Swatch Freeride World Tour 2015 By The North Face Vallnord-Arcalis Moved One Day Ahead

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The Swatch Freeride World Tour by the North Face® stop in Vallnord-Arcalis (AND) is confirmed for Friday 13th 2015 with first start at 10am (CET). The event has been re-scheduled one day ahead to make sure the competition can happen in the best possible conditions for the riders.
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This week is the first time the Swatch Freeride World Tour by the North Face® stops in Andorra and the riders are waiting impatiently for the competition face to be revealed. The name of the face will be announced at tonight's riders meeting at 8pm where the riders will see the official photo of the face for the first time. It will be announced online immediately after. Tomorrow they will be able to check it out for themselves with their binoculars and take their own photos to study in order to pick the line they wish to ride.


The chosen venue is accessible for spectators with or without skis. The whole event can also be followed from the event village Escaldes-Engordany via live streaming on the giant screen.

Opening and festivities

The event village offers many other activities from Friday til Sunday with one of the highlights being Mr Kilombo's special concert on Saturday from 5.30pm to 6pm.

Another opportunity not to be missed is the FWT Autograph Session on Friday at 6pm leading up to the Official Prize Giving Ceremony scheduled for 6.30pm. The Friday festivities in the event village will continue with a screening of the much awaited movie "Degrees North" by Swatch trailer at 7.15pm, dance performances by Liquid Dansa and finally music till 9pm by DJ Vito.

Come follow - and be part of! - the action at this inaugural stop in Vallnord-Arcalis, Andorra!

Resumption of the Fieberbrunn Kitzbüheler-Alpen

Stay tuned for an update concerning the resumption of the Fieberbrunn Kitsbüheler Alpen stage of the FWT 2015 to be staged here in Vallnord-Arcalis within the next week. The first possible option is Saturday 14th and the last is Thurday 19th. The exact date and location are to be confirmed as soon as possible.

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