The Freeskiing World Tour is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. The largest and longest running competitive Big Mountain Freeskiing tour in the history of the sport, the FWT features an unprecedented six stops including a Freeskiing World Tour Qualifier (FWTQ). With $20,000 cash per World Tour stop, The FWT boasts over $100,000 total tour payout.
The Subaru US Extreme Freeskiing Championships will take place in Crested Butte February 18-22, 2009.
Registration for the Telluride and Crested Butte stops of the 10th annual Freeskiing World Tour opens at noon on Nov. 12. Registration for the Snowbird and Kirkwood contests opens at noon the following day. Registration typically sells out quickly, and all interested athletes are encouraged to register early in order to participate.
All athletes who have not prequalified through last season’s point standings must enter the Telluride qualifying event Feb. 5-8 in order to join the tour. The Crested Butte contest is followed by contests at Zermatt, Switzerland; Snowbird, Utah; and Kirkwood, Calif., leading up to the Subaru Freeskiing World Championships at Alyeska, Alaska, on April 8-12.
For more information, visit www.freeskiingworldtour.com.
“Read more” for footage of the finals footage from the Subaru US Extreme Freeskiing Championships in Crested Butte, Colorado. Featuring the top 3 female and male competitors.