(LAAX, SUI – Winter 2010/2011) – Are you ready for the freeski season? LAAX is it already! Dressed in a winter wonderland outfit, Europe’s freestyle destination number one offers fresh shaped parks & pipe up on Crap Sogn Gion. After great riding sessions on the mountain you can improve your skills in the brand new training center of the Freestyle Academy.
The first European indoor freestyle hall is based nearby the LAAX bottom station. The Swiss slopestyle Champion Joel Moser inaugurated the big air ramp with stylish tricks landing softly in the huge foam pit on the first December weekend. Impressed guests including LAAX rider and 4 times EFO winner Virginie Faivre followed the freestyle performances on ski, board and skate. The LAAX snowpark team designed a brilliant playground with big air, quarter pipe & skate ramps, rails, boulder wall, trampolines and golf simulator. All these facilities are suitable for beginners to advanced riders all season long. The Freestyle Academy is a natural addition to the resort`s vibrant freestyle scene and guarantees year-round training regardless of the weather.
Check it out now to improve your tricks for the European Freeski Open 2011. The most prestigious freeski event in Europe will take place in LAAX, Switzerland, from March 1 to 5, 2011. The rider online registration for slopestyle and halfpipe will start on January 3, 2011 on www.laax.com/freeskiopen and is open until January 30, 2011.