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Press Release from Burn Energy Drink re the Winter X Games

BURN ENERGY DRINK, PREMIUM PARTNER OF THE WINTER X GAMES TIGNES 2012

Burn Energy is a premier sponsor of the Winter X Games Europe for the third year. Once again this prestigious winter sports event will take place in Tignes, beginning 14th March. The world’s best riders will compete in slopestyle and superpipe across ski and snowboard.

Winter X-Games teaser

 Burn Energy drink provides the fuel and the energy to those who want to leave their creative mark on the world. Commencing winter 2009, the Burn Snow project aims to build the foundations for fresh creativity and new concepts within the snowboard community.

Be ready to live a unique, interactive and energizing Winter X Games 2012 experience!

 BURN RIDERS JOIN THE ACTION AT THE EUROPEAN WINTER X GAMES
  • Snowboard Slopestyle: Ulrik Badertscher and Stale Sandbech
  • Snowboard Superpipe: Mathieu Crepel and Arthur Longo
  • Real Snow: Gigi Ruf and Mathieu Crepel

 Wednesday 14 March @ 13:00 – 14:00  Burn Rider Signing Session @ Burn Zone, X-Fest

Gigi Ruf powers through powder

Gigi Ruf snowboards for Burn
BURN MAKES HISTORY AND BRINGS REAL SNOW BACKCOUNTRY TO WINTER X GAMES

8 professional snowboarders have submitted a 90 second backcountry video. These will be judged by an expert panel and the top 3 athletes awarded X Games medals. First prize is $50,000!! Burn Riders Gigi Ruf and Mathieu Crepel are in the running alongside other world class snowboarders such as Nicolas Muller & Jussi Oksanen. Find out who wins….

Thursday 15 March @ 20:00   Real Snow Film Screening & Medal Ceremony @ X Fest

One film will be awarded $10,000 as the Fan’s Choice. Check out the Fan’s Choice final and cast your vote:

http://espn.go.com/action/xgames/realsnow/2012/tignes

X PARK – TEST YOUR SKILLS ON THE BURN AIRBAG

Open Every Day | 10:00 – 18:00 @ X Park

Burn gives riders of all abilities the chance to test out their acrobatic skills on the Burn Airbag. No crashes, just good times and soft landings! Each jump will be filmed and uploaded to the users’ facebook.

X FEST – VISIT THE BURN ZONE & BECOME A PRO

Open Every Day from 10:00

Come watch all the X Games action on the big screen from the comfort of a burn deckchair at the Burn Zone.

Fancy a bit more action? Play our Human/Machines interactive facebook game and become a pro rider.

AFTER-PARTIES – CONTINUE TO FUEL YOUR FIRE EVERY NIGHT WITH BURN

Burn will fuel the official X Games parties: The Backyard Sessions @ Bluegirl, Val Claret from 23:00 – 05:00

  • Wednesday 14 March| Opening Party |  PARA ONE / SURKIN / BOBMO & DAS GLOW (Marble)
  • Thursday 15 March | Real Snow Party |  KITO (Mad Decent) & DJ FEADZ (Ed Banger) / DOUSTER (Mad Decent)
  • Friday 16  March | Closing Party |  TREVOR ANDREW (NYC –live DJ set) / CANBLASTER & PANTEROS666 / MANARE

 Tickets are available on the door from 23:00 at 15€

You can see some of the highlights of the 2011 X-games, by following the link.

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