Trace, the industry leading digital action sports tracker, announced today Olympic Gold Medalist Joss Christensen as the face of Trace Ski. While leading the Ski division, Joss will assist in several facets of the company’s ski-related endeavors, from product development to identifying potential athlete ambassadors.
The Suzuki Nine Queens has made its name as an event where the world’s best female skiers and snowboarders gather for a unique session on a life-size snow castle featuring a massive kicker. The picturesque resort, Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis in Austria will play host to a week of sunset and sunrise shoots starting the 13th of March leading up to the Big Air Contest on Friday 18th of March, 2016, a day not to miss. Do you have what it takes to ride with the queens? Send in your edit to the “Become a Queen” online video competition.
Last year’s edition saw snowboarder Peetu Piiroinen (FIN) threatening the current height record and skiers David Wise (USA) and Joffrey Pollet-Villard easily shoot above the hip and the 9m tall axe stomping trick after trick. The Suzuki Nine Knights 2016 sets out on a mission to build “The Perfect Hip” and bring along the best transition riders to hone in on innovating hip and transition riding. The new event location in Watles, South Tyrol, Italy will see various sessions running from the 29th of March, leading up to the Public Contest Day on Saturday the 2nd of April 2016.