March 21st was a unique ski day for all the skiers and visitors of Kalavrita Ski Center.
The cause was the new ski trend of Freeride Ski & Snowboard. An activity demanding, complex and full of excitement.
The first "Freeride Contest Mt. Helmos", was result of the perfect cooperation between WayOut Adventures and the Kalavrita Ski Center. The event overthrew the data in the area of the ski events in Greece and laid the foundations of a progressive and innovative affair .
Leading athletes, filmmakers, photographers, equipment companies, music events, crowd of spectators and many smiles, composed a unique setting with the majestic and famous slope of '' Charos '' at the background.
44 high level athletes from all over Greece under a climate of sportmanship formed the following results:
1st place: STEFANOS TSIMIKALIS (139)
2nd place: KONSTANTINOS LYKETSOS (133) / TRIANTAFYLLOS TRIANTAFYLLOU (133)
3rd place: MIKA NIKAANEN (132)
1st place: NICOLAS PLYTAS (133)
2nd place: GEORGE OUZOUNIS (120)
3rd place: ANTONIS PETEINOS (112)
1st place: KATERINA ELEFTHERIOU (50)
2nd place: PANAGIOTA KARAMETOU (43)
3rd place: VASO KAKOGIANNI (27)
1st place: IRO GAVALA (43)
2nd place: EVA PATAPATIOU (35)
3rd place: NANCY MATZIORI (17)
The overall ranking of athletes formed as follows:
We would like to specially thank:
Mr. Leonidas Spyropoulos, General Manager of Kalavryta Ski Center
The Mountain Safety Team of Kalavryta Ski Center (Pisteur)
The Judges: Marko Chatzikyriakaki, Yanni Marino, Kosti Gortzi, George Klaoudato
The Technical Manager of the contest: Yanni Kotilea
The Photographers / Filmmakers: GO experience - Babi Girizioti, Chris Tsani, Chris Tsoutsia
Mr. Apostoli Toumpas for the handmade prizes for the winners.
The Sponsors and the Media Sponsors:
The response of the athletes, spectators, sponsors and volunteers demonstrated the prospects and potential of the Greek Freeride scene.
WAYOUT Adventures team would like to thank you for your participation, and promises that works for events like this which are contributing to the further development of Greek ski.