Red Bull Crashed Ice World Championship season openerby jmaloni
Event is Nov. 29 to Dec. 1, 2012 in Niagara Falls, Ontario
A combination of hockey, boardercross, and downhill skiing, Red Bull Crashed Ice sets a stage for intrepid male and female amateur and pro hockey players from around the globe. No flat surfaces here - instead, daring racers hurtle down an ice track showcasing their strength, speed and technique while battling massive jumps, gaping drops, hairpin turns, and each other to the icy, epic finish.
2012-13 race calendar
- Dec. 1: Niagara Falls, Ontario
- Jan. 26, 2013: St. Paul, Minn.
- Feb. 16, 2013: TBD (Russia)
- March 2, 2013: Lausanne (Switzerland)
- March 16, 2013: Quebec City, Quebec
Each stop of the 2013 World Championship features shoot-outs for national and international athletes. The fastest 64 Canadian and 64 international athletes from each shoot-out advance to the elimination round where the ice mavericks are seeded into brackets of four, as the two skaters from each bracket with the highest speeds advance to the finals.
Connect with Red Bull Crashed Ice:
Instagram: Red Bull Canada
To register for the Buffalo qualifier, visit http://www.redbullcrashedice.com/buffalo.
For more information about the world championship, visit: www.redbullcrashedice.com.