The premier freestyle destination in Europe, LAAX, is hosting the European season highlight of the freeski scene from 17th to 21st March 2009. For the fourth time the world’s best freeskiers will crown their Champions at the Orage European Freeski Open by Swatch on the Crap Sogn Gion mountain. Featuring slopestyle and halfpipe competitions the European Open will give local and amateur riders the chance to compete with some of the best pros in the sport over a przie purse of US$ 50'000.

Invited riders:

Rosalind Groenewoud, CAN Anaïs Caradeux, FRA Emma Lonsdale, GBR Christina Huber, GER Eveline Bhend, SUI Virginie Faivre, SUI Mirjam Jäger, SUI Nina Michel, SUI Sofie Windstedt, SWE Claudia Bouvier, USA Jessica Cumming, USA Jennifer Hudak, USA Kristi Leskinen, USA Kaya Turski, USA

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