Flow World Freeride Championships

The WFC qualifiers were yesterday, under blue bird skies, pleasant temps, solid spectatorship and higher than preferred avy danger to keep it exciting. The Flow team STACKED the line up – 8 or 9 in total.

Flow Snowboarding Team

Stand out moments:
-Max Zipser and Mikey B’s line selection
-Max’s poised and fluid second run
-Scotty Lago’s HUGE method off the biggest cornice. In fact, in his two runs, Scotty landed 3 air and made only 1 run. Impossible? Nope, I swear, he straight lined Bro Bowl
-Nathalie’s runs. Her first was smooth as hell. Her second, umm, it was the same as Basich’s!
-Sarka Pancachova going only 3 feet shorted off Scotty’s same cornice. Then landing, then getting her feet swept out by an avalanche then standing up, then disappearing, then getting back to her feet, then joining the group with a freakin smile. The crowd screamed when she waved her hands that she was ok.
-Celia Miller stepping outside her comfort zone, staying on her feet, and riding with composure
-Jordan Nield had one squeaky run & then one where he did a method and pointed it down the face
-Shin Biyajima from Japan The crowd cheering for Shin – he’s the “new” legend
-Micah dominating, all in the name of Aaron Robinson and always with the most sincere appreciation towards Flow. He threw a back three off a huge cliff and a huge straight air off a 60 footer into 8th place getting him into the finals tomorrow via heli.

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The top 12 list and the top eight men advance to the finals.

Stay tuned…

Words by Brooke Summers

FLOWS TAILGATE ALASKA SOON, REAL SOON…

Flow Tailgate Alaska

Flows Tailgate Alaska is April 1st and that’s gonna be here in no time.  With Tailgate BC in the books… like a Grateful Dead following we make our Trek for the next Tailgate stop… Thompson Pass, Alaska.

 

ISPO Tailgate Winner Peter Rupp

Joining Sarka Pancochova, Celia Miller, Max Zipser & Scotty Lago will be ISPO Tailgate Winner Peter Rupp, SIA AK Trip Winner Toney Looney (pictured) and Mike Basich.  Heliboarding here we come!

 

Flow Tent Tailgate Alaska

Every night after the Beer Garden shuts down over at Flow the activities will not stop, with a wood floored n heated 20 x 20 Flow tent, we will have plenty of stuff to do.  A riders lounge with Internet, Couches, FREE Ravens Brew Coffee (like last year), Free Chilli, TV, Outdoor Fire Pit and a VIP HEATED Porta-Jon.  Here’s a schedule of what’s to come in the mini Flow Village and in the Flow Tent.

Flow Tailgate Alaska

See you soon “Python”…