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Tignes Airwaves to thrill skiers

Date Posted: 8th Nov 2006
Category:  European Events
skiing holidays in Tignes are always packed with thrills, spills and plenty of on-piste action. However, if you happen to be heading for the resort in January, you could be wowed by a higher level of snowboarding skill.

The Tignes Airwaves event takes place at the resort from January 8th to the 12th, offering at least 150 invited snowboarders to the slopes for some thrilling action.

If you're enjoying a ski holidays in Tignes at the time you will see competitors from across the world competing across six disciplines ? slope style, halfpipe, ski supercross, MTB fourcross, motocross freestyle and freeride.

Prize money for the event is pretty awesome and if you're on a skiing holiday in Tignes at the time of Tignes Airwaves, you are sure to see snowboarding superstars doing all they can for the prize pot.

For each discipline, the prize will be the same, with ?10,000 (?6,700) for first place, ?7,000 (?4,700) for second and ?5,000 (?3,350) for third place, meaning a total prize pot of a juicy ?105,000 (?70,400), the biggest in Tignes Airwaves history.

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