Friday Contest Tidbits: Peak Performance ‘King of Style’

Posted By: The Ski Channel on November 20, 2009 3:38 pm

Friday Practice Session

Just wanted to fill you all in on the latest going on at the 2009 Peak Performance “King of Style” contest at the LG Winter Jam in Stockholm, Sweden.

Today’s scheduled practice session for skiers on the scaffolding jump didn’t not go nearly as well as originally planned. The unusually warm weather (temperatures were around 50 degrees F) and 85% humidity index, did not make for ideal testing conditions. Only a few riders were brave enough, or maybe dumb enough, to hit the jump. Hopefully the weather will be more cooperative for tomorrow’s contest.

Media Coverage/Streaming Information

Swedish Television will broadcast the event live on Channel 2 and online at http://www.svt.se/play starting at 06:00 p.m. CET on November 21. The live streaming is available to all EU countries. If you live outside the EU you might need to use a proxy server or an IP Tunnel to get access to the stream. More info of how to that here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ip_tunnel
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proxy_server

Highlights from the event will be available at the Peak Performance website following the event.

Final Confirmed Rider List

Since my originally posting of the rider list yesterday, there have been a couple of changes to the line-up of athletes competing in the event. Bold names will denote all new changes since my last K.O.S. post.

Jacob Wester – Sweden
Sammy Carlson – USA
Jon Olsson – Sweden
Simon Dumont – USA
Oscar Scherlin – Sweden
Tom Wallisch – USA
Christopher Frankum – Norway
Elias Ambühl – Switzerland
Phil Casabon – Canada
Kevin Rolland – France
Oscar Harlaut – Sweden
Andreas Håtveit – Norway
Pekka Hyysalo – Finland
Alexander Aurdal – Norway
LJ Strenio – USA
Ian Cosco – Canada
Simon Ericsson – Sweden
Fridtjof Fredricsson – Norway
Ole Christian Mustad – Norway
Gaute Silseth – Norway
Kim Boberg – Sweden
Tim McChesney – USA
Claus Finne – Norway
Niklas Karlström – Sweden

 

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