THE FREERIDE WORLD TOUR EXPANDS TO 3 CONTINENTS IN 2018 WITH NEW STOPS IN JAPAN & CANADA
After a long summer season of anticipation, the Freewide World Tour (FWT) launched the official competition calendar featuring a completely revamped competition schedule for the upcoming 2018 season. This year, the FWT unveils two brand new locations for the opening events in Hakuba, Japan and Kicking Horse, Golden, BC, Canada – two legendary freeride destinations. Forty-five riders in four categories – ski men, ski women, snowboard men, and snowboard women – will make the five-stop international journey. All riders will face a round of qualification cuts after the fourth stop in Fieberbrunn, Austria before arriving at the grand finale in Verbier, Switzerland in March/April 2018.
NEW FOR 2018 – Hakuba, Japan – January 20-27, 2018 – The Winter Begins
NEW FOR 2018 – Kicking Horse, Golden, BC, Canada – February 3-9, 2018 – Time To Get Rowdy
Vallnord-Arcalís, Andorra – March 1-7, 2018 – Hold The Line
Fieberbrunn, Austria – March 9-15, 2018 – Crunch Time
Verbier, Switzerland – March 31 – April 8, 2018 – The Grand Finale