Travis Rice to make public appearance in Nelson

With the biggest snowboard contest in the world just days away, locals will have a chance to meet the man behind it all in Nelson Wednesday.

Travis Rice will be at Tribute Boardshop Tomorrow for poster signings

With the biggest snowboard contest in the world kicking off at Baldface Lodge just days away, locals will have their chance to meet the man behind it all in Nelson.

Travis Rice, Lucas Debari and more will be in Nelson at Tribute Boardshop on Baker Street Wednesday, February 1, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

During the hour-long session, fans will be able to meet the riders as well as receive a signed poster.

The Red Bull Supernatural event will begin just days later on Friday with 18 of the world’s best snowboarders vying to claim top spot.

As of Monday, the final two spots for the event were spoken for with Canadian slopestyler, Mark McMorris, and American Sage Kotsenburg taking their wildcard invitations. The two young guns will join 16 legends in the first of its kind backcountry snowboard competition.

McMorris qualified twice for the Red Bull Supernatural contest, first as the World Tour slopestyle points leader as of January 15 and second by winning gold in X Games slopestyle just days ago.

“Red Bull Supernatural is all the absolute legends and best snowboarders in the world riding something that has never been touched before. It’s going to be exciting to watch and compete in,” said McMorris in a press release.

The Red Bull Supernatural special will air on NBC on March 31 as a part of a new sports programming block called the Red Bull Signature Series and will feature the most progressive snowboarding, mountain biking, motocross, skiing and BMX events.


Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Nelson’s SMRT1 Technologies to provide vending tech to Vancouver company

UpMeals will launch 22 machines across Canada using SMRT1’s personalized machines

July Kootenay real estate sales at record high

Sales and prices of Kootenay real estate on the rise

Kaslo council says it was overlooked in long-term care announcement

“We’re fed up … They have ignored every attempt we’ve made to contact them”

Kaslo 2.0: Effort to take the village’s local government online advances

The first step if approved would be setting up a Kaslo Health Hub

No charges yet in death of Abbotsford officer Allan Young

Police and Crown say the investigation is still underway

53 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths cap off week of high infection rates in B.C.

Roughly 1,500 people are self-isolating because they either have COVID-19 or have been exposed to it

VIDEO: Internet famous Yukon-based bhangra dancer explores Vancouver Island

Gurdeep Pandher spreads joy through dance, forms cross-cultural connections amid pandemic

Unofficial holidays: the weird and wonderful things people celebrate around the world

On any given day of the year, there are several strange, silly or serious holidays to observe

Moving on: Tanev scores 11 seconds into OT as Canucks oust Wild

Vancouver beats Minnesota 5-4 to move into first round of NHL playoffs

Gene editing debate takes root with organic broccoli, new UBC research shows

Broccoli is one of the best-known vegetables with origins in this scientific haze

VIDEO: U.S. Air Force pilot does fly-by for B.C. son amid COVID border separation

Sky-high father-son visit plays out over White Rock Pier

3 Vancouver police officers test positive for COVID after responding to large party

Union president says other officers are self-isolating due to possible exposure

New mothers with COVID-19 should still breastfeed: Canada’s top doctor

Dr. Theresa Tam made the recommendation during World Breastfeeding Awareness Week

Collapse of Nunavut ice shelf ‘like losing a good friend:’ glaciologist

The ice shelf on the northwestern edge of Ellesmere Island has shrunk 43 per cent

Most Read