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The annual Russian Freestyle Games are back in a new format.
When : March 19-25.
Where : on the territory of the ski resort Solnechnaya Dolina in Miass (Chelyabinsk region).
About the event: For the second year in a row, Miass will host the spring freestyle camp Happy Hour Camp, within the framework of which the Russian Freestyle Games will take place in the disciplines of big air and slopestyle: for the first time in big air there will also be tests for snowboarders. Pros and amateurs will gather in the country's largest snow park, entertainment and sports programs and a lot of impressions are waiting for you.
Photo: Happy Hour Camp archive , GK Solnechnaya Dolina
Happy Hour Camp is a week-long spring camp in one of the best and most well-equipped parks in the country. For the first time, Happy Hour Camp was held in 2017 - and gained such popularity that there was no doubt: this is the birth of a new tradition, and convinced fans of winter extreme and outdoor activities will come to the Sun Valley at the end of March for many years to ride and relax. Among the guests of the 2018 camp, which will be held with the support of Black Monster - Monster Energy in Russia, outstanding Russian athletes are expected (including Grigory Fuzeev, winner of the Russian Freestyle Games 2015 and nominee for the Rider of the Year award according to downdays.eu), foreign riders Black Monster teams and other outstanding representatives of the winter extreme industry.
Photo: Happy Hour Camp archive, Solnechnaya Dolina GC
The Happy Hour Camp program includes an exchange of experience with the best riders of the country, master classes in ski and snowboard freestyle, photo and video shooting, riding in the largest amateur snow park in Russia and the most pumped park with pro- sections - and, of course, hot parties, the best rest from which is even more riding in the park and on the slopes! Camp guests will also enjoy mini-contests in the park and various contests and activities from junior partners of the event.
Photo: archive Happy Hour Camp , GK Solnechnaya Dolina
In the last two days of the camp, on March 24 and 25, the Russian Freestyle Games 2018 will be held with the solid support of the administration and the Ministry of Sports of the Chelyabinsk Region, the Freestyle Federation of Russia, the National Ski League, the Association of Ski sports (RSA) and the International Ski Federation (FIS). The competitions themselves are included in the official FIS seasonal calendar, and riders accredited by the FIS federation can participate in them, ready to test their strength on a springboard with a table of more than 20 m (!) And challenge other participants. The Russian Freestyle Ski Championship will be held as part of the Russian Freestyle Games 2018 qualifying races.