Nothing says FWT like fluid, hard charging, fall line competition runs. Check out their top five speed runs from the past 10 years featuring Xavier De Le Rue, Oakley White-Allen, Jeremie Heitz, Kaj Zackrisson and Hazel Birnbaum.
*camera man had a hard time keeping up with Xavier on that last one…he was MACHING!!!
The tour kicks off Janurary 13th with its first ever event hosted in Japan🇯🇵!
This FWT’s official announcement:
“FWT Management S.A. is proud to announce the first ever international freeride competition on the Asian continent. This inaugural Japanese event for the Freeride World Qualifier(FWQ) is scheduled for January 2017. Situated high in the so-called renowned “Japanese Alps”, the competition will take place in Hakuba, Nagano in an area reputed for spectacular terrain, abundant snow and optimal early season conditions.
This prestigious Freeride World Qualifier (FWQ) 4* event is the first step in the development of freeride activities in Japan, a country strong of over 100 years of skiing culture. With the increasing popularity of the sport in Japan and talented young athletes looking for professionalized events and a gateway to worldwide recognition, this expansion into the country opens door to the possibility of seeing one day a Japanese Freeride World Tour (FWT) World Champion.”