Gstaad, November 04, 2008. The best Ski Freestylers and Rookies will demonstrate their tricks on November 8th, 2008 on the Big Mama at Glacier 3000.  At the Monsterpark Invitational, 32 Freestylers will compete for the title "King of Monsterpark." Afterwards, everyone is invited to the event party at the Chlösterli in Gstaad.

Before winter even officially begins, the 32 best Freestyle skiers from 8 countries will compete on November 8th, 2008 on the Big Mama at the Monsterpark in the Glacier 3000 ski area. Among the 16 international pro riders that will be competing are Thomas Kobel from Switzerland and Henrick Harlaut from Sweden. The event is also open to 16 rookies. This gives them the opportunity to see what it is like to compete professionally. It is Glacier 3000´s goal to support these youngsters by allowing them to compete at such events. The competition will be measured in the Ko-System. The winner will receive 5000 Swiss francs.

The Monsterpark Invitational has something to offer for both spectators and fans. During the event, a DJ will provide music and drinks will be served at the bar.

In the evening, the official event party will take place at the Chlösterli in Gstaad with DJ Sign and have a show with the Splashcats. Photos and videos of the Monsterpark Invitational 2008 will be shown during the party. A shuttle bus to Gstaad, Saanen, Schönried, Feutersoey and Gsteig will be available to everyone.

A list of the invited Freestylers:

 

First Name

Last Name

Nationality

1

Andri 

Ambühl

Switzerland

2

Elias

Ambühl

Switzerland

3

Anders

Backe

Norway

4

Kim

Boberg

Sweden

5

Carim

Bouznada

Switzerland

6

Luiggi

Brucic

Austria

7

Andreas

Buri

Switzerland

8

Philip

Casabon

Canada

9

Andy

Collet

France

10

Adam

Falk

Sweden

11

Laurent

Favre

France

12

Aurelien

Fornier

France

13

Vivian

Gex

Switzerland

14

Henrik

Harlaut

Sweden

15

Oscar

Harlaut

Sweden

16

Elvis Eidsvold

Harsheim

Norway

17

Mike

Hauser

Austria

18

Tom-Oliver

Hedvall

Sweden

19

Patrick

Hollaus

Austria

20

Roy

Kittler

Germany

21

Thomas

Kobel

Switzerland

22

Arnaud

Kugener

France

23

Till

Matti

Switzerland

24

Yvan

Metrailler

Switzerland

25

Joel

Mooser

Switzerland

26

David

Ortlieb

Switzerland

27

Richard

Permin

France

28

Simon

Rolland

France

29

Oscar

Scherlin

Sweden

30

Janne

van Enckevort

Switzerland

31

Tobias

Vinatzer

Italy

32

Nicolas

Vuignier

Switzerland


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