Introduction and history
Updated: October 14 at 12:00am
In 2014, the 13th edition of the Ride Shakedown presented by Videotron Mobile will be held at Mont Saint-Sauveur (Saint-Sauveur, Quebec) on April 4 and 5. The 40 professional athletes invited from all over the world and promising amateurs will compete vigorously on the course (Big Air and Rail), for a total purse of $50,000.
This 13th edition is guaranteed to send adrenaline levels through the roof for athletes as well as the thousands of spectators expected on site. Spectator scan expect: a halftime show, partners village, booth, an autograph session with pros, after parties, live DJs, and much more. In other words, an incredible opportunity for thrill-seekers to discover snowboard culture and everything it has to offer.
This international snowboard event has seen incredible growth since 2002 thanks to you! Supported by athletes and the public alike, the Ride Shakedown has first made its mark in North America through its original Canadian edition in 2002, only to introduce the US edition in 2010 and 2011, and a European edition (Germany) in 2011. The event’s unique competition format makes it a laid-back festive gathering that is appreciated by both the athletes who compete and the fans who soak it up.
For more information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shakedown_(Snowboard_Games)
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