North Face Masters Heads Back to Snowbird
Now in its sophomore year, The North Face Masters of Snowboarding (TNF Masters) has become one of the largest competitive big mountain snowboarding tour in the country. A three-stop tour, TNF Masters is designed to cater to the motivation, talent and skill of world-class big mountain snowboarders. The 2009 tour visits Snowbird, Utah in January.
TNF Masters features a $45,000 cash prize purse and serves as a qualifier event to the Freeride World Tour. Winners from the Snowbird and Crested Butte TNF Masters events will have the opportunity to compete in other comps.
TNF Masters gathers big mountain snowboarding tribes from all around the world. All male and female snowboarding competitors above age 18 are welcomed to participate. Registration is now open on www.thenorthfacemasters.com.
The North Face Masters of Snowboarding 2009 Series Schedule
Stop #1 – Snowbird, Utah. January 29-February 1, 2009
Stop #2 –Crested Butte, Colorado. February 12-15, 2009
Stop #3 –Kirkwood, California March 5-8, 2009
Fans of big mountain snowboarding can catch same-day coverage of the Semi-Final and Final rounds of each TNF Masters event on www.thenorthfacemasters.com where there are complete videos, photos, athlete profiles, detailed event schedules, registration information and more.