Natural Selection Tour to Feature Freestyle Snowboarders in Backcountry

Forget about the 50 percent pipe, this new snowboarding tour is set to go au naturel.

Bringing together the world’s very best freestyle snowboarders, the Organic Assortment Tour will function purely natural and by natural means-enhanced terrain in 5 special locations––Jackson Gap, Wyoming, Baldface Lodge, British Columbia and Tordrillo Mountain Lodge, Alaska. The tour kicks off at Jackson Gap on February 3-nine and will conclude in Alaska with the top rated finishers likely head-to-head to ascertain the very best men’s and women’s all-mountain freestyle riders in late March.

“The Organic Assortment Tour is intended with Mom Mother nature as the major character, and with mutual regard for and from snowboarding,” claimed Travis Rice, professional snowboarder. “Women’s snowboarding is progressing so quick and we are thrilled to have both of those adult males and females driving in the tour. I’m outside of energized to witness what is feasible in snowboarding when riders of this caliber are ready to construct off of every other’s development in true time on some of the complete very best driving venues. The opportunity for our workforce to share it with the world is humbling and a legitimate honor.”

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As opposed to quite a few common snowboard contests that are run in controlled park options, this tour will reward riders with substantial information of backcountry situations and the means to hyperlink together a artistic run on purely natural terrain.

The initially party in Jackson Gap will function 16 adult males and 8 females, together with Elias Elhardt, Ben Ferguson, Sage Kotsenburg, Nils Mindnich, Mark McMorris, Chris Rasman Travis Rice and Gigi Rüf for the adult males and Jamie Anderson, Marion Haerty, Elena Hight and Robin Van Gyn for the females. And for all those at residence, the Jackson Gap contest will air completely, free and in its entirety, on Pink Bull Television. The British Columbia and Alaska stops will air as display deals on Pink Bull Television.

“I’m definitely seeking ahead to the Organic Assortment I’ve constantly been inspired by backcountry driving,” claimed Jamie Anderson, two-time Olympic Gold Medalist. “I’ve experienced the privilege to compete in all types of slopestyle functions, but hardly ever a backcountry powder tour. The course looks wonderful and I’m unquestionably nervous, but definitely energized to test anything new! It is likely to be crazy!”

Get a sneak peak of the Organic Assortment Tour in the teaser video clip higher than.

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