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I just received an email from Red Bull looking for ladies to step up and conquer the Red Bull Crashed Ice this 2012/2013 season.  They are on the search for fearless female athletes.   Have you heard of Red Bull Crashed Ice?  Check out this video for a crash course!  It is the ultimate in Winter sports and is right up there with crazy things Canadians do with snow and ice:)  I used to think it was crazy!  but after watching it last year it looks like a lot of fun, I just can't skate that well. (that's my excuse anyway).

Women across Canada have braved the monolithic urban ice track since 2010, so we are calling all Betties - are you up to the Challenge?  BettyGoHard would like to sponsor an athlete in the event, so sign up and send us your resume!  Registration is open until September 30th at www.redbullcrashedice.com.
This year’s competition is BIGGER than ever, with two Canadian Final stops! The series will kick off in Niagara Falls, ON on December 1, 2012 against the breathtaking backdrop of one of the world’s largest waterfalls.  Then, the heart-pumping season will come to an epic season finale at the sport’s most iconic stop in the heart of Quebec City, QC on March 16, 2012.
Keen to see more action-packed images and videos? Visit the Red Bull Crashed Ice Newsroom for some great content to get you amped.

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2012 Roxy Snow Pro happening now!

Posted: 09 Feb 2012 10:09 AM PST


The world’s best female snowboarders are flocking to Austria this weekend for the ROXY SNOW PRO. This 5 star TTR slopestyle event is being held under the lights at Nightpark Saalbach Hinterglemm and will feature riding from the girl’s at the top of their field, like Roxy’s own Olympians Torah Bright and Ty Walker. Did you know women’s snowboard slopestyle will be in the next Winter Olympics? With that kind of goal on the horizon I have a feeling we’ll see history made at the Roxy Snow Pro, with women pulling out tricks like 900s, 1080s, and maybe the first double cork in women’s competition. So tune in Friday to Roxylive.com and see olympic hopefuls battle it out for the chance at $25,000!

 

 

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Big White - Double Snowboard Cross Weekend

BC Snowboard Provincial Series

and Western SBX Series

February 11 and 12, 2012

 

Still time to register for this weekend

See Event Notice at www.bcsnowboard.com (Event Notices)

 

Each 2012 Prov Series Event = PRIZE MONEY!!!

Total Series: $15,000 CASH | $7,500 Draw Prizes

Each event: $300=1st | $200=2nd | $100=3rd

Male/Female FIS

 

The Big White Snowboard Cross events have 2 components - FIS for the more competitive athletes earning FIS points, and Open Age Categories: 14 and under | 15 to 18 | 19 and over (male/female).

 

The Open Age Category is run in a Last Chance Qualifier (LCQ) format, which means all athletes get at least 2 runs in the Heat format of Snowboard Cross. It is an excellent format to gain experience in SBX. Many BC Athletes on the Provincial and National Teams started with this format within our Provincial Series Events!


BC Snowboard Provincial Series

Canada~Snowboard Tour SBX

RBC Riders Events

All event results are posted at BC Snowboard - Events - Results

 

WESTERN SBX SERIES - 9 events in Total


A new series offering 9 races across Western Canada, giving local riders the chance to compete close to home and Inter-Provincially.


The series will be both FIS and non-FIS (Open Age Categories), providing opportunity for all riders to compete.

 

January 21/22, 2012: Lake Louise, Alberta, SBX x2


February 11/12, 2012: Big White, BC, SBX x2


February 25/26, 2012: Lake Louise, Alberta, SBX x2


March 3/4, 2012: Red Mountain Resort, BC, SBX x2


March 11, 2012: Big White, BC, SBX (Finals)

 

Canadian Shield Ski and Snowboard Tour

Canada's Premier Slopestyle Tour 2012

THE CANADIAN SHIELD Ski and Snowboard Tour is Canada's premier slopestyle series with four signature events across Canada. THE CANADIAN SHIELD welcomes athletes of all abilities and helps to foster a friendly competitive environment while showcasing athletes performance and skill level.


Rookie to Pro Categories
12 & under / 13-15 / Amateur Open / Pro Open
$80,000 Pro Cash Purse!!

For full details go to

www.thecanadianshield.ca/


Mount Seymour


February 17 - 19, 2012

 

BC Snowboard Association (BC Snowboard) is a non-profit sport organization, which is the governing body of snowboarding within the Province. BC Snowboard is an organization that brings youth into a fun and supported environment while competing in a sport they love. Up and coming National Team riders and future Pro athletes are bred through the BC Snowboard Association and its programs.


Cathy Astofooroff, Executive Director
BC Snowboard Association

Box 2040, Kelowna, BC, V1X 4K5

www.bcsnowboard.com
Phone: 250.491.7626
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BC Snowboard gratefully acknowledges the Financial Support of the Province of British Columbia through the Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development

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Snowcrown is Coming to Canada Olympic Park

 

Snowcrown is Coming to Canada Olympic Park – March 13-18
Canada~Snowboard Announces the 2012 Canadian Freestyle Snowboard Championships: SnowCrown


(Vancouver, BC – February 1, 2012) Canada~Snowboard, in partnership with 365 Sports and the Alberta Snowboarding Association (ASA), is proud to announce the upcoming 2012 Canadian Freestyle Snowboard Championship known as “SnowCrown."

Athletes from coast to coast will compete for $25,000 in cash and prizing and a shot at being crowned Canada’s top Halfpipe and Slopestyle Snowboarder.

The 2012 SnowCrown schedule will include:

Thursday 15th

Slopestyle Open Qualification 10:00 (CMT)
Junior Halfpipe Qualification & Finals 16:30 (CMT)

Friday 16th

Slopestyle Finals 10:00 (CMT)

Saturday 17th

Halfpipe Qualification 10:00 (CMT)
Halfpipe Finals 16:30 (CMT)

Sunday 18th

Junior Slopestyle Qualification & Final 10:00 (CMT)

"With Canada Snowboard's support and commitment to partner on the launch of a new Canadian Freestyle Snowboard Championships: SnowCrown, we've been able to build an exciting, fun and over the top event for everyone to enjoy with some special surprises and great festivities lined up," said Jesse Fulton, co- founder 365 Sports Inc. "The time is now for an open championship, allowing all athletes to be able to compete in the SnowCrown: Canadian Snowboard Championships. We are happy to endorse and provide that opportunity in partnership with Canada~Snowboard. This event gives athletes another gateway to any level of career in snowboarding they aspire to have."

"I'm very excited for the SnowCrown to start a new tradition in Canadian Freestyle Snowboarding,” said Dustin Heise, Director of Sport Development at Canada~Snowboard. "It’s been a great partnership to bring SnowCrown to life, and we are behind the 365 team all the way. We want riders to feel supported and know that Canada~Snowboard is a resource available to them as they pursue their goals in snowboarding."

For more information, registration, schedule and event notices, please click the following link:

http://www.snowcrown.ca/


ABOUT 365 SPORTS
365 Sports was founded in 2007 by Sean Rowe and now consists of three partners including retired pro Jesse Fulton and Perry Meeker. 365 Sports are pushing to expand action sports in North America. They currently offer services such as: Event Activation, Distribution, Web/app design construction, retail and Marketing Services. They are on the up and up of becoming a big player in action sports and the industry. This past season 365 hosted a cross country Big Air Bag Tour with Camp of Champions to promote great progression, fun and hucking yourself into a 60 foot long pillow with little to no risk. 365 Sports is partnering with AOS, Canada Snowboard, TTR and the World Snowboard Federation to produce some of this year’s most exciting events including the Brad Martin Pipestyle, North America’s only stop of the World Rookie Tour, the Ontario Snowboard Championships and the “SnowCrown”, Canadian Freestyle Snowboard Championships.

ABOUT CANADA~SNOWBOARD
Canada~Snowboard is the governing body for the sport of snowboarding in Canada. Committed to high performance excellence, Canada~Snowboard provides a wide range of programs and support services based on established principles of long term athlete development, for all levels of snowboarding ability. With the support of its valued corporate partners – RBC and Under Armour - along with the Government of Canada, Own the Podium and the Canadian Olympic Committee, Canada~Snowboard develops Olympic and World Champions. For more information please visit us at www.canadasnowboard.ca.

Media Contact:
Jesse Fulton
519-938-7387
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Charles Gagnon
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778-874-8531

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Web: www.canadasnowboard.ca

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