8 August 2011
Finnish snowboarder Roope Tonteri (FIN), 19, has defeated a field of more than 50 international riders to claim the Open Men’s division of the Billabong Slopestyle 4Star TTR World Snowboard Tour event which wrapped up at Snow Park near Lake Wanaka, New Zealand yesterday.
The reigning European Open Champion dominated Qualifying on Friday and then did everything necessary on his first finals run to ensure the top-spot on the podium ahead of the USA’s Sam Hulbert (USA), 2nd, and fellow Fin, Ant...
10 September 2013
The World Heli Challenge is a gathering of big mountain free-riding skiers and snowboarderswho love carving big lines and getting their freestyle groove on in the backcountry. They are elite athletes who come from all corners of the globe for this unique heli-accessed event.
22 athletes came together for two weeks during August in majestic Wanaka in the South Island of New Zealand and when they weren’t accessing the mountains by helicopter they found plenty of other ways to get their stoke...