Oxbow – “Back to Powder”
Sometimes all you need is a great concept. Oxbow, famous for it’s Surf Wear and endorsement of Laid Hamilton, also has a very great collection of Snow apparel. They recently held an event called “Back to Powder”.
OXBOW BACK TO POWDER
FEBRUARY 1-7 2009
Halfway between Freeride and Freestyle, “Oxbow Back to Powder” features the emerging sport, called simply “backcountry”, where different and complementary styles can meet in one single spot. This contest format allows the world’s best skiers and snowboarders to confront each other on immaculate slopes. To make the event unique, the riders judge each other to designate the victor.
The event was held on Feb 1st -7th in Arêches Beaufort, a place known by the best Backcountry riders in Europe. The terrain was visualized and shaped by those who competed on it.
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