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One thing´s for sure: I can see Mother Hulda smiling! Many prayers and wishes for the white splendour have arrived and there was no lack of creativity! Thank you for all the cool rhymes and poems, it was definitely worth it! Santa Claus is already handing out and sends a cool QParks Snowboard Tour shirt to all winners!
DRAMA and GLORY! Under brazenly perfect weather conditions, the international freestyle community celebrated the ninth edition of the Horsefeathers Pleasure Jam in the Horsefeathers Superpark Dachstein – one of the best ones ever! At an unprecedented level, the snowboard elite was battling for the victory of this TTR 4 star contest in the perfectly shaped park. After a two day trick fireworks, the Belgian Seppe Smits and Aimee Fuller from Great Britain were smiling down from the top of the podium as winners of the Super Finals. The only 19-year old Matthias Weißenbacher caused a sensation in reaching the third rank!
The Balicamp Best Trick Awards for those riders blowing the minds of both the audience and the judges with the sickest trick have long since been established as a kind of tradition at the Horsefeathers Pleasure Jam. This year, Sheryl Maas from the Netherlands and Sven Thorgren from Sweden can look forward to a trip to the infamous Balicamp!
Sharpen your edges and wax your snowboards – it is about to happen: The Horsefeathers Pleasure Jam and hence the official contest kick-off of the new freestyle season 2011 is just around the corner. In a couple of days, Schladming at the Dachstein will turn again into the Mecca of the international snowboard scene, when from November 11th to 13th the elite of pro athletes with big names like Torstein Horgmo, Marko Grilc, Seppe Smits or Sage Kotsenburg among them, will battle for podium places at the Horsefeathers Superpark Dachstein. Besides the TTR 4 Star competition, the 9th edition of the Horsefeathers Pleasure Jam is also the first waypoint of the QParks Snowboard Tour, which will cause a hell of excitement also in season 2011/2012!