Hi everyone.We apologize to keep you waiting for longtime.Now Nippon Freeskiing Open Official Web site will be opened very soon.We are very exciting that SUZUKI is the title sponsor for this year again. And also Fuji Television will be main broadcasting TV channel.Please visit Nippon Freeskiing Open web site -> http://nfo.jp By opening this web site, my e-mail address will be mailto:int.athletes@nfo.jp.Please feel free to contact to this address for any questions about Nippon Freeskiing Open.Also you can find general information the event here after.Nippon Freeskiing Open 2008Place: Joetsu Kokusai Ski Resort (Niigata, JAPAN)Date: Feb 21st - 24th 2008Feb 20th : Registration / Afternoon : Slopestyle TrainingFeb 21st : Slopestyle Qualifier M+WFeb 22nd : Slopestyle Final M+W / Superpipe TrainingFeb 23rd : Superpipe Qualifier M+W / Evening : Big air M (Invitational)Feb 24th : Superpipe Final M+W / Evening : Party!! The online pre-registration will open at Dec 10th 2007 on http://nfo.jp All overseas athletes are required pre-registration on this web site.In same time we will send an invitation for each invited athlete and team managers by e-mail.NFO will organize transportation from Narita airport to Joetsu Kokusai Ski Resort.Feb 19th : Narita airport -> Ski ResortShuttle 1 : Departing from Narita airport at 12:00pm / Arriving to Ski Resort at 4:00pm Shuttle 2 : Departing from Narita airport at 6:00pm / Arriving to Ski Resort at 10:00pm Feb 25th : Ski Resort -> Narita airport Shuttle 1 : Departing from Ski Resort at 5:00am / Arriving to Narita airport at 9:00am Shuttle 2 : Departing from Ski Resort at 9:00am / Arriving to Narita airport at 1:00pm *Departure time for each shuttle will be confirmed. Please check latest information at http://nfo.jp.The athletes will not take shuttles between airport and ski resort need to come to ski resort yourself.The easiest way is1 : Take a Shinkansen (Express train) from Tokyo Station to Echigo Yuzawa Station. (There is one train for every one hour. The last train for Echigo Yuzawa will leave Tokyo Station at 10:24pm)2 : From Echigo Yuzawa take a cab to "Hotel Green Plaza" at Joetsukokusai Ski Resort.(30min drive to resort. Approx 60USD.)


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