The Swatch Skiers Cup, the first-ever continental team freeski event, Zermatt / Switzerland, 4-10 January 2014

11FÉV. 2014

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The Swatch Skiers Cup, the first-ever continental team freeski event, Zermatt / Switzerland, 4-10 January 2014

11 FéVRIER . 2014

Écrit par Thierry Richard

The Swatch Skiers Cup, the first-ever continental team freeski event, Zermatt / Switzerland – 4-10 January 2014. 16 of the world’s best freeskiers competing in both Big Mountain and Backcountry Slopestyle to bring back home the treasured Swatch Skiers Cup trophy.

The 2 teams of 8 Riders, led by captains JP Auclair – CAN (Team Americas) and Julien Regnier – FRA (Team Europe), will battle in a series of man-to-man duels in the Swiss Alps. A rider winning his duel scores one point for his team and the team with the most points at the end of the 2-day competition gains possession of the Swatch Skiers Cup trophy for one year.

Team Europe – Defender: Captain: Julien Regnier (FRA), event founders Kaj Zackrisson (Swatch Proteam, SWE) and Sverre Liliequist (Swatch Proteam, SWE), Richard Permin (Swatch Proteam, FRA), Fabio Studer (AUT), Sam Favret (FRA) and Nico Vuignier (SUI).

Team Americas – Challenger: Captain: JP Auclair (CAN), Seth Morrison (USA), Sage Cattabriga-Alosa (USA), Callum Pettit (CAN), Cody To