Volcom’s 6th annual Banked Slalom

On April 26-28, 2019, Volcom’s 6th annual Banked Slalom took place in Kitzsteinhorn followed by a Volcom castle party at Burg Kaprun. See the full list of podium places and event recap from Volcom below. 

Volcom Banked Slalom

Press Release:
STAY LOW, FOLLOW THE BANKS, DRINK BEER, CELEBRATE SNOWBOARDING AND DON’T FORGET TO ROCK N’ ROLL!

QUALIFIERS WERE HELD ON FRIDAY ON WINDY CONDITIONS, 150 SPOTS OF WHICH THE 50 FASTEST ADVANCED TO SATURDAYS MAIN EVENT, ENDING THE DAY WITH SPECIAL PRIZES AND A PARTY AT THE BACKFLIP BAR WITH DJ SCOTT NIXON.

AFTER THE SATURDAY RACE, TRUE TO TRADITION, WE WERE TREATED TO A BADASS VOLCOM CASTLE ROCK OUT PARTY AT BURG KAPRUN WITH THE CHURCH OF MENTAL ENLIGHTMENT AND THE SHRINE.

THE RAGING NIGHT AND SNOWING CONDITIONS DIDN’T ALLOW THE SUNDAY CHINESE DOWNHILL BUT WE ENJOYED SOME BONUS POW TURNS!

PRO WOMEN
1st IMHOF Murielle  (starting spot at legendary Mt Baker Banked Slalom)
2nd ETTEL Leilani
3rd FILZMOSER Lisa
4th BAUMSCHLAGER Lea
5th MERKHOFFER Melina

PRO MEN
1st HAAKONSEN Terje (Gave his spot to Mt Baker to second fastest Men)
2nd VALENTAN Tadej
3rd STAHKLOO Pontus
4th LUGGEN Levi
5th BERGREM Torgeir

OPEN WOMEN
1st SCHALLNER Svenja
2nd STEINER Maria
3rd BACHER Sarah
4th WOLLEIN Lisa
5th STEINER Isabella

OPEN MEN
1st NEIGER Reto (starting spot at legendary Mt Baker Banked Slalom)
2nd TOURMEAU Bertrand
3rd BRUNNER Rene
4th MERMILLOD James
5th KASPAR Dan

SPECIAL PRIZES:
Best trick on the hip, Day 1 Slowest men, Day 1 Slowest Women, Generations podium (20-, 30-,40-,50-), oldest competitor, Youngest competitor, Top 3 under 15 years old

HUGE THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO CAME ENJOY THE WEEKEND WITH US, KITZSTEINHORN SNOWPARK, CHURCH OF MENTAL ENLIGHTMENT, THE SHRINE, EAGLETONE GUITARS & WOODBRASS, LOS LOCOS SNOWBOARD CLUB, DJ SCOTT NIXON AND MC2FRE, ALL THE HELPERS AND ACTIVE BY LEITNERS.

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