All good things come to those who wait, right? The Freeride World Tour is coming to Australia on August 3 with a Freeride World Qualifier and Freeride World Tour Junior competition for both skiing and snowboarding.

Taking place in Hotham’s Peach Bowl within the Heavenly Vallery area, the two events will be 1 star events on the Freeride World Tour circuit.

“We are thrilled to bring the Freeride World Tour to Australia,” said Tina Burford, Hotham’s Vice President & General Manager.

“This event is a perfect opportunity to showcase our resort and it’s amazing terrain. It also provides a valuable platform for Australia’s freeride skiers and riders to earn important FWT points without leaving the country.”

Recognised as Australia’s premier freeriding destination with its natural half-pipes, gullies, bowls, and cliffs, the resort’s unique terrain offers an exceptional venue for both competitors and spectators.

The event marks a significant milestone for the Freeride World Tour, especially following the recent recognition of Freeride Skiing and Snowboarding by the International Ski & Snowboard Federation (FIS). This recognition is a pivotal step in the global development of the sport, enhancing athlete support and paving the way for potential inclusion in future Winter Olympic Games.

Since its introduction in 2008, the Freeride World Tour has captivated the imaginations of freeride skiing and snowboarding enthusiasts and adrenaline junkies alike. This awe-inspiring tour showcases the most legendary and challenging alpine faces at renowned ski resorts across the world, providing a platform for the world’s top skiers and snowboarders to showcase their skills and push the boundaries of what is possible in freeride sports.

Further event updates and details on how to enter will be revealed soon.

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