In March 2015, Iceland’s second AFP slopestyle competition will take place in Akureyri, the ski capital of Iceland. The event will be held at Hlíðarfjall at Akureyri, a resort known for its high-quality snow, extensive cross country tracks and exciting ski slopes with breathtaking views.
AFP Free Ski Session | March 14 | 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
The freeski session begins with three groups: ladies, rookies (male skiers ages 12-15) and men (16 and older). The 12 best men’s riders, 8 best rookies and 8 best female riders then compete in the final round to win the prize.
This year’s impressive list of ski participants include Jesper Tjader (World Rank #6), Oystein Braaten (World Rank #7), Robert Franco (World Rank #10), Noah Wallace (World Rank #12), Cody Cirillo (World Rank #26) and many more! Click here to see a complete list of freeskiers.
IWG Open – Snowboard Competition | March 14 | 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
After practice sessions on March 12 and 13th, rookies (ages 10-14) and adults (ages 15 and up) participate in an open slopestyle competition. The top 8 riders will move on to the finals.
Participating snowboarders include Aron Snorri Davidsson, Baldur Bilhelmsson, Freddy Brideweser, Dagur Eli Gudnason and many more.
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In addition to the main competition, participants and spectators can also partake in a wide range of unique sightseeing activities including cave exploration, volcanic eruption and northern lights sightseeing and snowmobile or horse riding tours. Click here to view a complete list of events. Off-venue, the entertainment continues as visitors can enjoy concerts, shows and more.
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