After its successful debut last winter, the ARAG Big Air Festival is back to business in the 2018 Olympic season bringing together what matches perfectly: music and action sports, freestyle skiing and snowboarding.
A city of just over 250,000 people near the Dutch border, Germany's Moenchengladbach, no stranger to big time sporting events, will host this season's fourth Big Air World Cup on December 2nd.
The SparkassenPark, a top-tier outdoor 12,000-seat venue which was built to host the 2006 Field Hockey World Championships and a regular host to internationally celebrated artists such as Green Day, David Guetta, and countless others will also welcome German top artists Kratfclub and Cro as Friday's and Saturday's headliner.
With With two concerts and Big Air World Cup, the ARAG Big Air Festival will once again be an early season standout, especially with a ramp like this:
the scaffolding monster will be made of 130 tons of steel, and measure 49 metres in height, 120 metres in length whilst being covered by 800 m³ of snow produced in the indoor ski hall of Neuss, Germany.
|2016||Anna Gasser (AUT)||Roope Tonteri (FIN)||BA|
German star to take over main stage right after the big air World Cup event beginning of December
After the successful debut of the ARAG Big Air Festival last winter, the double World Cup event including both, freestyle skiing and snowboarding competitions, is back on the World Cup calendar for an action and music packed weekend beginning of December.
The 2016-17 season might be over but the World Cup hosts are already prepping for the next season like the crew in Moenchengladbach.
The 25-year-old freestyle snowboarder from Austria has been dominating the big air World Cup tour so far.
Anna Gasser (AUT) and Roope Tonteri (FIN) have come out victorious of this season's third big air World Cup which was staged at the ARAG Big Air Freestyle Festival in Moenchengladbach (GER) and also served as second stop of the newly launched Super Series, a big air event trilogy within the World Cup tour.
It's been more than 10 years that Germany has been hosting a big air World Cup event. This Saturday, December 3rd, the long waiting time of more than ten years since Winterberg 2006 comes to an end for fans and riders alike when the world's best talents take over SparkassenPark in Moenchengladbach for the third stop of the 2016-17 World Cup tour.