Today etnies announced the starting five for the Goofy and Regular teams in the etnies GvR Snow Finals, set to take place on February 23rd, 2008 at Bear Mountain. The unique team-based format of GvR Snow pits Transworld Snowboarding’s Regular Footed riders (left foot forward) against FUEL TV’s Goofy Footed riders (right foot forward), with each team appointing a team captain.
The starting five pro snowboarders appointed by Kurt Hoy, captain of the Regular Team and editor-in-chief of Transworld Snowboarding, include: Austin Smith Joe Sexton JP Walker Markku Koski Robbie Walker
Representing FUEL TV, Director John Stouffer, team captain for the Goofy Team, selected the following snowboarders for his starting five in the finals: Kurt Wastell Louis Vito Ryan Thompson Simon Chamberlain Kyle Clancy
Sanctioned by World Cup Snowboarding, etnies GvR Snow has invited more than 70 of the top professional snowboarders from around the world to compete for $50,000. Over 8,000 people are expected to attend and the contest will be webcast live from the etnies GvR website.
Immediately following the contest, Ghostface Killah, an original member of Wu-Tang Clan, will be performing at the base of Bear Mountain.
Schedule: etnies GvR Snow Team Qualifiers: 9am etnies GvR Snow Team Finals: 1pm Ghostface Killah Performance: 3pm
Stay tuned to the contest website for the latest info.