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LAAX is preparing for its most important European snowboard event

The LAAX Open 2017 will take place from January 16 to 21, 2016. A snowboard event with including some of the worlds best riders and icons and newcomers. Its an event that is true to the LAAX roots. World class riders like the Olympic Champions Iouri Podladtchikov and Jamie Anderson, 2016 LAAX OPEN winners Mark McMorris and Ayumu Hirano guarantee a wicked event. The freestyle lifestyle experience includes music events, art and food.

The Big finals will be on on January 20 and 21, 2017

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For one week the freestyle driven resort of LAAX will have 200 pro riders competing in slopestyle and halfpipe up on Crap Sogn Gion mountain. There will be qualifiers, semi-finals all leading to the the finals. its all going to be about the tech, style and creativity. The finals for women and men will be held on Friday, January 20, 2017 in slopestyle and on Saturday, January 21, 2017 in halfpipe.

The riders list for this FIS Snowboard World Cup and TTR World Snowboard Tour event can be seen here.

Visit the website for more info on the full program including all the LAAXroots festival activities.

www.laax.com/open

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Ryan Maxwell

Ryan Maxwell

Marketing Manager at EXTREME
An out and out snow junkie brought up with snowboarding as a rare commodity, Ryan lives for the journey, mountains and freedom. Coming from a background of Business and Marketing, he joined EXTREME in 2014 and aims to try every extreme sport known to man. Ryan’s mission is to document the escapades of someone truly living the dream!
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