With the cooling of the gulf stream Scotland is soon going to be the best snowboarding destination in the world so get yourself to this competition, so you can say you were there in the beginning.
Here is a cool little video by the Legion guys showing you just what to expect
For the second year running Vans will hold their Dawn of the Shred snowboard jam at the Vans Terrain Park in association with Cairngorm Snowboard Club, Scotland.
Taking place on the 9th Feb and 22nd March this open competition is a home-grown display of rail skills is not to be missed. The Vans snow team will be in attendance to show off their talents in a team demo and you can have your chance to meet them at the team signings.
Within the Vans Terrain Park are 6m and 9m kickers, a Flat Bar Rail, jib barrel, battleship box, flat rail, flat down rail, Escalator Box, C Box which all go together to create an epic park right on our very door step. A new obstacle for 07/08 Winter season is the lesser spotted Nessy Rail that snakes its way up and down.
The Cash prize purse is £500, so if you think you’ve got what it takes then enter into one of these categories: Over 18, Youth (16/17 years), Junior (under 15) and Girls
There will be an opportunity to get your mitts on the latest Vans product to test at the Demo Boot Station.
To top it all off no snow event would be complete without a Vans Apres Ski Party held at The Woodshed Bar from 7pm, featuring DJ appearances from Finger Lickin’s best, Scott Nixon, to take you late into the night.
9am-10.30am – Entrance and registration
11am- 4.30pm – Open competition
7pm – late – Vans Apres Ski Party
NB. Sunday 10th Feb and 23rd March are bad weather contingency days. Competition dates and park availability are subject to local weather conditions! Always call the mountain for latest updates.