The BRITS winter snowsports festival celebrates its 20th Birthday next year when it returns to Laax, Switzerland from the 28th March â€“ 4th April 2009. Fresh from a pre BRITS reccy out to Laax, Soul Sports chief, Stu Brass reports back on the brand new resort development and epic early season snow conditions.
Laax has undergone a brand new development in resort, the Rocks Resort, which has already been given a design award and will give the resort and the BRITS an ultra modern twist, including new shops, restaurants and accommodation options. The amazing snow conditions and the 40inch base layer, promises for a long season and will help to create yet another amazing snow park and freestyle arena that Laax and the BRITS are renowned for.â€
As well as a celebrated winter festival, The BRITS plays host to the prestigious British Snowboard and Freeski Championships that unites kids, rookies, pros and Olympians. The Championship action comes courtesy of the Trespass Snowboardcross/Skiercross, Quiksilver Big Air, Animal Slopestyle and SNO!zone Halfpipe. So if you fancy bagging yourself a British title, gold medal, TTR World Ranking points (snowboard) and bragging rights for a whole year, then register online now to compete and get practicing whilst the snowâ€™s still soft.
Packages out to The BRITS start from Â£269 which includes â€“ 7 nightsâ€™ accommodation, 6 days lifts pass and most importantly your BRITS event pack and wristband.
Registration is now live at: www.brits09.com
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