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AIR NATION COP
Air Nation Winsport COP is the first stop of the Air Nation Freestyle Tour. The two day event brings together the best Freestyle snowboarding athletes in North America, as they compete in the Halfpipe and Slopestyle disciplines.
The festivities will also include competitions for younger athletes, namely the Junior Half-Time Show and RIDERS Grass Roots Mini-Pipe Contest.
Patrick Jarvis, Executive Director of Canada Snowboard, is excited to once again see a world class event grace the slopes of Winsport, COP.
“On behalf of Canada Snowboard and our provincial partners, it is my distinct pleasure to extend a warm welcome to all of our Canadian and international athletes participating in this event.
We know that the organizers have worked hard to prepare the course and ensure that all the details have been taken care of to allow you to enjoy and compete at your highest level. We hope that this event will be a memorable part of your competitive career as you strive to realize your personal snowboarding aspirations.
From all of us involved with competitive snowboarding in Canada, we wish each and every one of you the very best.
Have fun, go well and good luck!”
Located in Calgary, Alberta, Winsport COP is the home of the 1988 Winter Olympics and is a world class training facility to numerous sports. Featuring the only 22 foot pipe in Canada - and one of the few in North America that features lighting for night riding - Winsport COP is where you will find our aspiring future Olympians honing their halfpipe skills. Benefiting from excellent snowmaking abilities, Winsport is able to build quality jumps for the Slopestyle athletes and numerous courses for riders of all abilities.
Over the last years, Canada Snowboard and Alberta Snowboarding Association have organized several International events at the Canada Olympic Park.