There has been a great deal of discussion and negotiations since the Ticket to Ride (TTR) General Assembly in Barcelona in May, 2014. Some things have worked out for the snowboarding competition scene, and others have not. First, based on four event categories, Elite, International, National and Regional, the new tour structure provides more transparency […]
Ticket to Ride Pro Snowboarding Publishes World Snowboard Tour Calendar, Plus What’s in Store for New Season
Mid-Summer Update on Winter News: TTR World Tour Changes Name to World Snowboard Tour, Giving Cred to World’s Most Significant Snowboard Tour
The FIS may not agree, but TTR (Ticket To Ride, founded by legendary snowboarder Terje Haakonsen) has never really played by their rules anyway. TTR World Snowboard Tour announced July 3, 2012, a name change from TTR World Tour to the World Snowboard Tour marking yet another stance on the fact that they are the […]
Snowboarding Olympic Qualification via FIS Rules Approved by IOC Proves Yet Another Frustrating Blow to the Industry
The relationship between the IOC, FIS, and snowboarding industry has always been difficult, but it just got worse.