SWISS FREESTYLE RESORT LAAX ANNOUNCES THE DATE OF THE 6th EUROPEAN FREESKI OPEN: 1 – 5 MARCH 2011

(LAAX, SUI – October 7, 2010) – Europe’s premier freeskiing event, the sixth annual European Freeski Open, is fixed to take place from 1 – 5 March 2011 at the prestigious freestyle resort LAAX in Switzerland. With elite and amateur riders from around the world

converging to compete in both Slopestyle and Halfpipe, and a share of the US$50,000 prize purse, the action promises to be intense from the outset. Additional to the high level on-snow action, rocking side events in the Riders Palace and rocksresort ensure the completion of Europe’s freeski flagship event. Save the date now and be prepared for the online registration, which will start in January 2011. Meanwhile enjoy your first on-snow sessions of the new season!

Facts

Title: European Freeski Open

Location: LAAX, Switzerland

Date: 1 – 5 March 2011

Organizer: LAAX

Website: http://www.laax.com/freeskiopen

About the European Freeski Open

The European Freeski Open is an established annual event held in LAAX, Switzerland. With five years already under its belt, the European Freeski Open is set to raise the bar once again from 1 – 5 March 2011 while leaving its mark on the continental freeskiing scene. World’s top riders e.g. Candide Thovex, Henrik Harlaut, Russ Henshaw, Simon Dumont, JF Houle, Jossi Wells, PK Hunder, Sarah Burke, Kaya Turski or Virginie Faivre left their names already in the history books of the event by taking home titles and honours for outstanding performances in Halfpipe and Slopestyle. Check http://www.laax.com/freeskiopen or http://www.facebook.com/freeskiopen.

About LAAX

Just 90 minutes from Zurich, LAAX is Switzerland’s leading freestyle resort, offering unbridled freedom on a network of 220 km of slopes, four snow parks and Europe’s largest half-pipe. Seventy percent of the runs are located between 2,000 and 3,000 metres above sea level, making LAAX one of the most reliable resorts to find snow, from as early as mid-November through mid-April. Furthermore LAAX is known for hosting various exciting events throughout the season including Europe’s most important freestyle events. Off snow, the party continues in the evenings with great concerts and DJ Acts. For more information visit http://www.laax.com.


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