Industry Press Release

WORLD SNOWBOARD DAY Video Contest Has Started!


Get Behind Your Video Camera!

Show Us Where Your Favorite Place Is To Ride To Attempt To Win Part Of 3000 $Worth Of Prizes

Capbreton, France (January 12, 2012) — In order to continue to enjoy the magic of World Snowboard Day just a little longer – celebrated on Sunday, December 18th, in 37 countries through 167 events – we have launched a video contest in partnership with Riders Match. Your mission, should you accept, is to SHow us your favorite spot to ride! You can present a video of your home resort, snowpark, favorite kicker or where you like to freeride. Footage is not required to have been filmed during World Snowboard Day, you are allowed to use older footage with better snow conditions if necessary, since image quality will be an important component of the contest.

During the first round, the general public will chose the 5 best videos. Then for the final round, to select the top 3 short movies, we will call upon a jury composed of pro riders :

Mathieu Crepel – Silver medalist at the 2010 European Winter X Games

Elias Elhardt – Best German rider in 2011

Anne-Flore Marxer – 2011 Freeride World Champion

Victor Delerue – Among the Top 3 French competition riders, press appearances

Xavier Delerue – 2010, 2009 & 2008 Freeride World Tour World Champion

This video contest is free and open to everyone who is passionate about snowboarding. The best among you will have the chance to win part of the 3 000$worth of snowboard prizes provided by Rip Curl, Billabong, O’Neill and DC Shoes.

From January 12th to February 6th, 2012, you will be able to upload your videos online, via the dedicated Riders Match web page on

Winners will be announced on February 20th, 2012, once the jury has reviewed each video.  For more information, take a look at the video contest rules here.

Don’t waste a minute! Get behind your camera, get on your snowboards and make us drool!


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