Press Release, WOR — The third annual War of Rails assembled 4,000 spectators and witnessed an event that has been deemed “the hybrid of ski competitions.” Some of the industry’s top athletes participated in this competition. Throughout the day spectators enjoyed the non-stop action as well the amenities of a centrally located event. Fans were not only entertained by the competition but also raffles, product giveaways, live music, food, drinks and sponsor demo tents. The incredible skiing coupled with the countless spectator activities made for a groundbreaking and memorable event.
Highlights: WOR 2012
W.O.R IV will stick with the same competition format. The qualifier is March 1. The top 15 competitors will join the invited athletes on March 2 and battle for a $15,000 grand prize as well a best trick for $2,000. We are also including an online video competition prior to the event. The winner will receive a free round-trip flight as well be pre-qualified for the finals on March 2. Athlete and media registration opens online January 1. Stay tuned for an invited athlete list, event sponsors, course layout, and the online video contest.
On site commentating voice: Luke Van Valin, Reed Speedman. Estimated prize purse is $30,000.