Winter Season in Chile

Chilean winter season is successfully done and here a full video recap of all snowboard events that had been a part of WSF South America Tour 2012.

Season started in Santiago city for the Urban Rail Jam, where almost thousands spectators gathered on Saturday July 7 at the side of Parque Arauco to enjoy a day where sports, adrenaline and speed were the key elements of this first stop of Chilean snowboarding Tour 2012

NOKIA presento BURTON Urban Rail Contest by ENTEL from KreaMedia on Vimeo.

Second stop was hosted in Valle Nevado ski resort on August the 8th, the Roxy Snow Jam: a snowboard slopestyle championship where the best continental female snowboarders showed all theirs skills and techniques in one of the best chilean snowpark.

Roxy Snow Jam 2012 | Valle Nevado , Chile from ROXY Chile on Vimeo.

On August the 11th the Valle Nevado’s snowpark hosted the first edition of the Columbia Slopestyle Competition, where the best American riders met the best national and continental riders such as Diego Cerón, Antonia Yañez and Brazilians Isabel Clark and Marcos Batista.

Columbia Snow Challenge Slope Style 2012 from Ser Feliz! Producciones on Vimeo.

Then, riders from Chile, Brazil, Argentina, Canada and United States joined the 2012 edition of Mall Sport South America Rookie Fest in Valle Nevado. The snow and weather conditions were great, enabling the organization to make an excellent powder sessions during the first two days along with a great snowpark shaping for the 2Star slopestyle competition on Sunday, August the 26th.

Mall Sport South America Rookie Fest, Valle Nevado Chile 2012 from VALLE NEVADO on Vimeo.

Bright sun, good snow and great snowpark shaping where also the scenario for the Rip Curl The Gump Big Air Show, a different show that managed to mix sport and beauty on the mountains, which hosted more than 50 riders from Chile, Brazil and Argentina. Each rider had five runs to demonstrate their best jumps in this amazing event with high level of competition. Manuel Díaz from Chile were crowned the winner of the contest.

RIP CURL The Gum Big Air Party by BIGTIME from VDE PRODUCCIONES on Vimeo.

September the 2nd, El Colorado ski resort host the last chilean stop of WSF South America Tour 2012, the 8th edition of the traditional chilean event Rey del Park, the biggest freestyle event in Chile, elected for the first time ever a WSF event.

Rey del Park 2012 from El Colorado TV on Vimeo.

All of those snowboard events are parts of WSF South America Tour 2012, so all riders had the opportunity to accumulate points for official TTR and WSF snowboard ranking lists. This continental snowboard tour is developed in Chilean and Argentinians ski resorts and the Grand Finale will take place in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), October 24th-26th with a 2Star slopestyle indoor competition. See you there!!

Author: silvia