01/25/2012

The MayrhofenFreeski Open 2012- powered by Nordica Freeskiers

                                                                       

A "Freeski" contest with Europe’s top extreme sportsmen and women is
pawing at the starting gates!

From the8th till the 11th of February 2012, the MayrhofenBergbahnen invites all winter sports fans to experience the best of extreme sports in the Freeski / Slopestyle segment.Over 80 athletes from 12 nations will compete at Vans Penken Park in three categories: Pro-class, Rookie-class and Ladies’-class.A number of pros have been invited, including the reigning Austrian champion Patrick Hollaus, Jonas Hunziker and YannicLerjen from Switzerland, Roy Kittler from Germany and GuilaumeSbrava from France. Spectators can look forward to a mass of spectacular tricks as we are awaiting Europe’s top-class riders.
 

The Contest           
The contest will be open to public viewing at MayrhofenBergbahnen’s Vans Penken Park during the daytime of09.02 and 10.02.Make a note of those dates; it’s definitely worth a visit! Two internationally renowned presenters from the freeski scene will be there to fire up the crowd: Martin Misof and NicoZacek.In the tent city on the mountain (lower Terminus of the “Sunjet” lift by the Funpark), you will have the opportunity to test the newest skis from the skiing company Nordica. The test is free for everyone on presentation of an identification document.

 

Freeskiing Action in the centre of Mayrhofen

On09.02 at 20.30in the town of Mayrhofen (Waldfestplatz), we have prepared a special highlight: the Mercedes-Benz GLK Night Show. Last year, this public show went down very well with locals and visitors alike. 

This year’s edition of the show will entertain all spectators with a promising evening schedule: one of the newest international freeski movies“Legs of Steel”will be shown on a massive screen at the Waldfestplatz. Stars from this movie will introduce themselves to the public before being pulled up a ski-jump by two Mercedes-Benz GLKs and catapulting themselves into the air.  An impressive projection of the ski-jump and a stunning concluding fireworks display round off this show extravaganza. Music (Wax Wreckaz), presenters (Martin Misof/NicoZacek), drinks and hearty snacks will be in ample supply. Entrance is free and everyone is welcome!
 

 

Partner

MFO 2012’s noble partnershaverolled up theirshirtsleeves and put in alot of work to ensurethat this, the 3rd edition of the contest, is a smashing success. The partners are:

Nordica Freeskiers, MayrhofnerBergbahnen, Mercedes-Benz, TVB Mayrhofen-Hippach, 
Red Bull, Level Gloves, FAIBLE outerwear, Gloryfy, Innsider Sportshop, 
Greenroom Mayrhofen.
 

PROGRAM:

Wednesday, 08.02.2012
- Riders accreditation / Europahaus Mayrhofen
- Trainings Open Class, Rookies and Ladies / VansPenken Park
- Alpine DinnerInvited Rider / Press / Partner

Thursday, 09.02.2012
- Riders accreditation /Europahaus Mayrhofen
- CONTEST Ladies& Rookies / Vans Penken Park
- Training Open Class (parallel)
- Mercedes-Benz GLK Nightshow / WaldfestplatzMayrhofen / downtown

Friday, 10.02.2012
- CONTEST Open Class / Vans Penken Park
- Big MFO Party / Europahaus Mayrhofen

Saturday, 11.02.2012
- back-updaycontest

 

Stay tuned, spread the word and watch out onwww.mayrhofen-freeski-open.com

 


 

PressContact:

Nic Rothenbächer

sports management agency

Hochtennstrasse 30B

A-5700 Zell am See

mobile phone:+43 681 10 44 87 08

mail:nic@nordica.at

 

 

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