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Battle on The Bluff

presented by Flip Insurance

Monday 12 Aug, 2024 2024-08-12 10:00:00 2024-08-12 15:00:00 Australia/Sydney Battle on The Bluff Show off your all-mountain skills in the Battle on The Bluff Freeride competition. Ride the best line down the course with a mix of turns and tricks for your chance to climb upon the podium. Thredbo, New South Wales, Australia Add to Calendar

Carve out unique lines and match it with style and flow down Thredbo’s unmatched freeride terrain. Whether it’s sending big drops or slashing the wave and wind lips, this is the comp to break down barriers and strut your stuff! Set to become Australia’s Premier freeride competition, you won’t want to miss the opportunity to take home a share of the $20k of cash and a heap of rad prizes from Oakley, Burton and Rossignol on offer.

Schedule

Bib Collection: 7:30am – 8am | Valley Terminal

Inspection: 9am – 9.45am (outside of the course boundary) | The Bluff

Runs: From 10am | The Bluff

Presentation: 3pm | Alpine Bar

What You Need To Know

  • Grom Men Ski & Snowboard: 7 – 12 years old
  • Grom Women Ski & Snowboard: 7 – 12 years old
  • Junior Men Ski & Snowboard: 13 – 17 years old
  • Junior Women Ski & Snowboard: 13 – 17 years old
  • Open Men Ski & Snowboard: Any Age
  • Open Women Ski & Snowboard: Any Age
  • Masters Men Ski & Snowboard: 35yrs+
  • Masters Women Ski & Snowboard: 35yrs+

Age categories are calculated using age at 31 December 2024. 

All Open Ski & Snowboard podiums will take home:

  • 1st = $1000
  • 2nd = $750
  • 3rd = $500

All other podiums for each category will take home a rad prize bag filled with goodies from our sponsors.

Judging Criteria: Overall Run Impression which takes into account:

  • Difficulty of line – how technical the path down the mountain is
  • Control – was the line ridden exactly like it was anticipated
  • Fluidity – ensuring a run that flows from feature to feature
  • Jumps – were there features and how well where they executed throughout the run
  • Technique – how a rider performed based on his ability and compared to others

Format: Two runs, best run counts

Run Order: Competitors will drop in bib order

Helmets are compulsory for all competitors 

Enquiries

For all enquiries, please email events_thredbo@evt.com

Thredbo sits on the traditional land of the Monero – Ngarigo people who have looked after this land, water and community for over 60,000 years. We thank them for all they have done and continue to do to look after their country, a special place which we all love and respect.

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