The Vans Penken Park is getting ready to welcome the Penken Battle and 8th QParks Tour Stop of the season. Right after the Groms Open, the Mayrhofen Freeski Open and the Välley Rälley, on March 12 it’s time for the PENKEN BATTLE!
Q Parks Tour
Snowboarding at Sick Trick Tour Open - Snowpark Kitzbuhel
In fact, for the past 16 years the Sick Trick Tour Open is the place where the up-and-coming freestyle talents gather to prove and improve on their skills. This year is no different. Two kickers and a jib plus your creativity and imagination are what needed to impress the judges and convince them that you are the ultimate Sick Trick freestyler on the slopes.
Besides the cash prize and the invaluable tour ranking points, Blue Tomato, Element3 and the Segway Station Kitzbühel as well as QParks, AMPLIFI and Pinetime Clothing are offering plenty of goodies for the winners, of a total value of 5,000€ to take home. All you have to do is visit QParks Tour Website and save your spot. Admission fee is as low as 15€ !
WSPL Ranking of the World Snowboard Tour and World Rookie Rank points are up for grabs by the freestyle snowboarders, whereas the Sick Trick Tour Open is also part of the Austria Cup. Freeskiers can collect points for the ÖSV Freeski-Cup and the TSV Freeski-Landescup. Everyone can, of course, collect QParks Tour points and improve their ranking.
Have a look at the timetable below and take notes about what you have to do, when and where!
|08:30-10:30||Rider Registration||Resterhöhe station at the bottom|
|09:00-10:30||Practice Runs||Slopestyle Area|
|10:30-10:45||Riders Meeting||Chill Area|
|11:00-12:15||Qualification Rounds Part 1||Slopestyle Area|
|12:15-13:00||Break – Reshape – Riders Meeting|
|13:10-13:55||Qualification Rounds Part 2||Slopestyle Area|
For more information and updates visit the upgraded QParks Tour Website. Don’t forget to register here for all of the tour stops. Follow and Like the Tour’s social media pages for more updates and general information. Check the Snowboard and freeski Facebook pages and also Instagram.
QPARKS TOUR 2016/17 IS ON! See you there!