Oakley Arctic Challenge Riders Confirmed

~TRYVANN, OSLO ~ Torstein, Peetu, Jamie and even more riders you would like to be on a first name basis with, announced their arrival to The Oakley Arctic Challenge February 18 -19th. The riders list in this year’s TAC is historical. Among the stars that will twinkle and tweak in Oslo Vinter Park, you’ll find the seven best riders from this year’s X Games slopestyle finals. The stars of the podium from Air & Style Innsbruck will also be there. Innovation gallore Torstein Horgmo put down his historical triple cork at the X Games big jump finals, while Sage Kotsenburg was the first ever to land a cab 1440 double cork in a contest, executed at Air & Style in Innsbruck. With these rebels on the start list, who knows what the young creators of the art form snowboarding will come up with during the event owned by snowboarding’s legendary trick inventor, Terje Håkonsen. Oslo Vinterpark and The Oakley Arctic Challenge proudly present this line up February 18 -19th: Men: Torstein Horgmo       NOR Ståle Sandbech          NOR Roger Kleivdal          NOR Per Iver Grimsrud      NOR Emil Andre Ulsletten NOR Alexander Østreng     NOR Gjermund Braaten     NOR Peetu Piiroinen          FIN Janne Korpi               FIN Roope Tonteri            FIN Markus Malin            FIN Marko Grilc               SLO Brandon Reis             USA Benji Farrow              USA Spencer Shaw            USA Chas Guldemond       USA Sage Kotsenburg        USA Sam Hulbert               USA Brandon Reis             USA Tyler Flanagan           USA Eric Willett                USA Ethan Morgan           GER Seppe Smiths             BEL Werner Stock             AUT Mark McMorris         CAN Sebastien Toutant      CAN Patrick Burgener        SUI Niklas Mattson          SWE Women: Kjersti Buaas Østgaard   NOR Silje Norendal                 NOR Enni Rukajarvi                FIN Sina Candrian                 SUI Jamie Anderson              USA Ty Walker                       USA Chanelle Sladics             USA Silvia Mittermuller         GER Cilka Sadar                     SLO Aimee Fuller                  GBR Jenny Jones                   GBR Cheryl Maas                  NED Spencer O’Brien           CAN As formerly announced, the spectators will be granted free admission to TAC 2011. The environmental profile is stronger than ever, as recycling bins will be found throughout the arena. It’s as green as you want it to be. Sit back and relax as you can get all the way there with easy access by tram and bus.