NIKITA CHICKITA SWISS TOUR "A girls only freestyle tour" Winter 09-10
Welcome to NIKITA CHICKITA SWISS TOUR : a girls only freestyle tour in Switzerland
This winter the Swiss world of freestyle favours the girls. The women snowboarders and skiers will have the opportunity to show what they are able to do during the first edition of the NIKITA CHICKITA SWISS TOUR. The snowparks of five Swiss resorts will be at the disposal of the best women riders of the moment.
Afters years in the background women’s freestyle finally asserts itself in Switzerland. Winter 2009-2010 will be marked by the event of NIKITA CHICKITA SWISS TOUR. Five slopestyles, one rail contest and photoshoots are planned this season. The NCST 09-10 will start in December and finishes in March. The first qualifying set will be held on January 16 in Villars (VD). The NCST 09-10 will then go the German part of Switzerland on February 6 to Hoch Ybrig (SZ) and on February 20 to Adelboden (BE). It will come back to the French part on March 6 to Crans-Montana (VS). The big final will be held in Thyon (VS) on March 20.
Prize money of CHF 5000.- is at stake.
The three best female snowboarders and skiers of each qualifying set will receive their ticket for the final to be held at Central Park in Thyon on March 20. They will challenge about 15 women riders invited in order to earn the prize money of CHF 5000..- foreseen for the podium of the NCST 09-10. An invitation to the edition 2010 of the NIKITA CHICKITA EUROPE at Serfaus in Austria on April 10 will also be offered to the best woman snowboarder.
"Opening Session" and Montreux Jib Festival also programmed.
Together with the 4 qualifying sets and the final other events are planned. The first will be held in December in Les Diablerets (VD). A big OPENING SESSION will be held on December 12 in the Chalet of the Bodukan. Rails will be put in front of the Chalet and it will be possible to have refreshments and a bed for the night there. Later in the season a second "Extra contest" is programmed in Montreux (VD). On January 22 the association Orgiride convoques the girls for the first performance of the MONTREUX JIB FESTIVAL.