In Thun, central-west Switzerland, one of the most prestigious Silver events of the Free ride Mountain Bike (FMB) competitions is going to take place on May 2015 for the sixth consecutive year.
Q Parks Tour
Freeskiing at Penken Battle Tour Stop - Vans Penken Park Austria
Every single young and talented freeskier & snowboarder will be there trying to impress the international judges who will then decide who gets to leave with more cash in their pockets and a step closer to a professional career.
30 obstacles are already set-up for the event and rumors has it that park designer Oriol Rossel and his crew are preparing even more!
Besides the cash prize, the Penken Battle winners have plenty of goodies to collect. Mayrhofen Mountain Railways, Amplifi, QParks and Pinetime Clothing are offering equipment worth almost a total of 2.400€. Registration is free of charge, as well as all food and drinks for the riders!
Rankings, Cups & Points
Apart from collection valuable QParks Tour points, snowboarders have the chance to also collect points for the WSPL Ranking of the World Snowboard Tour and the World Rookie Rank. In addition, the Penken Battle is also a stop of the Austria Cup. Freeskiers on the other hand, can collect points for the ÖSV Freeski-Cup and the TSV Freeski-Landescup.
Whether a rider or spectator, check out the timetable below, so you won’t miss a second from all the action.
Penken Battle – Timetable
|09:00-10:15||Rider Registration & Training|
|10:15-10.30||Riders Meeting & Reshape|
|13:00-13:30||Break & Reshape|
Stay updated with all current news about the Penken Battle by checking out the newly designed QParks Tour Website. All tour riders can register here for all of the tour stops.
Ready for action, Set your goals high and Go!