For all snowboard enthusiasts, expert or beginner, mark December 18th, 2011, on your calendars, because WORLD SNOWBOARD DAY is back!
The 6th edition promises to be most excellent, with more events and more countries than ever before rallied around this international snowboard festival open to everyone!
In 2010, World Snowboard Day counted 160 events in 38 countries with more than 25 000 participants.
For 2011, we’ve brewed up an unbelievable program: free lessons for newcomers, contests, demos, equipment tests, parties, and fantastic music!! All across the planet, federations, ski areas, clubs, shops, pro riders, associations and brands look forward to sharing with you their passion for snowboarding and sliding on snow.
For the international snowboard community World Snowboard Day provides the opportunity to promote the sport and its unique culture by allowing the general public, for free, to try out and to discover the joy of snowboarding. Save the date now so that you won’t miss the coolest and most amazing event to kick-off the winter season!
Created in 2006 by EuroSIMA and the WSF, this event was conceived by snowboarders for snowboarders. Since 2010 the Outdoor Sports Valley association (OSV) has become an event partner, with SnowSports Industries America (SIA) in North America and CorePower Asia in Asia as regional partners. All of these partnerships provide increased visibility and a broader worldwide presence for World Snowboard Day.
Founded in 1999, EuroSIMA is the European Boardsports Industry Manufacturers Association (surf, snowboard, skate …). Its role is to federate, defend, educate, promote and develop boardsports and sliding sports in Europe through a wide range of services and competencies (innovation and R&D, training and employment, sustainable development and economic resources). + www.eurosima.com
ABOUT THE WSF [WORLD SNOWBOARD FEDERATION]
The WSF or World Snowboard Federation was created in 2002 by delegates in the snowboard community from 14 countries. The WSF is the only international non-profit organization exclusively working to promote and to develop snowboarding: competitions, instruction, and adaptive education for the disabled. + www.worldsnowboardfederation.org
ABOUT OUTDOOR SPORTS VALLEY
The Outdoor Sports Valley association, created in 2010, aims to federate, to represent and to contribute to the development of the outdoor sports industry. Based in Annecy, France, in the heart of one of planet’s most unique playgrounds, OSV spans the Alps from Grenoble to Innsbruck, and encompasses the headquarters of most outdoor industry companies. + www.outdoorsportsvalley.org
ABOUT SIA [SNOWSPORTS INDUSTRIES AMERICA]
Since 1954 SIA (SnowSports Industries America) has been the referral organization that federates the snow sports industry in the United States. The association’s goal is to contribute to the development of the industry and the practice of snow sports. Supporting WSD was a natural choice. + www.snowsports.org
ABOUT CORE POWER ASIA
Wang Lei has been a Chinese professional snowboarder since 2004. He created a Marketing- Communication agency, “Core Power Asia”, and decided to support WSD. This agency is specialized in action sports, lifestyle, tourism, leisure, fashion and event organizing. + www.corepowerasia.com
Tel: +33 (0)4 50 67 53 91
Photos & videos for a sneak preview of the event: HERE