14/02/2011 | by Tom Copsey
The TTR 3star Rip Curl Sista Sessions is about to take off in Mayrhofen, Austria tomorrow!
With two riding formats (slopestyle and rail jam), a 3000 Euro prize purse and 400 TTR ranking points to hand out, the event attracts a foxy crowd of ripping girl! And that’s not even all – in addition to the generous prize money, the best unsponsored girl will win a one year sponsorship with Rip Curl and the “Best Trick” will win a surf holiday with Surf Affinity surf camps in France!
The qualifiers for both the slopestyle and rail jam will take place on Friday, 21st January, with the semis and finals on Saturday, 22nd January 2011. Battling it out will be last year’s event winner Urška Pribošič (SLO) eager to reclaim her title, as well as last year’s 2nd and 3rd place Claire Frost (GBR) and local Zillertal ripper Tini Gruber (AUT). They will have some tight competition from Swiss star rider Elena Könz, German shred machine Conny Bleicher, Polish rock chick Diana Sadlowski, Slovakian rail extraordinaire Basa Stevulova and the up-and-coming rookie from England Aimee Fuller. With this line up and the 40 riders in the qualifiers it’s going to be one hell of an event! In the Slopestyle competition nine of the qualifying riders will compete against the invited riders in the semi finals on Saturday, leading up to a nail biting 10 girl final. But also the newly added Burn Rail Session will provide for some fierce action. The winner of the slopestyle comp will also be invited to the 3Star Swatch TTR Catfight by Battery in Levi, Finland and the 2Star Ladies First Challenge Final in Thyon, Switzerland.
If you think you could stomp your ground in the Vans Penken Park as well, get yourself registered at sistasessions.joketowncrew.de!
If you’re not quite there yet, you can also join the beginners box and kicker jam sessions, with prizes to from Rip Curl, Les Ettes, Sweet Dream, Bataleon and our non-profit charity partner GummiLove. Make sure to join our free beginner lessons on Friday afternoon and Saturday morning with Mayrhofen’s top notch SMT Snowboard School – please sign up for these in advance though.
And of course there will also be a big after party at the Gasthof Zillertal Saturday night with award-winning DJ “Dr Fish” fresh from the UK! Doors open at 21:00 and entry costs a mere 5 Euros.