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Get the picture!? Last week, the Almdudler Snowpark Sölden saw some serious freestyle action! Beneath a clear sky, a small group of freeskiers and snowboarders were the first to put the beginner and advanced line to the test! The brand-new clips and photos are outstanding proof of the exquisite setup the Almdudler Snowpark Sölden has to offer! Soon, it will be your turn put out your moves in front of the camera - at the Almdudler Public Shooting!

Before the first tourists set foot on the freshly prepared slopes, the Almdudler Snowpark Sölden shape crew as well as freeskiers Raphael Schweiger and Marko Kuprian were already up there, getting ready to attack the Almdudler Snowpark Sölden’s beginner and advanced line. Park designer Christoph Schöpf and the shapers Demis Lotter and Adriana Olech proved that they are capable of a lot more than wielding the shovels. Apart from their tireless effort to create this freestyle wonderland, the shapers sure can handle their boards! Check out the pictures and the video and you’ll see that the Almdudler Snowpark Sölden is in very good hands! A Snowpark built by freestyle fanatics like those is a park to rely on!

The 2 times winner of a QParks Tourstop, Raphael Schweiger, used the opportunity for a stylish session in the middle of yet another very successful season. His talent and style are widely known, it even bought him a feature in the popular Skiing Magazine. It’s a pleasure to watch him doing what he does best. Check out the brand-new photos and clip and you’ll see, why this guy deserves to be in the spotlight!

And here are the clips:                   FREESKI                              SNOWBOARD

Check out the pics!

Almdudler Public Shootings

Polish your equipment and do your hair because soon, you’ll be in the spotlight! At the Almdudler Public Shootings, you get the chance to let your best tricks get captured by a professional film and photo crewThe first of two Almdudler Public Shootings will take place on the29th of January 2012 already! From 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., your moves will be the cameras’ sole concern!

After the Almdudler Public Shooting, the pictures of the day will be uploaded as a gallery to the Almdudler Snowpark Sölden Facebook Fanpage, where it’ll get hot again! In the subsequent Facebook voting, every participant of the Almdudler Public Shootings gets the chance to win fancy stuff as well as his best shot as a poster!

It’s that easy: 

  • Come to the Almdudler Snowpark Sölden on January 29, 2012
  • Pull out sick tricks and let them get captured
  • We put your pic online on the Almdudler Snowpark Sölden Facebook Fanpage
  • Tag yourself in the picture. Those who have tagged their names until the February 3, 2012, will be entered into the voting.
  • Motivate your community to vote for you
  • WIN! WIN! WIN!

The second Almdudler Public Shooting will take place on the 3rd of March 2012!

You can find all updates and news about the „Almdudler Public Shootings“ and the Almdudler Snowpark Sölden here and on our brand-new Facebook Fanpage!

 web Soelden  15-02-2015  lifestyle  Felix Pirker  QParks 110 Action & Carnival Fun at the Oakley Freestyle Feast
On Carnival Sunday, February 15th 2015, the AREA 47 Snowpark Sölden was hosting the legendary Oakley Freestyle Feast. Despite the rather “modest” weather, numerous freeskiers and snowboarders found their way to the Giggijoch to test the latest Oakley goggles and to take part at the goodies 4 trix session including a pro coaching session with Oakley team rider Benny Wetscher.
 web Soelden  11-02-2015  action fs  Moritz Klammer Marco Notter  Felix Pirker  QParks 61 Progression in Perfection
For many years, the AREA 47 Snowpark Sölden has been known as one of the most progressive freestyle playgrounds in the Alps: Located on 2.500 meters above sea level, you can find a staggering number of 39 obstacles here, spread across 6 different park areas and lines. But the demands of the riders are constantly increasing, hence the team around park designer Stefan Morocutti is working hard to constantly push the level of the setup. Also this year, you can find a number of innovative jibs and jumps along the park lines, as you can see in the brand-new snowboard and freeski action edits.
 web Soelden  14-02-2014  scenic  Roland Haschka QParks  007 Park Completed!
Just in time before the first shredheads start their semester break holidays, we have good news for you: As of today, the park is completed! The build-up works in all lines are finished and you can now enjoy the Area 47 Snowpark Sölden in its entirety!
 web Soelden  FreestyleFeast  23-03-2013  lifestyle  fs  sb  unknown  byRudiWyhlidal-3166 Coming Up: Oakley Freestyle Feast 2015
On February 15th, the Area 47 Snowpark Sölden will again host the Oakley Freestyle Feast in its 9th edition. Get ready for an action-filled day including an Oakley test booth, a “Goodies for Trix” Session, Pro Coaching & Signing Session, BBQ, Live-DJ as well as a film & photo shooting for everyone.
 web soelden  19-12-2014  lifestyle  Patrick Steiner  Qparks 033 Massive Horsepower and High Precision: PistenBully at Work in the Funslope Sölden
What does it take to realize projects such as snowparks or Funslopes? Along with meticulous planning and tons of snow, there’s one thing you just can’t do without: power! Thus, in Sölden everyone relies on the powerful machines by the Kässbohrer Geländefahrzeug AG. These machines, such as the PistenBully 400 Park Pro, are designed to perfectly do all the heavy lifting in challenging terrain. In the PistenBully webisodes, we’ve accompanied the shape crew Sölden when setting up the new Funslope Sölden, and we were impressed with the performances of men and machines.
 web Soelden firtsSession 09-01-2013 lifestyle sb fs byRudiWyhlidal-2147 Shape Academy – Become part of the AREA 47 Snowpark Sölden Crew
Sunshine, snow and shredding – That’s how you’d imagine the average day in the life of a shaper. Of course these clichés are not all true and sometimes life in the AREA 47 Snowpark Sölden can be pretty challenging – nevertheless we can agree that there are definitely worse jobs than working on the mountain amidst staggering nature, forming fun out of snow. But what do you actually know about the tasks of a shaper? How do you become shaper and finally, what makes a good park designer? If these questions are stuck in your head and you have already considered to lend a hand to the AREA 47 Snowpark Sölden shape crew, then we have some exciting news for you: The newly founded QParks Shape Academy supported by PistenBully offers every snow-fanatic shredhead an easy access to the world of professional snowpark constructing.
 web Soelden  14-02-2014  action  sb  Kristof Heidmann  Roland Haschka QParks  053 WE’RE OPEN! The AREA 47 Snowpark Sölden provides you with a Merry Shredmas!
Good news everybody! The Area 47 Snowpark Sölden will open its doors tomorrow, December 24th, and presents us with a first setup just in time for Christmas.
Soelden 2007 The-Cube Rudi Wyhlidal 002 Area 47 Snowpark Sölden Media Obstacle – Pushing the Envelope since 2004
There are some locations within freestyle that are instantly recognisable. Whether it’s the heart-stopping drop of the Mt Baker Gap, the iconic staircase in Quebec, or the icy depths of the Helsinki Harbour that riders launch themselves over. All of these spots are like the UNESCO heritage sites to us. One of these has to be the notorious media obstacle in Sölden that graces our screens each autumn in a plethora of the finest snowboard films. Strongly influenced by park designer and photographer Rudi Wyhlidal, the infamous Sölden feature has been a fixed date in the shooting calendar of numerous international crews. It is about time it got the history it deserves.
 web 25-04-2014  Soelden  lifestyle  Patrick Steiner  QParks003 AREA 47 SNowpark Sölden Exclusive - The Big Booter GoPro Special Clip
Remember the Big Booter Sessions? Here to put things into a new perspective is our exclusive bonus clip, filmed 100% with GoPro cams, featuring previously unseen footage! Check it!
 web 25-04-2014  Soelden  action  fs  Tobias Huber  Patrick Steiner  QParks037 Freestyle for the Big Screen – The Big Booter Sessions 2014 in Sölden
Madness was ruling over the Tiefenbacher in Sölden this spring! International film crews and riders gathered en masse at one of the biggest kickers of the season. Here are just some of the names: Austrian riders such like Flo Galler, Ali Lindmoser and Tom Klocker, the TFA crew, the guys from LOVE productions, Boyz’n’Toyz and the Pirates, the Legs of Steel crew with Bene Mayr, Paddy Graham and Oscar Scherlin, the Freeski Crew with Tom Ritsch, Torge Nagel and many others, as well as the UK National Snowboard Team with Billy Morgan and Rowan Coultas. Yep – the Big Booter Sessions were nothing to sneeze at! You can some fine bits and pieces thereof in the numerous movies which are hitting the screen at this time of the year - and you can get a full dose of trickery in our brand-new, home-made freeski and snowboard edits! Lights, Camera, Action!