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14 March 2017

The Brits is under 4 weeks away!

In less that four weeks the first competitors will clip in and strap up for their first competition runs in Laxx for the Brits 2017!

Every year the whole UK snowsports’ scene makes its annual pilgrimage to the freestyle mecca of LAAX, Switzerland for the British Snowboard & Freeski Championships to do battle in Slopestyle, Halfpipe, Cross and for the first time in 4 years, Big Air, presented by Picture Organic Clothing.

World-beating athletes including X-Games Gold Medallist James ‘Woodsy’ Woods, World Cup Gold Medallist Katie Ormerod and Youth Olympics Gold Medallist, Madi Rowlands will be joining other huge names such as Billy Morgan, Jamie Nicholls and Katie Summerhayes to name a few.

James Woods Throwing down at Dew Tour

To use its common title, ‘The BRITS’ has always had wider appeal with a generous helping of apres and music. Featuring this year, the much talked about Famous First Words takes its sell-out show overseas, and be sure to pack your maracas for Mexican Night. Taking it into the small hours and playing live are dance act Flirtini who have graced Coachella Festival and hip-hop duo Rasmentalism.

Weeklong holiday packages are still available and cater for all budgets, while Swiss International Air Lines fly from all over the UK, offering competitive rates that include FREE ski/snowboard carriage. Transfer options from multiple airports include the ever-efficient Swiss Travel Ticket which from Zurich takes you by train around the beautiful lakes.

Freestyle mecca Laax

The BRITS 2017 runs Sunday 2nd – Sunday 9th April with the country’s top snowboarders and freeskiers competing across the 4 Olympic freestyle disciplines: Slopestyle, Halfpipe, Big Air and Ski/Snowboard Cross.

Entry to the British Championships is open to all British passports holders, and covers 5 age categories. For those wishing to compete, please pre-register online to save £5 in resort.

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