SFR Freestyle Tour 2017 in Tignes
For the third consecutive season, the halfpipe ski world cup will take place in Tignes from the 4th to the 7th March 2017. The best freestyle skiers will compete at this event to try to win the infamous Globe de Cristal.
Last year, French riders Kevin Rolland and Ben Valentin impressively took first and third place on the podium, we are wishing them every success in their victory this season.
The SFR Freestyle Event
16 years after the launch of its first competition, the SFR Freestyle Tour bring together all the best freestyle skiers on the planet. This freestyle ski competition is a real springboard for new generations.
We have seen many French skiers come up through the ranks in this event, such as Marie Martinot, Laurent Favre, Kevin Rolland, Thomas Krief, Benoit Valentin and Xavier Bertoni.
This year, the circuit started with the first slopestyle ski World Cup in France, in Font-Romeu. This competition was the first qualifying event for the 2018 Olympic Game.
Then, the SFR Freestyle Tour 2017 will bring together the world's top 30 riders, in February, at the slopestyle skiing competition in La Clusaz. Finally, it will finish in March in Tignes with the final of the World Cup ski halfpipe.
Come to Tignes for the SFR Freestyle Tour
From the 4th to the 7th of March 2017, visit the mythical superpipe of Tignes, and support the greatest freestyle skiers in the world.
In addition to the Globe de Cristal of the World Cup, the riders will try to win a maximum of points to be the "Best World Skier" at the end of the winter. The stakes are high for all these athletes, who will chain their tricks, producing their most technical runs. An impressive show not to be missed!
Among the skiers, you will find Ben Valentin, Ayana Onazuka, David Wise, Kevin Rolland, Marie Martinod, Joffrey Pollet-Villard, Mike Riddle, Broby Leeds, Alexander Ferreira, Lyman Currier, Cassie Sharpe, Aaron Blunk, Brita Sigourney, Anaïs Caradeux, Devin Logan, Thomas Krief et Analissa Drew.
Whilst waiting for this breathtaking event, continue to enjoy the slopes with the great equipment found in our ski hire shops in Tignes!