The 2008 British Snow Tour Championships and Schools Programme will be in full swing next weekend as the UK tour makes a stop in Chatham from 12-13th July for the Animal Slopestyle Championships and Big Air Jam. The schools tour will also continue its quest to educate the kids in the ways of the UK shredder by visiting two Chatham schools on 10th & 11th July and giving away 200 FREE beginner lessons.
Over 100 of the UK’s top freestylers including local ripper Cody Heirons will be destroying the slopestyle course over the weekend which will be made up of: a 42ft long, 5ft high rollercoaster rail, a massive flat down kink rail shipped in from a US snowpark, a brand new C box, a variety of kickers and a huge 60ft battleship box.
Demo sponsors (K2, Ride, DC Snowboards and LINE) will be laying on their full range of hardware kit to test drive on Saturday evening and for anyone wanting to make a night, weekend or summer holiday of it, Chatham Ski & Snowboard Centre are offering competitors and spectators the chance to pitch up and camp onsite for only £5 per night.Animal Slopestyle Championship Schedule:
Saturday 12th July, Chatham Ski & Snowboard Centre
9am – 6pm: Animal Slopestyle Championships and Big Air Jam (snowboard)
12noon – 4pm: FREE Snowboard lessons with the Animal Snowboard Academy
5pm – 8pm: FREE demo testing, courtesy of K2, Ride, DC Snowboards and LINE and K2 Ski’s
Sunday 13th July, Chatham Ski & Snowboard Centre
9am – 6pm: Animal Slopestyle Championships and Big Air Jam (freeski)
12noon – 4pm: FREE Ski lessons with the Animal Ski Academy
The competition is based on open entry for all abilities and offers competitors the chance to gain prestigious TTR World ranking points. To book your spot to compete or to take part in one of the FREE beginner lessons up for grabs go to the event website.
As part of a nationwide tour taking in Halifax, Kent, Norfolk, Leeds, Milton Keynes and last but not least…. Glasgow, the British Snow Tour looks forward to discovering fresh talent, crowning new British Champions and inspiring future ones throughout the Championship events and Schools Tour Programme.