World Rookie Tour - 10 Years Documentary Video
From 10 years the World Rookie Tour and the Black Yeti are scouting for tomorrow snowboard stars and are creating incredible events for under 18 years old riders only. Started from a single event, the World Rookie Fest in Livigno, Italy, and developed into a global series with more than 10 international events every year, the World Rookie Tour today is the largest and most popular youth snowboard project on planet Earth.
Featuring some of today world top athlets, and yesterday snowboard legends, this video documentary shows snowboard champions and olympic finalists when they were 12 years old riders sponsored by "mom & dad", this 10 minutes documentary explains what the World Rookie Tour did in the last 10 years.
The Black Yeti (Himalaya)
Seppe Smits (BEL)
Martin Mikyska (CZE)
Sven Thorgren (SWE)
Peetu Piiroinein (FIN)
Christian Haller (SWI)
Staale Sandback (NOR)
Roope Tonteri (FIN)
Keita Heinamura (JAP)
Gjermund Braaten (NOR)
Ulrik Badertsher (NOR)
Spiro Sanchez (CHI)
Federico Chiaradio (CHI)
Manuel Pietropoli (ITA)
and many more from all over
Meinhard Trojer (AUT)
Marco Sampaoli (ITA)
Gian Luca Zanetti (ITA)
Shingeru "Ishi" Ischiara (JAP)
Bob Klein (USA)
Terry Kidwell (USA)
Mike Ranquet (USA)
Chuck Barfoot (USA)
Pirate Movie Production (AUT)
Valle Nevado, Chile
Arena Platos, Romania
Monte Bondone, Italy
Val Senales, Italy
and some more place around the world.
Andreas "Mone" Monesberg
and many more
World Rookie Tour
DON'T MISS THE UPCOMING WORLD ROOKIE TOUR EVENTS!
Norway is getting ready for the Oslo Rookie Fest 2015
The first edition of the Oslo Rookie Fest is soon about to go down. From 27. Februar to 1. March 2015, the rookies have the chance to ride the famous Superpipe at Oslo Vinterpark in a WST NATIONAL event. Besides the competition, there are a bunch of amazing side activities offered for the young snowboarders such as a practical workshop abuot sport photography hosted by Markus Fischer (Pleasure Snowboard Mag photo editor) and the possibility to rider with disabled snowboarders. Between practice and competition, the Rookies will be able to join all the other activities of the Oslo Vinter Festival, such as snowskate, bandy and ski jump http://oslo-vinterfestival.no/.
The countdown is on for the forth edition of Trentino Rookie Fest
Monte Bondone will host for the 4th time the Trentino Rookie Fest from 25th february untill 1st march 2015. Due to poor snow condition the event will not feature an halfpipe competition for this season, and it will be focus on slopestyle contest with an extra night rail jam in cash for trick format and, as always, a bunch of additional side activities.
2014.15 World Rookie Tour - Calendar
South America Rookie Fest / Valle Nevado . Chile / 8-12 Aug 2014 / Slopestyle - DONE
Australian Rookie Fest / Thredbo . Australia / 22-23 Aug 2014 / Slopestyle - DONE
Iceripper Rookie Fest / Laax . Switzerland / 7-10 Jan 2015 / Halfpipe - DONE
WSF World Rookie Fest / Livigno . Italy / 10-15 Jan 2015 / Slopestyle - DONE
Hellas Rookie Fest / Greece / 23-25 Jan 2015 / Slopestyle - DONE
Bulgarian Rookie Fest / Pamporovo . Bulgaria / 30 Jan -1 Feb 2015 / Slopestyle + Halfpipe - DONE
Transilvania Rookie Fest / Arena Platos . Romania / 6-8 Feb 2015 / Slopestyle - DONE
Trentino Rookie Fest / Monte Bondone . Italy / 25 Feb -1 Mar 2015 / Slopestyle
Oslo Rookie Fest / Oslo Vinterpark . Norway / 27 Feb - 1 Mar 2015 / Halfpipe
Indy Park Rookie Fest / Nekoma . Japan / 6-7 Mar 2015 / Slopestyle
Völkl World Rookie Finals / Ischgl . Austria / 07-12 Apr 2015 / Slopestyle
WSF rookie events are reserved to Rookies (born from 1st of January 1997 to 31st of December 1999) and Grom (born from 1st of January 2000 and up), both boys and girls. All contests of the World Rookie Tour will generate valuable results for the TTR World Snowboard Tour Ranks and for the World Rookie Rank developed by World Snowboard Federation.
The WSF World Rookie Tour is organized by the World Snowboard Federation in collaboration with its National Snowboard Associations, and it is made possible by Red Bull and Volkl Snowboards. You can follow the World Rookie Tour on our international media partners Onboard European Snowboard magazine, Cooler and MPora.
ABOUT THE WORLD SNOWBOARD FEDERATION
The World Snowboard Federation (WSF) is the international organization exclusively working to develop the sport of snowboarding at all levels. Program areas include: competitions, Para-Snowboard, judge and shapers, education and certification, and snowboard activities for riders of every age. The WSF represents a network of National Snowboard Associations (NSAs) who work together at a worldwide level to promote the development of snowboarding. NSA members can find a source of inspiration and support from the WSF for the activities they are conducting within their nation and by working towards the same goal: progression of snowboarding from the ground up. The WSF collaborates with the TTR Pro Snowboarding, the owner and operator of the TTR World Snowboard Tour and the TTR World Ranking System. Through this collaboration and coordination of events at the TTR World Snowboard Tour, The WSF and the TTR want to create an environment that fosters the development of competitive snowboarding. In February 2012, the WSF and the TTR hosted the inaugural World Snowboarding Championships in Oslo, Norway, an elite level event to be held every four years in alternating cities around the world. Official website: Organisationwww.worldsnowboardfederation.org.
About TTR Pro Snowboarding and the World Snowboard Tour
TTR Pro Snowboarding strives to promote competitive snowboarding in representing the interests of a professional network of events, athletes, national sport associations and industry partners. A Non-Profit organization, TTR Pro Snowboarding owns the World Snowboard Tour, the World Championships of Snowboarding in partnership with the WSF, and the global ranking system - the World Snowboarding Points Lists (WSPLs). Through TTR's four-tiered tour structure, it encourages, develops and supports rider progression from rookies to world-class.