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Edmonton will host the first major airline World Cup to be held in a stadium in Canada

By on July 9, 2022 0

The event to be held at Commonwealth Stadium in December 2022 is called The Style Experience and will be the first North American leg of the ISU World Tour 2022/2023 (FIS).

The competition will see the participation of the best snowboarders in the world who will compete for the final trophy.

This first stop will be the main event of the Shred the North series (A new window) 2022/2023 and Big Air’s only stadium competition in Canada.

Fortunately, snowboarding and cold go hand in hand! And the Dustin Hayes, president and CEO of Snowboard Canada, said in a statement. He said this World Cup is a great opportunity for Canadian athletes to enjoy home-court advantage thanks to overwhelming support from Edmonton fans.

December in Edmonton is the perfect time to celebrate fall with the arrival of winter. Temperatures will drop and excitement levels will rise for Edmontonians and fellow Canadians to see the world’s best riders go head-to-head.he added.

Edmonton has world-class accommodations and hotels. There is no doubt that the city will be the ideal host for a wide range of international teams […] This year’s event will be the first of many to come. »

quote from Dustin Hayes, CEO of Canada Snowboard.

Laurie Bleuen, Winter Olympic silver medalist and current FIS Big Air World Champion.

Photo: Snowboard FIS

It’s great to have the Big Air World Cup back in Canada. The stadium design in Edmonton looks epic and it’s always great to compete in front of a huge Canadian crowdLaurie Bleuen, silver medalist at the Great Flying Olympiad, answered.

I’m glad there’s a Big Air event in Canada this year. I can’t wait to compete in front of all the fans and be part of such an exciting new event. »

quote from Maxence Parrot, triple Olympic major in the air.

Maxence Parrot in the final of the big jump at the Beijing Olympics.

Photo: The Canadian Press/Sean Kilpatrick

FIS de Big Air en ville est la Formule 1 des événements de snowboard. Il s'agit d'un divertissement en direct ininterrompu, qui met en lumière les meilleurs snowboardeurs freestyle du monde sur d'énormes structures de saut, offrant le meilleur du snowboard freestyle directement à votre porte","text":"La Coupe du monde FIS de Big Air en ville est la Formule 1 des événements de snowboard. Il s'agit d'un divertissement en direct ininterrompu, qui met en lumière les meilleurs snowboardeurs freestyle du monde sur d'énormes structures de saut, offrant le meilleur du snowboard freestyle directement à votre porte"}}">world Cup FIS Big Air in town is the Formula 1 championship for figure skating events. It’s non-stop live entertainment, spotlighting the world’s best freestyle snowboarders on mega jump structures, bringing the best of freestyle snowboarding right to your doorstep.Board member Dean Gosper said FIS and Chairman of the Friske on Ice Committee.

It is believed that the Big Air World Cup in Edmonton will feature the host city in time for the winter sports season. We welcome Edmonton to the series, supported by the Canadian Snowboard Federation he added.

Model of the Big Hop that will be built at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton for the first BIG AIR World Cup.

A preview of the giant jump that will be built at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton in preparation for the FIS BIG AIR World Cup.

Photo: Snowboard FIS

Edmonton Mayor Amarjit Sohee also said he was delighted with the partnership and seeing his city host the big World Cup at Commonwealth Stadium. Edmonton has a rich history of hosting world-class events, and this event will be no exception. We look forward to enhancing Commonwealth Stadium by bringing ice skating to an urban environment. Our city is a year-round place to work, and events like this are important to show that Edmonton is a vibrant place to live and play. He said.

Out-of-competition entertainment is also on the program. Musical performances, travel cabins and complementary performances such as ice skating shows and a 3×3 basketball tournament are planned.