Protest World Rookie Final 2011 it's On

With riders from 18 nations and many special programs the Protest World Rookie Finals couldn’t start better! Ischgl presented a great snowpark with 7 obstacles each run, special guests from USA and a unique arts program.

After a season of qualifing events all around the world, the best youth snowboarders from all over the world are finally in Ischgl for the end of season “Gran Finale” where incredible prizes will be awarded.

Bob Klein and Terry Kidwell checking the art workshop

Snowboard legends from USA joined the Protest World Rookie Finals: Bob Klein, Mike Ranquet and Terry Kidwell shred Ischgl’s slopes with the rookies and enjoyed the unique mood of this event.

Training is on at the Protest World Rookie Finals 2011

In addition to previous editions the Protest World Rookie Finals included also an Art Workshop with riders and “special people” to create a limited series of hand-painted snowboards. Watch today’s video: you will get stoked!

Special people and special riders at the Art Workshop

On saturday the 9th april the WSF World Rookie Champions 2011 will be crowned and incredible prizes will be assigned.

Watch the picture gallery from day 1 and 2 at the World Rookie Tour facebook page:

Watch here the video from day 1 and 2!

Stay tuned for the next update from the Protest World Rookie Fest 2011!

Prizes for Protest World Rookie Final in Ischgl
– For the overall winner of the event:
o the title of WSF World Rookie Champion
o Filming with Pirate Movie Production
o Photo shooting with Onboard and Cooler
o Freeride Filming Trip to Chile
o Ticket to Air & Style Rookie Challenge 2011 in Innsbruck, Austria.
– For the best girl and the best male grom: a golden ticket to join for free every World Rookie Fest 2011/12
– 5 ticket to Protest World Rookie Fest in Livigno 2012
– and many other goodies like avalanche transceivers from Pieps and Tech Riders.

Slopestyle setup


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General Info: Meinhard Trojer, +43.650.5637424,
Media Request: Marco Sampaoli, +39.340.3285569
Pictures by Eleonora Raggi and Marco Sampaoli

Author: mucca