“Die Freireiter”, Andreas Prielmaier and Thomas Mayer, met up with Sonnia Höffken, who is an avid yogini and freerider, in La Grave. The guys were skeptical at first, but after sharing some incredible runs with Sonnia (SkiYo – feel the flow! ®), they found the positive effects of yoga for skiers intriguing.
Shades of Winter launches its first ever FilmFest – you will be able to watch 8 to 10 snow movies, for example Shades of Winter “Connects” or “Now or Never” by Nadine Wallner in various cities throughout Europe.
Also, meeting the athletes like Julia Mancuso, Nadine Wallner or Lorraine Huber will be possible at the tourstops.
The dates are:
FilmFest Munich 10.12.2018 – 19 Uhr Filmtheater Sendlinger Tor
FilmFest Vienna 11.12.2018 – 19 Uhr Stadtkino Wien
Girls Shred Sessions are back for another season of awesome freestyle snowboard and ski clinics!
The dates are:
15. Dezember 2018 – Girls Who Ride Session by Nikita Clothing in Obergurgl 02. Februar 2019 – Blue Tomato Girls Day auf der Planai 16. Februar 2019 – Girls Shred Session in Mayrhofen 02. März 2019 – Girls Shred Session in Alta Badia 09. März 2019 – Blue Tomato Girls Day am Hochkönig
Buckle up your seatbelts, the Freeride Film Festival Tour 2016 starts today (November 5, 2016). The kick-off will be in Innsbruck and the tour will then stop in Munich (Nov 6), Darmstadt (Nov 7), Cologne (Nov 8), Berlin (Nov 9) and Vienna (Nov 10).
Also on the schedule: 2 special screenings of Shades of Winter – BETWEEN in Linz (Nov 13) and Vienna (Nov 14). For people close to the western part of Austria there’s a mini-tourstop with a more local movie selection on the 17th of November in Dornbirn.
After the Catch Some Rails contest had to be postponed two weeks ago, the re-edition could take place on the 19th of march in the Neighborhood Snowpark at the Weinebene Resort in Styria. Blazing sunshine greeted all riders. In the morning, it was time for some practise runs in the park and after a short lunchbreak with treats from Almdudler, Afro Coffee, Red Bull and Hirter Bier, the contest took place in the afternoon.
The level was very high and many riders offered a huge bag of tricks, which made it rather difficult for the judges to make their decisions.
Results Ski Ladies: 1. Hanni Janesch 2. Sophie Brandl 3. Maria Hütter
Results Snowboard Ladies: 1. Elena Hammer 1. Andrea Szathmari (ex aequo)
All participantes received goodie bags with free stuff from 32, Picture, Ecophant, Coulour Wear and Zimtstern.
Stay tuned for the late season events in april and may!
on the 13th of february, the Neighborhood Jam 2016 took place in the Neighboorhood Snowpark at the Weinebene in Styria.
10 centimeters of fresh snow and wonderful sunshine got all contestants fired up to compete in the snowpark. in the morning, it was time for the qualifiers. after a short lunch break, where all the riders could indulge in food, beer and beverages like almdudler, red bull and afro coffee, the finals were on in the afternoon.
the good mood of all participants pushed the riding levels high up and everyone threw down their best tricks in the park.
Steffi Reicht from Graz scored the first place in the snowboard girls category, Babsi Wallner from Lower Austria came in second. Sophie Brandl won the ski girls category.
on the 3rd of january 2016, a beginner park coaching for snowboarders and skiers organized by Action Cats took place at the Neighborhood Snowpark in the Weinebene resort in Styria near Graz. the Neighborhood Snowpark crew did all they could to provide the ladies with the best conditions possible for their camp. the aim of the Action Cats coachings is to enable women to get to know other female riders and experience a joyful day on the mountain.
Babs Bayer was the snowboard coach of the day, taking care of the riders who were very eager to improve their park skills. they worked on basics like 50-50 sliding the box, but also on harder tricks like boardslides. they also improved their kicker skills.
for the first time, skiers also participated in an Action Cats coaching, they received lots of pointers by skicoach Felix Ehmann.
everyone was able to learn something new.
at the end of the coaching session, all riders received a beautiful goodie bag from Blue Tomato and one lucky raffle winner was able to take home an Action Cats hoodie designed by Naja Puhan from Black Bear & White Bear.
it was a successful day for all participants with a lot of happy faces all around.