It’s back, baby! Everyone’s favourite event returns to snowboarding for 2023! Travis Rice’s Natural Selection Tour has dropped their teaser for the upcoming season. Here’s what they had to say: “The 2023 Natural Selection Tour pre-qualified riders include eight of the men and three of the women who competed at the TAE Natural Selection Baldface in 2022: Mikkel Bang, Dustin Craven, Jared Elston, Ben Ferguson, Marion Haerty, Elena Hight, Torstein Horgmo, Mark McMorris, Blake Paul, Zoi Sadowski-Synnott and Travis Rice. Hana Beaman, winner of the 2022 YETI Natural Selection Alaska, is out for injury. Thirteen invited riders hand-picked by the Natural Selection Nomination Committee will be announced starting in late November. Follow Natural Selection on social media to be in the know as invited rider names drop.
2023 Natural Selection Tour Dates
Natural Selection DUELS: February 2023
YETI Natural Selection Revelstoke: March 4 – 11, 2023
Natural Selection Alaska: March 25 – April 1, 2023
The action kicks off in rider-selected freeriding venues worldwide for Natural Selection DUELS that will showcase varied terrain, as the dozen riders who have pre-qualified from the 2022 season including Olympians, big mountain icons and rising stars go head-to-head with 12 challenging riders from across the global snowboarding spectrum. The full edited and scored runs from each DUEL will be broadcast globally with select media partners starting in February 2023.