The Horsefeathers Pleasure Jam, a playground for snowboard and ski freestyle pros, returns to Schladming this season for the third time.
Held at the Burton Superpark on the Dachstein Glacier, the event features daredevil stunts from Europe's big-name freestylers, a snowboard exhibition, equipment tests, as well as parties and concerts.
This year the contest is going to be upgraded to a Swatch TTR World Snowboard Tour 4 Star Event - a testament to its growing importance on the European stage. $20,000 prize money and a three-week surfing trip to Bali are up for grabs to the winners of the slope-style competition.
The Dachstein Glacier, with its famous Atomic Superpark, has become a mecca for freestyle pros. It is considered one of the best and most innovative snowparks in Europe.
The event will take place Nov. 7 - 9, 2008 and it is a popular way to kick off the winter season for many skiers and boarders. Visit the Pleasure Jam Web site for more information.
Other popular events in Schladming this winter feature the FIS Men's Night Slalom on January 27 (and the Skyski World Championships March 9 - 15.