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Freeride World Tour

Competitive sport

It’s On! The Best Riders on the Best Mountains in the Ultimate Freeride Competition.The 2013-14 FWT will take place at the same six stops as the previous season !

Each stop has a five to eight day weather window designed to provide optimal competition conditions:
1. Swatch Freeride World Tour, Courmayeur 2014
Dates: 16-23 January, 2014 Location: Courmayeur Mont-Blanc (ITA)
2. Swatch Freeride World Tour, Chamonix 2014 Dates: 23-30 January, 2014 Location:Chamonix Mont-Blanc (FRA)
3. Swatch Freeride World Tour, Fieberbrunn 2014 Dates: 31 January - 7 February, 2014 Location: Fieberbrunn Kitzbüheler Alpen (AUT)
4. Swatch Freeride World Tour, Kirkwood 2014
Dates: 27 February - 6 March Location: Kirkwood (USA)

5. Swatch Freeride World Tour, Revelstoke 2014
Dates: 9-14 March Location: Revelstoke (CAN)
6. Swatch Freeski and Freeride World Championships Verbier 2014
Dates: 21-30 March Location: Verbier (SUI)

Additionally, the tour is thrilled to have the continued support of its title sponsor, Swatch, and presenting partner, The North Face., Carlo Giordanetti, Creative Director at Swatch, said, "Nothing compares with the thrills and excitement of freeride skiing and snowboarding. We’re delighted to be the title sponsor, for the third year running, of this most spectacular freeride event. As a global brand, we help promote worldwide visibility for the sport as the Freeride World Tour jumps from one spectacular venue to the next. We are proud to support these amazing athletes, as they represent Swatch values at their best: dynamism, youth, provocation and the wish to go beyond the limits! They are a real expression of freedom and beauty."

In addition to top tier Freeride World Tour competitions, nearly 50 Freeride World Qualifier (FWQ) events ranging from one to five stars will take place around the world providing opportunities for talent to develop and emerge. The first FWQs will take place in the Southern Hemisphere in New Zealand and Chile. Riders participating in FWQ events throughout the season will earn points, which could potentially advance them to the 2015 FWT.

January 24 - 17:00 :
Opening ceremony place Balmat.

January 25 :
8:15 : Freeride Contest - Flégère ski area
17:00 : Podium - Place Balmat

Location Domaine skiable de la Flégère - Aiguille Pourrie , Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Rates Free of charge

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Further information : Office de Tourisme de Chamonix
Tel : +33(0)4 50 53 00 24
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