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They are back: Girls Shred Sessions at quattro Snow Park Obergurgl

January 29, 2017 – quattro Snow Park Obergurgl: A bevy of girls on freeskis and snowboards will own the park. Professional riders cheer for them and together the girls work on their tricks. There are also snacks and of course awesome goodies to end the session! That is all part of the first Girls Shred Session of the season. Here’s how you can be part of this shred-crazed gang.

Shapecrew bei der Arbeit - Girls Shred Session
© Felix Pirker / QParks

Girls own the park!

This claim has been QParks’ mission for years now, especially at quattro Snow Park Obergurgl: In this park you’ll exclusively find shaperesses in park designer Cat Nicol’s crew. With only girls shaping the park it’s clear that a Girls Shred Session is a must!

As a special highlight, the participating girls can take part in a little “How-to-shape-workshop” and will get the chance to help the park crew with reshaping the obstacles after lunch. Of course there will be enough time for coaching and photo shootings in enjoyable “shredmosphere” before and after reshaping the “shaped-by-girls-only-park”.

Girls Shred…what?

You haven’t heard of the Girls Shred Sessions yet? Well, then it’s high time, because each session is going to prove to be an unforgettable day at the park. You’ll be shredding alongside plenty of other highly motivated girls, while experienced snowboard and freeski coaches will offer their helpful advice and support you morally.

“Each year more girls are coming for some proper shred sessions and I think it’s just amazing to watch them progress,” coach and snowboard pro Ana Rumiha says. It’s the perfect chance for you to practice various new tricks in a totally relaxed atmosphere and also to hang out with some new shred friends. As freeskier Patrizia Holzmann puts it,

Zwei Boarderinnen im Park - Girls Shred Session
© Felix Pirker / QParks

What’s better than shredding with other girls and winning some sweet shots at the same time?”

Blick auf einen Teil des Parks - Girls Shred Session
© Felix Pirker / QParks

What’s New This Winter?

There’s good news for those of you who are already in the know. You’ll find the collected recaps and videos of the past season and all of the upcoming dates for 2017 here on the brand-new Girls Shred Sessions Website.

Create your personal profile in the Rider Corner and share your shred pics and season edits. What’s more, this year there’ll be freeski and snowboard coaches to support you with their tips at each date.

Just Come Along & Join the Fun

Girls Shred Session
© Felix Pirker / QParks

No worries – you don’t have to be pro to participate. If you’ve mastered your freeski or snowboard basics and are not afraid of one or two a slightly harder landings, you’re ready and set for the Girls Shred Sessions. For the free registration just contact Alexandra Denker from QParks via girlsshred@qparks.com.

Here’s the exact time table so you don’t miss anything:

Girls Shred Session Obergurgl – 29/01/2017

  • 10:00: Meeting @ quattro Snow Park Obergurgl
  • 10:00 – 12:30: Coaching Session & Shooting
  • 12:30-13:30: Lunch
  • 13:30: Reshape-Workshop
  • 13:30-15:30: Coaching Session & Shooting

Doesn’t sound too hard, does it? Just come along and join the shredding fun! For further information also check out Facebook and Instagram.

Guest Author Alexandra Denker

Alexandra left her northern German home for the Austrian mountains, to ride as much Park & Powder as possible. No matter if it’s the QParks Girls Shred Sessions or her spare time – the main thing for her is to strap in and shred!

Workwise, she oversees event communication at young mountain marketing since two years. At the QParks Tour Stops and during the Girls Shred Sessions, she is regularly on the mountains as an event-professional.

Girls Shred Session
© Felix Pirker / QParks

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