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Volcom Kitzsteinhorn Banked Slalom 2018

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The 5th annual Volcom Kitzsteinhorn Banked Slalom is a wrap and another one for the books.
Once again we scored EPIC weather, snow conditions and too many beers to remember.
If you weren’t there, punch yourself.. Yes we know this is a cliché but it rings so true for this event, a mighty fine gathering of splendid people of all ages worshipping  possibly the most open and tolerant religion of all, namely snowboarding

Congrats to the fastest man Pascal Imhof and the fastest woman, Chloé Sillieres

Come nighttime, as always , there was no escaping the legendary party in the fairy-tale Kaprun castle. This year, our very own Olivier Gittler and his band Leopard Ale kickstarted the party, with surprise guest Mike Ravelson joining on stage for the final two songs, before King Khan and the Shrines delivered an absolutely MINDBLOWING set that lasted nearly two hours. This is a must-see band, if you ever get the chance

Big thanks to Kitzsteinhorn for having us, Lippi and his @kitzsteinhornsnowpark shaper crew, Active Hotel (PLs insert address here; https://www.active-kaprun.at/ )

Eagletone guitars, Nitro Snowboards, Burg Kaprun, Leopard Ale, the almighty King Khan and the Shrines and everyone who came out to ride or celebrate snowboarding with us.

Happy summer and see you next year!

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@vernondeck - Torgeir giving his base a pre-race grind

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@vernondeck - Oli Gittler, Mathieu Siboni and Torgeil and som Radlers & Gary Abott’s

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@vernondeck - Basque country and Andalusia united, with an Olympic silver medal in the middle; Armando and the two Regino’s Hernandez

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@vernondeck - Stone Man was of couse on site, smoking everyone

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@vernondeck - Pre-dropping in Schnaps was of course compulsory

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@vernondeck - Nico Bondi, our youngest competitor (7) at the start together with Jens Hennefarth

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@vernondeck - Jimmy Perresson, 90-ies legend, about to drop in. And yes, he was fast

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@vernondeck - Arthur Longo, the man behin SHE (Side Hits Euphoria) halfway thru the course

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@vernondeck - Almost the entire Volcom crew in one shot

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@vernondeck - Jamie Lynn signing boards for fans

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@vernondeck - Schoph and Nico Bondi art collaboration. See the final outcome on exposition at the Louvre this summer

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@vernondeck - Chloé Sillieres at the prize giving, frothing on her new, Jamie Lynn-customized Eagletone guitar

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@vernondeck - Fastest man Pascal Imhof (Again, after Laax), Wolle Nyvelt and Mick David

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@vernondeck - Drone shot of the start of the course

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@vernondeck - Thank you Lippi and all the @kitzsteinhornsnowpark for your hard work on this course

All the pictures below by Martin Hermann

Arthur Longo got pop

Arthur Longo got pop

Thanks to NItro for the support - Bs Air at the finish hip

Thanks to NItro for the support - Bs Air at the finish hip 

the Volcom Team shredding the park Arthur Longo slidding frontside

The Volcom Team shredding the park Arthur Longo sliding frontside

Fred Marchadier Mathieu Siboni Guillaume Dartenuc Joost Groostwagers and Valerian Ducourtil

Fred Marchadier Mathieu Siboni Guillaume Dartenuc Joost Groostwagers and Valerian Ducourtil

intergenerations podium 20- 20+ 30+ 40+ and 50+ fastest racers(nomdesgagnants)

Intergenerations podium 20- 20+ 30+ 40+ and 50+ fastest racers - 

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1st James Mermillod-2nd Robin Ligeon-3rd Renars Birmanis

Pro Women Podium (nomdesgagnantes)

Pro Women Podium - 2 - Karleen Jeffery Barlia, 1 - Chloé Sillieres, 3 - Julia Pereira 

Open Women podium (nomdesgagnantes)

Open Women podium, 1 - Regina Lind, 2 - Svenja Schallner, 3 - Chevy Challis

Trophies this year are Eagletone guitars customized by theone and only Jamie Lynn

Trophies this year are Eagletone guitars customized by the one and only Jamie Lynn 

metslesdeuxtrophyshotsalasuitestpCastle Rock Out Party was lit

Castle Rock Out Party was lit

keyboard stage dive during king Khans Fabulous show

Keyboard stage dive during king Khans Fabulous show

King Khan And The Shrines owned the Castle and go everyone in trance

King Khan And The Shrines owned the Castle and go everyone in a trance Leopard Ale got the crowd amped

Leopard Ale got the crowd amped Mitchell and Nieck Van Der Velden enjoying the Austrian refreshments

Mitchell and Nieck Van Der Velden enjoying the Austrian refreshments

Leopard Ale opened the Castle Rock Out party with team riders Olivier G and Mike Rave jaming together

Leopard Ale opened the Castle Rock Out party with team riders Olivier G and Mike Rave jamming together

The Volcom Team (nomdesriders)The Volcom Team - Valerian Ducourtil, Olivier Gittler, Arthur Longo, Hailey Langland, Torgeir Bergrem

Big thank you to Active by Leitner hotel!!

 

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