FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Live Feed of the 2012 Swatch Freeride and Freeskiing World Tour Revelstoke Begins Friday Jan 6th
Webcast live on www.freeskiingworldtour.com
Revelstoke, BC – January 5, 2012 – The Swatch Freeride and Freeskiing World Tour Revelstoke 2012 at Revelstoke Mountain Resort, BC, Canada begins streaming live competition coverage January 6th. Three days of competition will be webcast live on www.freeskiingworldtour.com.
“We have updated our webcast system this year to deliver a higher quality, more consistent signal for our fans,” says Subaru Freeskiing World Tour Announcer Frankie Alisuag. Live feed webcasts provide viewers around the globe access to the elite big mountain skiing and snowboarding action.
Viewers are in for an exciting three days of live competition with athletes from The Subaru Freeskiing World Tour, The Swatch Freeride World tour and The North Face Masters of Snowboarding going big on Revelstoke’s heli-access only “Mac Face” and “Mac Daddy” venues. “To me, this terrain is as challenging as it gets,” Alisuag said. “Steep and exposed, this run allows athletes to really showcase their talent and skills.”
The amount of incredibly talented athletes gathered in Revelstoke is impressive. Top Subaru Freeskiing World Tour athletes Drew Tabke, Guerlain Chicherit, and Josh Daiek as well as Aurelien Ducroz, Jeremy Prevost from the Freeride World Tour are standouts in the men’s field. Female skiers Angel Collinson, Ashley Maxfield and Janina Kuzma are all considered favorites in the finals. Be sure to watch snowboarders Ralph Backstrom and Forrest Burki from The North Face Masters tour ride against top Freeride athletes Flo Orley and Mitch Toelderer. The female snowboard field is led by world champion Anne-Flore Marxer and Liz Kristoferitsch from Freeride and The North Face Master’s Maria DeBari and Shannan Yates.
Tune in to www.freeskingworldtour.com for live non-stop action January 6-8.
Friday Jan 6: Day 1 Skiing
Saturday Jan 7: Snowboarding
Sunday Jan 8: Day 2 Skiing Finals
2012 Swatch Freeride and Freeskiing World Tour Revelstoke is presented by: Swatch, Revelstoke Mountain Resort, Revelstoke Accommodation Association, The North Face, Sierra Nevada, Black Diamond, Clif Bar, Powder Magazine, Recon Instruments, Comcast Sportsnet, Backcountry.com, Ski Channel and Replay XD, Scott, Snow Pulse and Kask.