Volcom Banked Slalom Kitzsteinhorn
The 4th annual Volcom Kitzsteinhorn Banked Slalom went down last weekend in Austria. Team riders including Terje Haakonsen, Arthur Longo, Markus Kleveland and the rest of the Volcom Snow Team riders were in attendance, with the overall winner bagging a starting spot at the legendary Mt Baker Banked Slalom 2018. As always, the categories included Open, Girls, Industry, 40 & over.
Check out our full gallery for the winners, movers and shakers.
Stefan Gimpl and Wolle Nyvelt
Wolle Nyvelt, Beckna and Paul Popp
Jens Hennefarth from Volcom was the man on the mic at the start
Wolle Nyvelt on course!
Tobi Leyendecker and Pete Rossner (Deeluxe)
Björn Hartweger and Muck Müller (munchie Konsilium)
Jan Prokes (Volcom) preparing his weapon of choice.
Bird's eye view of the finishing area
Start of the course
Manu Groiss and Anna Eschwey (both Nitro)
Peter Bauer (Amplid) and Harry Putz (Freeride Film Festival)
Chloè Sillieres and Emilie Desbottes (Volcom European Women Sales and Marketing Manager)
Muck Müller (munchie Konsilium) and Chris Heubl (Pleasure Mag)
Klaus Marco (SPC Snowpark Ischgl)
Birgit and Tanja
Hardy Tunnissen (Volcom) and Sandy Maier and Heiko Jäger (Volcom Stuttgart Crew)
Mathieu Perez after his second run.
The ultimate speaker Duo - Ernie and Bert - no, Julien Harricot (Bataleon) and Stephane Grenet (686)
Beckna adding a Stylefish Flavour as a crowd pleaser
Terje wasn't just the fastest rider, he was also the biggest over the corner in the finishing area
Pascal Imhof and Reto Neiger (Zen Snow)
Industry Rankings - Svetko Baltic (1st), Peter Bauer (2nd)
Masters category - Harry Putz (2nd), Peter Bauer (1st), Ivo Gmur (3rd)
Women's Podium- Svenja Schallner (3rd), Ana Rumiha (1st), Karleen Jeffery Barlia (2nd)
Overall - Pontus Stahlkloo (3rd), Terje Haakonsen (1st), Arthur Longo (2nd)
Peter Bauer explaining to the youngest rider what he has to drink to win banked slaloms...
Jan Prokes (Volcom) and Jebrane Desigaud at the price giving (Volcom EU Event Manager)
Photo + Film Crew, matey with Pete Rössner (Deeluxe) and Alexis de Tarade
Svetti, Matthieu Perez (Deeluxe), Michi Lippitsch (Montafon Banked)
No words - Stephane Grenet
Schoph's artwork for the 2017 Volcom Banked Slalom
The post in full swing
Terje was the lucky man who found artist Scoph's artdrop from the event