WSD 11th edition is tomorrow

Next Sunday, January 22 is the day when the community of snowboarding comes together to celebrate snowboarding!

For the 2015 anniversary edition, WSD hosted 115 events organized in more than 30 countries. Since the launch of this international event, more than 500,000 people have been part of the WSD through more than 1000 events all over the world.

WSF proudly support this international event and invite you to be there. Visit the official website world-snowboard-day and find the event that is closed to you.


Only 5 days left until World Snowboard Day!

There are only 5 days left before World Snowboard Day celebrates its 10th edition on Sunday, December 20, 2015!

This year, as with every other year, the major players in snowboarding from all over the world have come together. As of now there are more than 79 events in 22 countries, hundreds of free activities open to everyone in order to Sunday the 20th, SNOWBOARDING DAY!

European countries answered the call in force, and WSD will be celebrated in Austria, Belarus, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Spain, Switzerland, and Turkey.

As usual, China will join the adventure and has 11 events already registered. We will also be able to count on Japan to prepare us a mind-blowing experience for the 10th edition of World Snowboard Day! And this year, we are especially proud to announce that our ambassador WANG Lei will organize his own event in Dolomiti Resort (Beijing Area)!

North America has also planned a plethora of events, with more than 16 in the USA. Rob Kingwill himself is inviting the community to join the party in Jackson Hole, for what will be a truly amazing day! This year the Southern Hemisphere renews its support for this winter celebration during the austral summer, with 4 events in Brazil, and 1 event in Peru! Sand boarding & skateboarding are in.

To learn about the events organized in a neighborhood near you, take a look at the WSD website:

For the 10th edition, the World Snowboard Day organizing team wanted to showcase the multicultural aspect of the snowboarding community by offering even greater visibility to the three continents who have contributed to the project’s success since the very beginning:

Freerider Rob Kingwill enthusiastically agreed to represent the Americas, where the number of events has increased each and every year.

Olympic Half pipe gold medalist Gian Simmen represents Europe, and continues to be actively involved in the growth of snowboarding. A snowboarding legend and the sport’s pioneer in China, WANG Lei represents Asia, and works hard day-in and dayout to grow our favorite board sport on the world’s largest continent!


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The WSD, the most extended snowboard event in the world, will be celebrated in one month from today.


The WSD is organized by Outdoor Sports Valley (OSV), World Snowboard Federation (WSF), SnowSports Industries America (SIA), Core Power Asia and the World Snowboard Tour and it brings together more than 20,000 people from the whole world, with more than 100 events organized in over 30 countries to celebrate snowboarding and its subculture.

Regis Rolland, New Ambassador For Wsd 2014
WSD is proud to announce the involvement of one of the biggest names in snowboarding as the ambassador for the 9th edition of World Snowboard Day, which will take place on Sunday, December 21, 2014.

This eternally audacious person significantly contributed to snowboarding’s growth in terms of both participation and expansion. For more than 30 years, Regis has seen the sport evolve, and through his expertise he has greatly contributed to its development. Today, Regis continues to snowboard as much as he can and to be involved in every aspect of the sport. It is with great pleasure that he agreed to be the ambassador for World Snowboard Day’s 9th edition.

World Snowboard Day in a few words

WSD offers the opportunity for everyone to discover, for free, snowboarding as a sport and a culture across the world’s summits. The 9th edition will take place on December 21, 2014, and will once again bring together all the key players from the international snowboarding scene: federations, brands, schools, winter sports resorts, shops, clubs, associations, and riders.
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WSF Press Team

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WSD 2014: Saturday December 21


WSF proudly announces the official launch of the WSD together with Outdoor Sports Valley (OSV, SnowSports Industries
America (SIA), CorePower Asia, and the TTR World Snowboard Tour.

WSD 2014
The fall season has arrived, and for the hundreds of WSD organizers this means preparing a mind-blowing experience for the 9th edition of World Snowboard Day. As usual, this event brings together riders from across the globe – from beginners to experts – to kick off the season, and to celebrate snowboarding and its unique subculture.
Sunday, December 21, 2014, promises good times and snowboard-sliding fun. So get your gear ready because at resort near you, things are about to rock! As usual, you will find a whole host of activities during the WSD: contests, beginner snowboard lessons, gear tests, demos, meet-and-greets with pro,drinks, concerts, video contests, and much, much more.
The only goal will be to have an unbelievably GOODTIME! Enjoy activities for free, open to anyone and everyone, in order to discover the joys of sliding on snow,to share a common passion for snowboarding, and above all else to enjoy one outrageously excellent day!
In 2013, World Snowboard Day hosted 114 events in 30 countries around the world. Since the launch of this international event eight years ago, more than 100,000 people have been able to discover the joy of sliding on snow and to ride to the rhythm of WSD. After 8 highly successful editions, this event has become a must for everyone who lists snowboarding as their passion.

What’s new for 2014
– Communication: this year, our creative team is busy working on a Punk Rock theme. Powdy, our rowdy mascot, will be planted in a “Freak Show” décor, giving our promotional tools a punchy, off-beat feel.
The World Snowboard Day website [] is already online and organizers can already start planning their event.
– The Ambassador: this year once again, a new pro-rider will take over the reins from the charismatic Xavier de Le Rue. Patience is a virtue, and we will reveal the mystery-individual’s name all in good time!
– Stay tuned for sneak previews and updates on the latest WSD news. Follow us on social media and join us on Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, and Pinterest. Make note of the new hashtag [#snowboardday2014] to be an integral part of WSD the actual day of the event.

About WSD
Since 2006, World Snowboard Day has been a unique opportunity for the international snowboard community to promote the sport and its unique subculture by providing the general public with the opportunity to try a variety of activities for free. This event receives support from international organizations such as Outdoor Sports Valley(OSV) and World Snowboard Federation in Europe, SnowSports Industries America (SIA) in North America, CorePower Asia in Asia, and the TTR World Snowboard Tour.

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