At their General Assemblies in Vienna on May 29-30, 2015, the World Snowboard Federation and TTR Pro Snowboarding made important decisions to further foster the development of competitive snowboarding. In a move to close ranks the ownership of TTR and the World Snowboard Tour will develop from events-only to include nations and riders. Representatives of […]
Ticket To Ride Pro Snowboarding and World Snowboard Federation Assemble, Create Plans for Yabuli, China, Oslo X Games, and New President
Ticket to Ride Pro Snowboarding Publishes World Snowboard Tour Calendar, Plus What’s in Store for New Season
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 […]
Snowboarding Becomes United with Launch of World Snowboard Tour 2.0
Ticket to Ride (TTR) has announced the successful collaboration between riders, top events, nations and the snowboard industry towards a unified contest series in freestyle snowboarding after their annual general assembly meetings last week in Barcelona. This marks a bright future for the industry and success of the sport. Here’s more: TTR, a non profit […]
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.
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