Orage European Freeski Open by Swatch / 2008 Laax, SwitzerlandOn Line Registration Officially OpenFebruary 6, 2008 (Montreal, QC.)�The Orage European Freeski Open is back and ready to showcase the worlds topfreeski talent at Laax Switzerland. New for 2008, Swiss watch brand, SWATCH hasjoined the program and together with Orage, Giro and Laax 200 pro and amateur skierswill battle it out for huge cash prizes and 12 months of bragging rights.For your shot at the $60,000 usd prize purse and five days of superpipe & slopestyleaction make sure to reserve a spot now. 80 male and 20 female athletes are eligible forboth the super pipe and slope events. To claim your spot on the roster please visithttp://www.laax.com/freeskiopen and sign up now.Registration closes on February 21, 2008. Don�t miss out.In a true �open� format, the Orage European Freeski Open by Swatch will feature 30 ofthe industries top invited skiers including 24 men, 6 women and countless futurehopefuls. The mix of pros and ams in one arena promises a level of riding that isunprecedented on European soil and can only be witnessed at the Orage EuropeanFreeski Open by Swatch.Held from March 11 � 15, 2008 the international freeski scene will converge onSwitzerland for a truly groundbreaking event that showcases the rapid evolution of oursport.We�ll see you in Laax at the Open.For more on Orage, the Orage European Freeski Open by Swatch and its partners, please visithttp://www.orage.com/europeanopen http://www.orage.com http://www.swatch.comwww.laax.comwww.giro.com