The dates and venues for the 2018 Freeride Word Tour have been announce, with new stop in Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, the only North American event. Get set to follow Canadians Logan Pehota, Trace Cook, Kylie Sivell and Audrey Hebert tackle big mountain freestyle lines in quest for the championship.
January 20-27 — Hakuba, Japan — The Winter Begins (New for 2018)
February 3-9 — Kicking Horse, Golden, BC, Canada — Time To Get Rowdy (New for 2018)
March 1-7 — Vallnord-Arcalís, Andorra — Hold The Line
March 9-15 — Fieberbrunn, Austria — Crunch Time
March 31 – April 8 — Verbier, Switzerland — The Grand Finale
From Press Release
THE FREERIDE WORLD TOUR (FWT) EXPANDS TO 3 CONTINENTS IN 2018 WITH NEW STOPS IN JAPAN AND CANADA!
The updated competition calendar featuring all the new stops on the 11th edition of the FWT is now available!
September 12, 2017 – Lutry, Switzerland – After a long summer season of anticipation, the FWT launched the official competition calendar featuring a completely revamped competition schedule for the upcoming 2018 season. This year, the FWT unveils two brand new locations for the opening events in Hakuba, Japan and Kicking Horse, Golden, BC, Canada – two legendary freeride destinations. Forty five riders in four categories – ski men, ski women, snowboard men, and snowboard women – will make the five-stop international journey. All riders will face a round of qualification cuts after the fourth stop in Fieberbrunn, Austria before arriving at the grand finale in Verbier, Switzerland in March/April 2018.