The NZ Open is one of the most exciting events to cover in snowboarding, attracting the world's top snowboarders for a fun week of competition, festivities and incredible prizes at Cardrona NZ Resort in the Cardrona Valley, Wanaka, NZ.
As the first event on the annual Burton Global Open Series, the NZ Open is the competitors' first chance to make a play for the women's and men's 2009 championship title each worth $100,000 – the largest single payout in competitive snowboarding today. With events held in Canada, Europe, Japan, the United States, and New Zealand, the 2009 Burton Global Open Series sets the standard for snowboarding events around the globe.
A D V E R T I S E M E N T
Cardrona Resort NZ
August 11, 2009 - August 15, 2009