Baqueira – Beret, Val d’Aran, Spanish Pyrenees – hosts for the second year in a row one of the stopovers of the “Banked Slalom Tour” of the World Snowboard Federation (WSF) organized by the snowboarding and splitboarding company “Landing Snowboard”.
The Banked Slalom is a riding modality that allows to reconnect with the roots of the snowboard: surf & skateboard, which will take place on Saturday, March 21st at the ski resort Baqueira-Beret
In its first edition in 2019, the contest brought together more than 140 participants of all ages in a journey full of adrenaline, fun and fellowship. The weather and the conditions of the slopes led to an optimal day at the snowboard contest, where both young people and adults from France, Andorra, and Spain enjoyed a perfect contest.
The Banked Slalom will be built in the snowpark “Era Marmota” A circuit that once again is in charge of the team of the Stadium of Baqueira – Beret, under the leadership of Quique Quintero and in collaboration with Oriol Rosell. Both have large experience in construction, and both stand out for their quality and innovation and are recognized in the Pyrenees and abroad. The participants in the contest will find a technical and very fun circuit raised for the enjoyment of all ages and levels.
The registration can be done online for 200 participants on the Landing Snowboard website, and costs €15. The prizes for the winners are valued at more than € 10,000 in sports equipment, in addition, the ski resort will be offering a special discount of 40% on the price of their ski passes for all participants.
When and Where?
Baqueira – Beret. Era Marmota Snowpark (Beret). It can be reached using the Fernández-Ochoa cable car, Dera Reina chairlift or TSD Jesús Serra chairlift.
Saturday 21st March 2020
- 08 am – 09:30 am : Pick up competition bibs
- 9 am – 10:30 am: Training and practise
- 11 am – 15 pm: Competition
- 16 pm: Prizegiving
- 23 pm: After Snow Party in Baqueira.
Friday 20th March 2020
On Friday at 7 pm, there is a Landing Snowboard Banked Slalom Presentation in Quicksilver, Vielha. We recommend you go to this fun pregame to the actual event but do not worry if you cannot attend, in order to be able to take part in the competition, you only need to have registered online and picked up your competition bib on Saturday in the times outlined above.
Snowboard open: all ages. Categories are as follows divided into men and women:
- Groms – 12 years or less (2007)
- Rookies – 13 – 18 years (01 – 06)
- Seniors – 19 – 39 years (80 – 00)
- Legends – 40 years and over (1979)
Each competitor will get 2 runs, you will classify with your fastest run.
New this year: the Team Challenge!
Make your team of 3 people and make yourselves the best team of them all! In the team challenge, the fastest time of each member will be added together to get an overall score. The winning team is the one with the lowest time. It is necessary that all competitors finish their runs.
Prizes and Classifications
There are more than 10.000€ worth prizes including equipment from Salomon snowboards, Quicksilver and a special prize from Pannini for the best team.
Each competitor will get two runs. You will classify with your fastest run.
Sign up for the second edition of the Landing Snowboard Banked Slalom!