Snowboard Big Air Preview
The Shred Show presents Snowboard Big Air this Saturday, April 20. This World Snowboard Tour event is a marquee event on the tour and is always the talk of the festival leading up to the weekend.
30 Athletes have been invited to this year's competition representing the nations of Canada, USA, Norway, Sweden, and Switzerland. Beginning at 7:30 PM competitors will have to make their way through three elimination rounds until an eventual champion is crowned. During the final round, only 3 contestants will remain at which time they will have one last run to stake their claim for the win. Payouts will be awarded to the final three contestants in the following order: 1st Place $15,000, 2nd Place $6,000, 3rd Place $4,000.
Hip Hop group Swollen Members will also be playing a FREE concert during the Big Air contest. Watch these amazing athletes fly through the air to the soundtrack of one of Canada's most beloved Hip Hop duos.
Snowboard Big Air will take place at the base of Whistler Mountain also known as Skiers Plaza. The contest takes place from 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM however if you want to get there early competitors will be practicing as early as 6:30 PM. This event is one of the largest attractions of the festival so make sure to get there early if you want to secure yourself a prime spot.
For more information on this year's contest including a look at the contest roster head on over to the WSSF website.
Looking for WSSF accommodations?
Choose from our three condominium-style hotels, located in Whistler's Creekside Village. All of our wonderful hotels are just a stones throw away from the Creekside Gondola which provides direct access to Whistler Mountain.
Contact us for more information and reservations.