsponsored shred kids will be rewarded with Billabong clothing sponsorships. The attendance is free. All infos and sign-in on www.stubai-zoo.com.
Alex Schiller and the Isenseven crew are calling up for the Nike 6.0 Video Contest again. All filmers who would like to film and edit with the pros, should apply now on www.stubai-zoo.com and rake in some goodies from Nike 6.0.
After a perfect day on the mountain, there is still enough time to party hard. Two nights and four locations with several floors guarantee a great party experience in Neustift. The Forum Warm-Up Party with the video release of the new production Vacation is going to be the perfect kick-off on Friday Night. Local DJ Badspin from Innsbruck and the infamous Drunken Masters will be heating up the Dorf Pub. At the same time, Hasch a Fiyah Soundmachine and the Invasion Soundsystem fire out one reggae dance hymne after the other at Club Scala on the opposite side of the road for the Reggae Dance.
The premiere of the Rome The Shred Remains Party will go down on Saturday Night at the Dorf Pub, where the Get Addicted DJ-Team and Damned Dan and Co play Indietronic, RemixRock, Punk, HC Classics and lots of Rock ‘n’ Roll.
Meanwhile, the Freizeitzentrum Neustift will be hosting the big Skullcandy Opening Party with HipHop, Mash-Up and Electro. The poolarea requires bikini and boardshorts and brings up wet pleasures with electronical sounds of the Etepetete Girls from Vienna, before London DJ A-Skillz takes over the pool. The Main Floor will be dominated by DJ Powerfun, Bleibtreuboy and crew. The Team Rhythmusgymnastik stands for energetic Hip Hop, Funk and hard Rave until the early morning.
Stubai Tourism offers budget packages for all those, who come to Stubaital by car. From 102 EUROS on, you will get accomodation, breakfast, lift ticket, party ticket and a MOREBOARDS bandana on top.
For all youngsters from 16 years, the tour operator Ruf Jugendreisen offers a special package for 249 EUROS including coach ride from and to different locations in Germany, two nights of accomodation, breakfast, lifttickets and party ticket. More Info on www.ruf.de/winter.
All information and updates about the MOREBOARDS Stubai Premiere and the packages on www.stubai-zoo.com. Ride the zoo! Ride it green!