Oh yes, it’s back and back in Canada for that matter. We couldn’t be more proud of Kicking Horse Mountain Resort to officially host it’s third year as the Noth American Freeride World Tour stop. Athletes, fans, friends, and first-timers hearing about the 2020 FWT, read on for all the details because you’ll most definitely want to mark your calendars – don’t miss the biggest ski events of the season!
FWT 2020: 5 stops, 3 continents, 49 riders, 4 champions.
STOP 1: Hakuba, Japan – The Winter Begins – January 18-25, 2020 (FWQ 13-16) Join riders in dreamlike pillows and spines as they shred some of the deepest snow on the planet.
STOP 2:Kicking Horse Golden BC, Canada – Time To Get Rowdy! – February 6-12, 2020The playful Canadian terrain gives riders a chance to go big while showing off their technical skills.
STOP 3: Ordino Arcalís, Andorra – Hold The Line – February 28 – March 4, 2020 Riders navigate the dynamic conditions and complex terrain high in the Pyrenees Mountains of Andorra.
STOP 4: Fieberbrunn, Austria – Crunch Time – March 7-13, 2020 It’s do or die for the penultimate stop of the tour – riders commit it all to qualify for the final.
STOP 5: Verbier, Switzerland – The Grand Finale – March 28 – April 5, 2020 There’s steep, and then there’s the Bec des Rosses – the stunning freeride summit that inhabits contestants wildest fantasies and darkest fears. The season culminates in Switzerland at the 25th edition of the Xtreme Verbier – a historic event and celebration not to be missed.
Curious about how these events are tackled and put together?
READ: “Making the FWT a Reality.”