Nendaz Freeride | Official Sponsor
With 15,000 people watching at the base, a live stream viewed by more than 100,000, live television broadcasting in Switzerland to more than 35,000 households, secondary television broadcast rights across Europe, Red Bull Media syndication and international press coverage, Nendaz Freeride is one of the largest events of its kind in the world.
Nendaz Freeride 2022 will take place between 25th February 2022 and 9th March 2022.
Nendaz Freeride 2022 | Competitions
Nendaz Freeride 2022 will host the 4* Freeride World Qualifier elite competition, 3* Freeride World Qualifier competition, 2* Freeride World Qualifier competition, 1* Freeride World Qualifier competition, and 3* Freeride Junior Tour competition, spread over 12 days.
More than 400 athletes will compete across all competitions, and the very best will battle it out to secure wildcards for the 4* Freeride World Qualifier elite competition.
Nendaz Freeride 2022 | Athletes
Past entrants include: Barkered, Collomb-Patton, Delerue, Ducroz, Fasnacht, Gerritzen, Gorak, Haerty, Heitz, Marshall, Marxer, Michaud and Slemett, among others, and this season’s event promises to be no different, with some of the best riders in the world making the most of the competition to acclimatise to the testing Swiss terrain, in advance of the Xtreme Verbier Freeride World Tour Final.
Nendaz Freeride 2022 | Competition, Music & Film Festival
Whether you’re a die hard freeride fan or just there for the party, Nendaz Freeride caters for everyone. The Mountain Village and Resort Village can accommodate 15,000 people (300 within a special VIP area), with competitions shown on 2 giant screens, and live music until late.
Nendaz Freeride is also a film & music festival in its own right, with 4 outdoor stages, parties and live music, ski & board movie showings, photo exhibitions, freestyle demos, and lots more!
Nendaz Freeride 2022 | Facts & Figures
Nendaz Freeride is always an event on a massive scale, with 30 tonnes of equipment, 3km of optical fibre, 6 cameras, 2 giant screens, 150 staff members and volunteers, and 20 event logistics specialists who manage 5 different areas.
This year, it’s possible that the event organisers will still have the added complication of contending with ongoing COVID-19 restrictions. If you’re looking forward to attending, we would recommend that you keep a close eye on all Nendaz Freeride communications in the upcoming months before the event, and adjust your plans accordingly.