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									Milan – March 2, 2009

RiverJump 2009: let’s get started!
In just 2 days RiverJump2009 will begin. The Slopestyle’s structures at Swatch Mottolino Snowpark and the ones made for the jump of river Spoel are progressing and very promising. Besides, in 2009 RiverJump’s highlites will be live on www.riverjump.it thanks to Keepod’s support. The third edition of RiverJump, great event created by Burton Snowboards together with APT Livigno, Mottolino, Skipassion Livigno and Credito Valtellinese, is about to begin. As in the past editions, the peculiarity of this event is the gap of the Spoel river. Roby Moresi, in charge for the structures, says: "My goal is to create funny structures and ensure riders’ safety and great entertainment for the audience.” On top of the mountain, the Swatch Mottolino Snowpark will be the arena for the 4TTR-stars slopestyle contest, which will bring the winners straight to the river jump on Friday evening. The contest will take place on the famous XL line created by Mottolino’s shapers, Mino & Cappe, supervised by Moresi. 12 “guest stars” have already confirmed and many competitors have registered as well. Besides, the Italian Snowboard Federation supports the contest, giving further more prestige to RiverJump2009. This show is not to be missed, and for the ones who cannot make it to Livigno, the highlites of RiverJump2009 will be available live in streaming on www.riverjump.it, www.mykeepod.com and on the other partners’ websites, thanks to Keepod’s support. The webcast’s program is the following: March 6, Friday 11am-12.30am Slopestyle Finals 9pm-10pm River Jump Finals 10pm-10.30pm Prizegiving

For registration, information and updates about RiverJump: www.riverjump.it. Media contact: Sport Agency – Burton Snowboards Elena de Liberato 039790600 pr@burton.it www.burton.it

About Swatch Mottolino Snowpark The Swatch Mottolino Snow Park, the best in Italy, has got as priorities quality and safety of the structures and riders. After 3 years of Burton European Open (now in Laax), Mottolino has opened its park to the 3rd edition of the RiverJump, offering a high quality area of 30.000sqm that will be the stage of the Slopestyle qualification and more than 175.000 cubic meters of snow used for the structures of the RiverJump. The Mottolino slope, at the bottom of the gondola, will be assigned for the evening big final and the Pisten Bully team together with the shapers will build breathtaking structures with the 100.000 cubic meter snow that Mottolino is making especially for that appointment. www.mottolino.com About Livigno Livigno, right in the heart of the Alps, has been lately the place to discover new winter sports: in Livigno telemark is living a second life, here freestyle has been growing up and snowboarding found its first fans. Livigno has also hosted several editions of the Burton European Open, a big international event, which raised Livigno to the real Mecca of snowboarding on the first years of the new millennium. The snow and the skiarea are the winter’s main attractions: Livigno provides to its guests a modern and wide ski-lift network. Nowadays, with more than 115 km of slopes and Swatch Mottolino Snowpark, one of the best in Europe, the “Little Tibet” is a perfect choice for everyone, with or without snowboard, who’d like to enjoy snow, shopping and apres-ski. www.livigno.eu About SkiPassion Snow-Ski Area www.skipasslivigno.com About Gruppo Bancario Credito Valtellinese The banking group Credito Valtellinese has 490 offices spread in 10 Italian regions. It features the main Credito Valtellinese, Credito Artigiano, Credito Siciliano, Credito Piemontese, Carifano and Banca dell’Artigianato e dell’Industria. The banking group Credito Valtellinese counts nowadays 800.000 customers, 100.000 shareholders and around 4.300 contributors. More info on: www.creval.it

About the Swatch TTR World Snowboard Tour The RiverJump is part of the SWATCH Ticket To Ride (TTR) World Snowboard Tour, the largest group of independent freestyle snowboard events in the world. TTR ranks riders based on their results at participating competitions and crowns a SWATCH TTR World Snowboard Tour Champion at the Burton US Open. For more information, visit www.ttrworldtour.com . About Keepod Keepod is the new, revolutionary brand, launched by NSEC on the italian and international market. Keepod is the brand new storage device, secure and simply for everyone. It features till 16 GB of memory, the shape and size of a common credit card and can easily stay in the wallet. Keepod is protected by password, contains Keepod Backup and now can also execute every software, without installing it on the PC. www.keepod.com About Skullcandy In January of 2003 Skullcandy was born in Park City, Utah. With the slogan “Adrenaline for your skull” we launched a line of headphones and audio products inspired by the lifestyle of snowboarders, skateboarders, surfers and other extreme sports. Besides being true to the soul of boarders and extreme sports we have also made major collaborations and OEM products with integrated sound solutions. Besides making the most outstanding line of designer headphones, we also do a lot of events and have a highly respected roster of team riders and artists supporting our brand. www.skullcandy.eu


								
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