Horsefeather Pleasure Jam 09 in Dachstain

Yet still guaranteeing a diverse and to the utmost breathtaking show, filling pro’s, am’s and the audience likewise with enthusiasm! Seemingly unaffected by the omnipresent crisis, the event on the Dachstein glacier succeeds year after year in reinventing and even surpassing itself in ingeniousness. Obviously, the Horsefeathers Pleasure Jam doesn’t have to fear comparison with counterparts across Europe. Since it comes up with the considerable prize money of 15.000 USD as well as bearing as much as 4 stars within the Swatch TTR World Snowboard Tour, riders and media representatives around the globe are eager to take part. Those riders who still feel not motivated enough, can go for other awesome awards such as a three week’s all-inclusive surf trip to the legendary Balicamp. Traditionally, the renowned event at the Atomic Superpark Dachstein turns the tranquil Schladming-Dachstein region into a melting pot of the scene and the party folk.

The second November-weekend of 2009 will again open the gates of the freestyle-season. No matter if your aim is partying like mad, or longing for a relaxed freestyle weekend in the snow: At the Horsefeathers Pleasure Jam, everyone will find his/her perfect complement. The region surrounding the Dachstein glacier is fascinating people around the globe, not only for its unique location and scenery, but first and foremost by its immense offerings in winter sports. Supporting this reputation, the Atomic Superpark on the Dachstein glacier is without a doubt one of the best and most innovative terrain parks in Europe, opening its gates for snow-hungry skiers and boarders already in autumn and hosting enough snow until late spring. Since 2004, QParks, the biggest quality label in the German-speaking area, has taken the Atomic Superpark Dachstein under its wings, guaranteeing excellent quality and condition of the set-up throughout the season. As usual, the team around headshaper Bernd Mandlberger will have many surprises on offer, serving all skill levels, beginners and pros likewise.

Like already in the last season, the contest is taking part in the most important series of the snowboardscene, the Swatch TTR Snowboard Tour, with no less than 4 stars. The program promises perfect entertainment for freestyle enthusiasts and fans can get in touch with the crème de la crème of the international freestyle-circus. Those feeling not yet ready for participating in the TTR 4-star contest can show what they’ve learned in the “open-public-park”. Also, girlpower is again an integral part of the contest. Female riders will have the chance to compete in a separate valuation for a part of the 15.000 USD and represent the highest standard in female riding.For the exchange of stories about the most awesome rides, the meeting area provides the best surrounding.

Thereafter, a perfect round off after excessive shredding-days can be found within the daily evening program. For instance, one can especially look forward to the infamous ‘Pickings Fam Party’ at the Hofbauerstollen. Those who like to go wild until the early mornings, Schladming is the right address, where traditionally nights turn into days. In case you’ve lost orientation, the Horsefeathers Pleasure Jam Info-Point in the Hohenhaus Tenne will help you out. For further information, check out

Horsefeathers Pleasure Jam (Swatch TTR 4Star)
Nov 13th – 15th 2009
Atomic Superpark Dachstein
Region Schladming-Dachstein on the Dachstein Glacier in Ski amadé

Author: mucca