The entry deadline passed on December 20th. All applications are now being thoroughly and scrupulously perused and selected candidates will be invited to the O'Neill Freeride Quest by Nissan that takes place in Schruns (Austria) from the 19th to the 21st of January 2007. Only the best 28 riders will have the chance to participate in the second step of the Tour: the Freeride Quest in Flaine (France) on the 8th till 10th of February. Their goal is to make it through to the last 14 (seven skiers, seven boarders) who will qualify for the ultimate event: the Verbier Xtreme…