12th Annual 6Star Burton European Open attracts top athletes

Laax, Switzerland– 5th January 2011: The Burton European Open is getting ready to kick off this coming weekend on Saturday, January 8th, 2011 in Laax, Switzerland and will play host to over 300 riders from around the globe. The eight-day event will feature some of the world’s most talented men and women snowboard athletes competing in slopestyle and halfpipe formats for a piece of the impressive

125,000 USD prize purse and a maximum of 1000 TTR World Ranking points from each format. The Burton European Open is a 6Star event on the Swatch TTR World Snowboard Tour, which is the highest rating a competition can receive. With some serious cash and major TTR Ranking points on the line, riders will be bringing their best to Laax and, without a doubt, the event will be a highlight of the 2010/11 TTR World Tour season.

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