Afriski Mountain Resort in the Kingdom of Lesotho ready to host the 2019 #UltimateEarsWinterWhip Snowboard and Ski Festival.
The 2019 Ultimate Ears Winter Whip presented by LW Mag, Southern Africa’s premier Snowboard and Ski Festival is back for its sixth year. The event will play host the sports’ top athletes at the Afriski Mountain Resort, with the core of the event being the Slopestyle competition. #UltimateEarsWinterWhip
This year’s event again partners with Ultimate Ears and takes place from 25 – 29 July with the main competition day on Saturday, 27 July. The jam-style Snowboarding and Skiing Slopestyle competition brings together some of the continent’s best athletes, and provides a fun-filled weekend for those participating, as well as those supporting
The competition categories include; Pro Men, Open Men, Ladies, Juniors, Ski and the newly added Legends. Competitors will compete on the specifically designed and laid out Kapoko Snow Park course that consists of rails, boxes and kickers. Judges will be taking technicality, style and use of course into consideration when awarding points. Podium finishers stand in line to win cash and prizes from the various sponsors.
Ultimate Ears Winter Whip, Ryan van der Spuy says, “As the premier Snow Sports event of the season we can’t wait to get going with this year’s Winter Whip. We have four days of good times planned for the competitors as well as the resort guests. As always, a big thank you to our partners who enable us to host such a successful event; Ultimate Ears, Red Bull, Zappa, GoPro, VonZipper, DC Shoes and GoneSkiing.”
Expect good vibes on the slope thanks to the Ultimate Ears wireless speakers #LiveUltimate, Red Bull DJs and the Zappa Party on the Snow. Celebrations will continue throughout the day and into the evening with resident DJ MJ Haze and a special performance by The Kiffness, who will be playing at the official after party at the resort’s Gondola Café.