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Happy Birthday White Style –

The mountain bike event on snow celebrates 10 years

Design your own obstacle and win a VIP package including a

meet & greet, overnight stay and awesome prizes such as a GoPro HERO 4 Session

White Style premiered in 2006 in the Leogang Nitro Snowpark and had featured

jumps between 6 – 10 meters (20-35ft). Austrian rider Niki Leitner impressed the

judges with a huge superman seatgrab and claimed the first victory at a mountain

bike slopestyle event on snow. After that it was like a snowball effect – the venue

was moved, the course was longer and larger jumps were built and straight away big

names were signing up to compete in this unique event. Most of today’s freeride and

slopestyle stars have a history with White Style: the wild Spaniard Andreu

Lacondeguy won the contest in 2009 and two years later in 2011, Sam Pilgrim from

Great Britain earned himself a victory. This year, Szymon Godziek from Poland

stacked the highest score and took his first win of the season in Legoang. More

legends including Martin Söderström, Darren Berrecloth, Cam McCaul, Graham

Aggasiz, Trond Hansen or Jamie Goldman have all made their way to White Style in

the past.

Szymon Godziek Christoph Laue

 Mountain bike slopestyle on snow celebrates a decade of action, January 2016 in

Saalfelden Leogang. White Style is an FMB Silver Event and attracts some of

the world’s best athletes. To celebrate the anniversary on January 29th,

Saalfelden Leogang is giving fans the chance to try their own skills on snow

during the Scott Snow Downhill Race as part of the LINES schneefräsn Cup.

Fans will also have the once in a lifetime opportunity to design their own

White Style obstacle which will be integrated into the huge course made of

snow. Judged by an expert panel, the winner of the design your obstacle

contest will receive a VIP package such as a meet&greet, overnight stay and

awesome prizes valued at over 1,500 Euro including a GoPro HERO 4


2015 Matt Jones by Christoph Laue 

White Style is the earliest opportunity for athletes to show their new tricks – so as

the event grew – so did the trick level. In 2009 Lance McDermott (GBR) threw down

the first front flip tuck no-hander in an international mountain bike contest.

Unfortunately, he slipped a pedal but still claimed the “Sickest trick Award“. Sam

Reynolds was headline news in 2012 thanks to his massive double backflip. In 2013

the Russian showman Pavel Alekhin was a clear Best Trick winner with a backflip

double tailwhip. A year later in 2014, Nicholi Rogatkin began making ripples when he

landed the Cashroll on snow – just one year after Adrian Tell’s successful attempt in


2011 SPilgrim Backflip By AleDiLullo

Big names can only nail big tricks on big courses! Which is why the White Style

course has had to grow along with the sport. Over the years, the jumps have got

bigger, boner logs and igloo step-downs have been integrated. Now, you can also be

a White Style Champion! All you need to do is get creative! Design the obstacle you

would like to see in the 2016 White Style course and submit your drawing by

December 31st 2015. The winner will receive a VIP package such as a meet&greet,

overnight stay, awesome prizes valued at over 1,500 Euro including a GoPro HERO 4

Session and have the honor of watching the best slopestyle riders trick the feature!

MTB legend and sports director Tarek Rasouli, White Style host and director of the

Leoganger Bergbahnen Kornel Grundner, course designer Markus Hampl and last

year’s winner Szymon Godziek will decide which drawing will become real.

2013 winner Pavel Alekhin by Christoph Laue

The prizes:

• VIP-Package incl. White Style, Meet&Greet with the riders and an overnight

stay in the region Saalfelden Leogang in a 4**** hotel for two

• GoPro HERO4 Session

• EVOC Bike Travel Bag

• Gloryfy Brille Gi2 DeJaVu Angel

• Tires from Maxxis

• Bike Protector backpack from Scott

• Helmet, protectors, glasses from iXS

• Washkit from Muc-Off

• Volvo Life Paint

For White Style’s 10th anniversary, get on your bike for the Scott Snow Downhill

Race, win great prizes from Scott and collect precious points for the LINES

schneefräsn Cup, that involves also contests in Lienz, Virgen and Semmering. First

place for men and women is worth 100 points and the riders with the most points

after all four events take the overall win. Registration will be possible on site. Further

information can be found here

More information about White Style 2016 and the contest can be found on

www.bikepark-leogang.com as well as on the official Facebook fanpage:


Trond Hansen by Markus Greber

About the White Style

The White Style is the most established slopestyle contest on snow. Hosted by Bikepark Leogang it already

takes place in the tenth year in a row. The one-day event in Leogang will once again be the first European FMB

World Tour event of the year. Its Silver level status will attract some of the series big names to the Austrian




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