On March 28th, Zell am See-Kaprun is once again in the spotlight of the freeride sport. With its prestigious contest X OVER RIDE, Austrian and international top riders make then the Kitzsteinhorn the place to be. The 1,100 Freeride World Qualifier points, which are given away at a 3*Qualifier, can make the difference between victory and defeat, especially for domestic freeskiers and snowboarders: Because the contest at the Kitzsteinhorn is the grand final of the Austrian Freeride Series. The ones, who are going to be in the lead after then, will take the crown as the best Austrian freerider 2015.
However, not only for domestic riders the contest in Salzburg has high priority, also internationals and Freeride World Tour riders are annually travelling to Kaprun to compete at the Kitzsteinhorn. Then they hunt for valuable qualifier points in the battle of a starting spot or to remain in the Freeride World Tour (FWT).