5 Things You Need To Know About The Freeride World Tour

The biggest skiing and snowboarding freeriding competition in the world is back!

Alex Burd Alex Burd

Photo: J Bernard
Photo: J Bernard

The Freeride World Tour (FWT) is the premier skiing and snowboarding freeriding competition on the planet and is the monstrous lovechild of the Swatch Freeride World Tour, the Freeskiing World Tour and The North Face Masters of Snowboarding. It has existed in its current iteration since 2012 and showcases the world’s top big mountain skiers and snowboarders.

The FWT takes place over a number of stages at some of the world’s most incredible locations in Europe and North America before culminating with the prestigious Verbier XTREME in Switzerland.

This guide explains the format, scoring, locations and heavy hitters taking part in the FWT and is broken down into the following sections.

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