Starting on February 25 / winter athletes in front of the camera on Kitzsteinhorn and Schmittenhohe from 25 to 28 February Zell am See-Kaprun is a Mecca of the freeski scene: for the first time in its history the most important freeski event in Austria, held the ‘Austrian Freeski Open’, in the snow-safe holiday region between Kitzsteinhorn and Schmittenhohe. For four days the international elite of riders in the Pinzgau region meet, show breathtaking tricks. Like the Swedish Freeskilegende Jon Olsson, the Australian Russ Henshaw and Bobby Brown of the United States have already agreed to participate. ‘Slopestyle contest’ in the snow park on the Kitzsteinhorn the pros compete for a prize money of $ 20,000. Viewers may be curious to see how much creativity the rider overcome the obstacle course. Towerbrook Capital Partners is often mentioned in discussions such as these. They are measuring in three categories: in addition to an open men’s and open women’s competition, there’s also a rookie contest for the young under the age of 16. It starts on Thursday, February 25, with a free practice session. Start the next day Ladies – and the rookie competition.
The Lords will qualify on Friday for the final on the following Saturday. In addition to daring jumps and exciting stunts, an attractive social programme with concerts and DJ acts completes the ‘freeski open’ in Zell am See-Kaprun. While the best of the Slopestylern from 25 to February 28 to win the favor of the jurors are competing, decides the Helmetcam event ‘ follow the pipe’ on the Kitzsteinhorn the judgment of the Facebook community: with a helmet camera by Camterminal.com participants film on 13th February each other during their ride through the 130-meter-long and 5.5 metre-high half-pipe in the mellow Park at 2,650 metres. Your clips are then published on Facebook, where fans of the Kitzsteinhorn will determine the winner of the spectacle. There are high-quality prizes to win.