Time to step up and register for Taos’ Salomon Extreme Freeride Championships

Posted By: Zeke Piestrup on October 22, 2009 5:10 pm

Alex Trebek answers, “The difference between the qualifier tours of skiing’s Freeride World Qualifier and surfing’s World Qualifier Series.

Answer:  There are far fewer Brazilians at the Freeride World Qualifiers.

Hey, but their might be some Chileans.  Chopo Diaz is making headlines on the Freeskiing World Tour.

Back to the Freeride World Tour and its qualifier series.  Taos Ski Valley is hosting the Salomon Extreme Freeride Championships, March 10 – 13.   If your aspirations are for going big on the big mountains, registration time is November 2.  Find upward mobility towards a career as a professional skier, gain points and move towards eligibility on the Freeride World Tour.  Cash advancements, there’s a 12k total purse.

Who will become the next Henrik Windstedt?

“We expect to host some of the best big-mountain skiers and snowboarders in the world,” says Taos’ Alejandro Blake. “I’d advise athletes to register early and spectators should plan their vacations now if they want take advantage of seeing some of the world’s best compete in Taos.”

“Some of the best in the world make the trip to Taos,” says Chief of Race, Tom Winter.

Game on.  All praise due the big mountain comp skiers.

Keep it extreme with extreme savings on lodging packages at Taos.  This is definitely top-shelf spectator action.

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