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For the first time, the QParks Tour is coming to shred the Vans Penken Park — it's the Penken Battle!


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The Vans Penken Park. Photo: Roland Haschka / QParks

All photos courtesy of young mountain media / QParks

The contest series at the Vans Penken Park enters the next round – on March 12th, 2016 the freeski scene should get prepared for the premiere of the PENKEN BATTLE! As the participants of the Mayrhofen Freeski Open have already ripped the park with plenty of smooth runs and sick tricks, the time has come to welcome the QParks Freeski Tour at Penken.

 

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Photo: Haschka

 

On March 12th, ladies, men and groms will step up to an outstanding battle at the Vans Penken Park. At the 7th stop of the QParks Freeski Tour 2015/16, a cash prize of € 1,300 and loads of goodies by Anon, Neff, Amplifi and QParks are waiting for the contesters. Since there’s no entry fee, the tour is an absolute must-shred for all riders who want to raise attention and set their mark within the European freeski scene.

 

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Skier: Markus Obwaller Photo: Haschka

 

It’s Raining Points!
Apart from a prospectively amazing slopestyle setup, the tempting cash prize and goodies, it’s all about gathering points at the Penken Battle. Alongside the chance to collect points for the QParks Tour… the Freeski Austria Ranking as well as the ranking of the Tyrolean Ski Association are also part of the game.

 

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Don’t Sleep, Sign Up Now!
The number of participants of the QParks Freeski Tour is limited, which means that you better be quick if you want to show off your skills at the contest line of the Vans Penken Park. Click here for the rider’s registration. You can sign up online for free. To take part in the Groms category you have to be born in 2001 or later.

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Bernhard Obrist tosses a nice backflip. Photo: Patrick Steiner / QParks

“Hottest Shot” and Rookie Sponsoring by Anon
If you post on Instagram or Facebook during the tour stop and tag your pics with #vanspenkenpark, #qparkstour and #anonhottestshot you have the chance to win the Anon Hottest Shot and receive a cool prize by this popular ski brand. No matter if you’re a visitor or a rider, everyone is invited to take part and win. Watch out – during the QParks Freeski Tour Stops, Anon is on the look-out for young talents and will be giving away two material sponsorings for the season 2016/17 – it’s time to prove your skills, boys and girls!

QParks Freeski Tour Teaser 2015/16 – Ready for take-off! from QParks on Vimeo.
Timetable

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You can find the most up-to-date news from the Vans Penken Parks on the Facebook page and the best pics of this season on Instagram! Daily updates of the current setup by the shape crew are available at vans-penken-park.com. Thanks to the new app, you get the latest news via your Android smartphone or your iPhone no matter where you are!

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