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February 18, 2018
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The freestyle series SICK TRICK TOUR is celebrating an anniversary!

What started as a  “just for fun” competition to smooth out rivalries between freeskiers and snowboarders, the Sick Trick Tour (STT) now counts as one of the most frequented pro-am competitions in Austria.

Tour program 2018:

Sick Trick Tour Kids Coaching

28th of January 2018 in the Kitzbüheler Horn Snowpark

Let kids rule the world <3! The snowparks at Kitzbüheler Horn are shining in a new light with an Audi Quattro fun slope and a family park that makes the heart of shred happy kids beat a little faster. In combination with the opening of the park, the Sick Trick Tour set up a STT stamp treasure hunt and park coaching for the youngsters. Max Kogler (KSC freeski trainer) and David Köck from Waildring were on site to share information about park rules and to give all freestyle beginners some helpful technique tips. Over 150 kids took part in the event and enjoyed a fun-filled day in the Kitzbüheler Horn snowpark. The stamp treasure hunt had nearly 200 participants and they were awarded with STT medals as well as an abundance of other prizes.

Sick Trick Tour Open

3rd of March 2018 – Snowpark Kitzbühel Hanglalm

The Freeski & Snowboard slopestyle contest in Kitzbühel is already on its 15th year. The Kitzbühel Hanglalm snowpark at Paß Thurn has established itself as one of the best parks around, and the weekend of the 3rd of March will be one of the highlights of the season. The number of participants is unlimited and the snowboard and freeski categories will be further split into mens, ladies, and rookies. In addition to World Snowboard Tour, World Rookie Rank and Freeski Austria points, spots for the QParks Tour Final and starting slots for the Austrian Snowboard Masters will be awarded. As in the past, the K. S. C. Freestyle Club Championship will take place at the STT Open.

So, buckle up and get ready to send! On top of the prize money, great prizes from Blue Tomato, Lib Tech and many other supporters of the Sick Trick Tour Open are up for grabs.

Sick Trick Tour Finals

17th of March 2018 – Snowpark Steinplatte

“Back to the roots” is the motto of the big Sick Trick Tour final at the Steinplatte Snowpark.  Celebrating its 15th anniversary, the tour is going back to the roots of the competition and will offer its participants an awesome setup.  As with the rest of the tour, this competition is open to everyone, meaning you don’t have to qualify through the STT Open to participate.  There will, however, be an overall STT ranking set in place, allowing the sickest tricker of the season to claim their well-deserved championship title, including extra prize money. Naturally, the STT final in Waidring will be seen as a part of the World Snowboard Tour, the World Rookie Rank, the Austrian Snowboard Masters and Freeski Austria Ranking.

STT prize money and various other prizes at a value of over € 8.000 will be up for grabs, courtesy of Sick Trick Tour partners Blue Tomato, Lib Tech, TVB Kitzbühel, Pillerseetal/Kitzbüheler Alpen/Steinplatte, the Kitzbühel & Steinplatte Bergbahnen and many others.

More information regarding sign-ups and the tour stops can be found at www.sicktricktour.com, on Facebook @SickTrickTour and on Instagram #sicktricktour

A look back at the STT over the years

2003                Sick Trick Tour was founded: Gottfried Haberl, Florian Hasenauer, Max Schirmeisen

2004                The first four STT stops are: St. Johann, Fieberbrunn, Waidring & Kitzbühel

2005                The last STT team event. Lisi Obermoser brings a breath of fresh air to the crew

2006                The first jib event is hosted in Waidring. The tour stops last for 2 days and are categorized

2007                The first STT night events in Fieberbrunn and Kirchberg are well frequented

2008                „The White Performace“ in Lofer becomes the most viewer and participant heavy event of the Sick Trick Tour

2009                The Jolly Roger film premier is kicked off with a rail event in the Skitzbühel sportpark

2010                The first ever TTR 3* World Tour event takes place in the brand new Hanglalm/Jochberg snowpark

2011                Artist Moritz “Mo” Friedrich creates the new STT corporate identity and billboard design

2012                The Sick Trick Tour Open counts as one of the most successful Q-Parks Tour Stops

2013                Cooperation’s with regional, national, and international associations are expanded

2014                The first STT Winter Games (Freeski, Snowboard, BMX and Skateboard) take place in Freising

2015                The STT Open at Hangalm has a record amount of participants for the third year in a row

2016                The STT doesn’t let two winter lacking in snow get them down and chose to turn up the heat

2017                The second round of the STT Winter Games in Freising are amplified with a pump track and a street food market

2018                15 years of the Sick Trick Tour – the journey continues

 

for further information please contact michael.putz@qparks.com, info@rolandhaschka.com

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