The Nendaz Freeride is undoubtedly the most prestigious event of the Freeride World Qualifier. In addition to the 4* final, there is also a Backcountry Invitational, 1*, 2* and 3* competitions, a leg of the Freeride Junior Tour, a day dedicated to children and a fun village!
FOR THE FREERIDERS
- 4-stars FWQ Competition: The Nendaz Freeride 4-stars is the most famous event in the Freeride World Qualifier because of the spectacular face of Mont-Gond, which offers riders an almost infinite number of lines and the atmosphere that reigns there. This is why it attracts a large number of international riders eager for thrills. This spectacular event delights riders and the public alike!
- The Backcountry Invitational: It brings together the best freestyle - backcountry riders. For 2022, freeskiing legend Tanner Hall has already announced their arrival.
- 3-stars FWQ Competition: The Nendaz Freeride 3-stars FWQ awards a ticket for the 4-stars FWQ competition.
- 2-stars FWQ Competition: The Nendaz Freeride 2-stars FWQ awards a ticket for the 3-stars FWQ competition.
- 1-star FWQ Competition: To allow as many riders as possible to participate, Nendaz Freeride also organizes a 1-star competition, open to all. Winners of this competition can participate in the 2-stars FWQ competition. The competition is held in the form of a video contest.
FOR THE KIDS AND TEENAGERS
- Nendaz Freeride Junior : Around a hundred young riders aged between 14 and 18 take part in this 3-stars event of the Freeride Junior Tour.
- Nendaz Freeride Kids : During the Freeride event, the Nendaz ski schools organise a day of initiation and safety training for children from 7 to 14 years old. It is traditionally organized on the same day as the 4-stars grand final, which allows young fans to meet the champions of the elite competition.
FOR THE PUBLIC
- Nendaz Freeride Village: The Nendaz Freeride village is back for 2022 with over 4'000m2 in the heart of the resort of Haute-Nendaz on the plaine des Ecluses ! At the end of the day, it serves as a meeting point for freeriders and the general public. On the programme: prize giving ceremonies, musical entertainment with DJs and live bands, freeride film festival broadcasted on a giant screen, bars and food trucks, cable park, snow park, slackline, big airbag, trampoline,….
- Live online: You can follow the entire 4-stars FWQ final, commented by renowned freeriders, live and in its entirety, from the comfort of your own home.
- On-site catering
- Animations for children