• THE BILLABONG AIR & STYLE 2012 ALL SET TO MAKE SNOWBOARDING HISTORY

THE BILLABONG AIR & STYLE 2012 ALL SET TO MAKE SNOWBOARDING HISTORY

Billabong Air & Style 12 - Innsbruck-Tirol - Feb 4th 2012

Innsbruck - Austria

US$ 100,000 Prize money


The Billabong Air and Style 2012 has again attracted the world's best snowboarders to Innsbruck's Bergisel Stadium. Peetu Piiroinen, Sebastien Toutant, Seppe Smits, Mark McMorris and Werner Stock lead an all star cast striving to make snowboarding history.


For the first time in the event's history the TTR World Snowboard Tour Big Air Champion will be crowned at the event. Eric Willet (USA), Seppe Smits (BEL), Stale Sandbech (NOR) and last year's Air & Style winner Mark McMorris (CAN) are the four riders to battle it out in the Bergisel cauldron.


Other favourites for the event include last year's TTR Champion Peetu Piiroinen (FIN), Seb Toutant (CAN), Seppe Smits (BEL), Sage Kotsenburg (USA) and Roope Tonteri (FIN). Werner Stock will also lead the local charge as he will try to top his 3rd place from 2011. And Billabong's Petja Piiroinen (FIN) will also compete for one of the four qualifying spots in the main competition and the chance to upstage the snowboarding world's elite.


German rapper Sido and Berlin based rock superfreaks Beatsteaks will be rampside, amping both the superstars of the the sport and the 14,000 strong crowd in the knockout rounds and after the grand finale.


If you can't be a part of the electric atmosphere The Billabong Air & Style can be watched LIVE on http://www.air-style.com/en/id-2012-billabong-air-style-innsbruck/live.html.


Starting list Top 16: 
1        Peetu Piiroinen (FIN)

2        Sebastien Toutant (CAN)

3        Mark McMorris (AUT)

4        Seppe Smits (BEL)

5        Werner Stock (AUT)

6        Nils Arvidsson (SWE)

7        Ulrik Badertscher (NOR)

8        Stale Sandbech (NOR)

9        Roope Tonteri (FIN)

10        Eric Willett (USA)

11        Sage Kotsenburg (USA)

12        Eero Ettala (FIN)

plus the top 4 from the qualification

 

Qualification riders:


13        Yuki Kadono (JPN)

14        Ethan Morgan (GER)

15        Dash Kamp (USA)

16        Torgeir Bergrem (NOR)

17        Marko Grilc (SLO)

18        Clemens Schattschneider (AUT)

19        Petja Piiroinen (FIN)

20        Jamie Nicholls (GBR)

21        Peter König (AUT)

22        Tom Klocker (AUT)

23        Christian Haller (SUI)

24        Pat Burgener (SUI)

25        Niklas Mattson (SWE)

26        Aleksander Ostreng (NOR)

 

 

Billabong Air & Style 2012 - Event Program


Friday, 03.02.2012

18:00 Burn "Fire & Steel" Rail Contest @ Snow Festival, Maria-Theresien-Straße

20:15 The Heavey Concert @ Snow Festival, Maria-Theresien-Straße

21:00 Air&Style Vorglühen @ Weekender Cafe,Tschamlerstraße 3 (Invitation Only!)

22:00 VonZipper “The Moped Gang Party” @ Weekender Club, Tschamlerstraße 3

 

Saturday, 04.02.2012

11:00 - 18:00 X-Double Village @ Wiltener Platzl

15:00 Billabong Air&Style Doors Open @ Bergisel Stadium

16:30 Competition starts @ Bergisel Stadium

18:50 Sido & Band Concert @ Bergisel Stadium

20:25 SUPERFINAL @ Bergisel Stadium

21:00 Beatsteakes Concert @ Bergisel Stadium22:00 Billabong Air&Style VIP Party @ Stadtcafe, Universitätsstraße 12