In March 2022, the inaugural Danihell Hanka Invitational welcomed twelve unique skiers from across the freeski spectrum to Daniel Hanka’s home resort of Destne, Czechia. Their mission: to enjoy a week-long, no-rules session on a special park setup envisioned by Daniel, and to bring back a touch of the flavor and style from the times before skiing was dominated by rules, regulations and organizations.
“With this invitational, I would love to bring back the old-school park session and do an event that will actually satisfy the core of our ski community,” says Daniel. “My skiing is really character oriented, so I would like to appreciate all the other skiers that are working this way. That’s pretty much the point of the Danihell Hanka invitational.”
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