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Beijing Red Bull Nanshan Open 2013
We are in winter in Europe, so the best thing to do is to take a break and enjoy the white powder in all ways...China is one of the most spotted place in the world right now, there is the Ice and Snow festival going on and also in Beijing Red Bull Nanshan Open 2013. It will start on the 16th of January and close in the 22nd January. This year it will be the 11th annual festival full of snow and fun guaranteed.
Red Bull Nanshan Open is the best Snowboard Contest in the world, which brings together world's best riders, they will suffer the long trips, a lot of expenses, massages, equipment and countless dinner in Asia, just to get to this competition. There will be a perfectly shaped snow-park and a full week's worth of 5-star hotels, foot massages, fine dining and sightseeing await competitors that participate - and the inside word is that the parties get pretty wild as well!
It started 11 years ago, when a group of international and local friends gathered for what would be the first snowboard event ever held on Chinese soil. It was a competition to get together just for fun, they had no idea that it will become that big! In 2007 it earned global recognition as a 3 Star stop on the World Snowboard Tour,helping it grow into the world-class event as it's nowadays. Red Bull is one of the main sponsors of the competition, it will offer a prize of 25.000 $ plus 500 TTR points.