World Rookie Tour Finals, Sölden & Obergurgl, Austria April 22-27

With most of the stops done and dusted on the World Rookie tour, there are two stops left in Mammoth, US and Pila, Italy before the finals in Kitzsteinhorn – Zell am See-Kaprun, Austria.

Press Release: After travelling all around the world in Europe, from South America to New Zealand to and from North America to Japan and seeing the most prominent riders battling to conquer a spot in the World Rookie Snowboard Finals in KitzsteinhornKaprun/Zell am See, Austria, the Black Yeti is looking forward to seeing the next World Rookie Tour Champions.

Only the best young guns from the previous World Rookie Tour stops will join this legendary event. As is tradition the winners of the World Rookie Finals will be awarded with incredible prizes: wildcards to World Class Events, filming sessions with Pirate Movie Production, invitations to World Rookie Tour Shooting to be held in Les 2 Alpes France from 10 to 13 of July, Trip to Chile and many tickets to next season World Rookie Tour events. Moreover, this year the Black Yeti joined the forces with one of the most famous international competition, the Audi Nines, and the male and female Champions of the 2019 World Rookie Tour Snowboard Finals will win a ticket to this unique event that will take place from the 22nd to the 27th of April in Sölden and in Obergurgl, Austria.

Last but not least, the World Rookie Tour has established an end of season important partnership which will increase significantly the 2019 World Rookie Finals prizes:  all the 2019 rookie champions, snowboard freeski, male and female, will be awarded with a personal spot for the 2019.20 FIS World Cups.

Takeru Otsuka and Kokomo Murase were the previous WRT winners and started their carrier at the last year finals. Who will be the next snowboard stars?

From the 25th to the 30th of March riders from all over the world will gather in Austria for a unique sports and lifestyle event in a great international scenario.  The program of 2019 World Rookie Finals will include World Snowboard Tour Slopestyle and Half Pipe contest and many lifestyle activities: social dinners, workshops with Viva con Agua, Yoga lessons, a first aid clinic the final party and much more.

If you are a snowboarding fan or if your dream is to start a professional snowboard carrier, then Kitzsteinhorn, Kaprun/Zell am See, Austria, is the place to be! Watch the video promo online here!

Click here to find all the info about the program and booking. Download the registration form here, fill it out and sent it to [email protected].

Registration, info and bookings
Anna Negri – +39.059.9783397 or +39.338.1713960
[email protected]

Watch the videos of the 2018 World Rookie Finals in Kaprun: slopestyle and halfpipe competition.

2018.19 World Rookie Tour Calendar
South America Rookie Fest (SS) – Valle Nevado, Chile 9.14 August 2018 DONE
New Zealand Rookie Fest (SS+HP) – Cardrona, New Zealand 14.16 August 2018 DONE
New Zealand Rookie and Grom Fest (SS+H) – Cardrona, New Zealand 2.5 October 2018 DONE
Corvatsch Rookie Fest (SS) – Corvatsch, Switzerland 12.16 December 2018 DONE
USASA Grom Fest (HP) – Copper Moutain, US 6. January 2019 DONE
World Rookie Fest (SS) – Livigno, Italy 12.16 January 2019 DONE
USASA Grom Fest (SS) – Keystone, US 10 February 2019 DONE

Indy Park Rookie Fest (SS) – Nekoma, Japan 9.10 March 2019 DONE
Rev Tour Rookie Fest (SS+HP) – Mammoth, US 13.14 March 2019
Pila Rookie Fest (SS) – Pila, Italy 13.17 March 2019
World Rookie Finals (SS+HP) – Kitzsteinhorn – Zell am See-Kaprun, Austria 25.30 March 2019

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If you dream to become a professional action sports athlete, then your future starts from the World Rookie Tour!


On the cover: Pukas’ Adur Letamendia surfing the Pukas Pegaso by Chris Christenson. Photo by Carles Medina.


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