14th Red Bull Open National Qualifier This Saturday 9th!

January 5, 2016
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This Saturday, January 9th the 14th Red Bull Open at the Nanshan Mellow Park kicks off with the National Qualifier. This WST National Level qualifier event determines which 8 local riders will earn a spot in the following week’s International Level competition with a total of $55,000 up for grabs! Be there to check out riders giving their all in order to impress the judges and make it through. Rumour has it Nanshan Open super-fans Ian Thorley (USA) and Sam Hulbert (USA) will also be attempting to qualify for the main event this way!

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See the event details below, including the confirmed International rider list for the big one, and check the mellowparks.cn website for more info including rider bios.

14th Red Bull Open National Qualifier (World Snowboard Tour National Level) 

Saturday, 9th of January 2016

Open Event. Each rider will have two runs; best single run counts. The top eight riders (with a minimum of four Chinese Nationals) will progress to the 14th Red Bull Open on the 16th and 17th of January.

PRIZES:

1st = US$ 1,000 / WST points

2nd = US$ 600 / WST points

3rd = US$ 300 / WST points

4th-6th = US$ 100 / WST points

OTHER:

Speaker: Steve Zdarsky (AUT)

Judges: Huang Marco (PRC), Wang Lei (PRC), Mi Mark (PRC)

09:00 – 10:30 Sign up / Training

10:30 – 12:00 Qualification first run

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch break and park maintenance

13:00 – 14:30 Warm up and Qualification second run

15:00 – 15:15 Prize giving ceremony

JUDGING CRITERIA

Slopestyle (choose your line)

14th Red Bull Open Rider List:

Kleveland Marcus (NOR) / 25.04.1999 / Red Bull, Nitro, Volcom

Beauchemin Eric (USA) /  14.01.1991 / US Snowboarding, Omatic, Glorify Eyewear

Weissenbacher Mathias (AUT) / 03.02.1992 / Head Snowboards, Absolutpark, Blue Tomato

Ryan Sean (USA) / 16.04.1990 / JBMC, Stonp

Tonteri Roope (FIN) / / Red Bull, Burton, Anon

Coultas Rowan (GB) / 21.06.1997 / Vans, Oakley, Bataleon

Truchon Antoine (CAN) / 30.12.1990 / Yonex, Absolut Park, Performance Boardshop

Inamura Tatsuki (JPN) / 26.02.1995 / Murasaki Sports, Salomon

Park Kwang Soo (KOR) / 28.05.19980 / JBMC, Aspect, Outdoortech

Fritjof Tischendorf (NOR) / 29.03.1997 / Quiksilver, Dragon, Dakine

Bergrem Torgeir (NOR) / 20.09.1991 / Nitro, Volcom, Electric

Billtoft Ludvig (SWE) / 13.10.1996 / Nitro, Volcom, Thirtytwo

Moody Brett (USA) / 28.07.1995 / US snowboarding, DC, Oakley

Normandin Zach (USA) / 13.11.1994 / Volcom, Union, Electric

Richenberg Brage (NOR) / 29.11.1992 / Volcom, Dragon, Rockstar

Kjoll Eilertsen Haakon (NOR) / 03.02.1997 / Burton, Anon, Analog

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