The fifth competition Wild ride 2006 in Bansko

The fifth competition Wild ride 2006 in Bansko

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The fifth competition Wild ride 2006 in Bansko The international extreme ski and snowboard competition Wild Ride 2006 will take place on the ski zone in Bansko. The competition will take place on 16- 19 February on the northern slope of Todorka peak (2 748). The race will include off piste downhill and natural obstacles (rocks). The organizers of the event are Sport and extreme events alliance and ULEN Joint Stock Company. This year Bulgarian and foreign skiers and snowboarders will take place in the event. The expected number of competitors is 60, and they will compete for a prize fund of total 3500 Euro (cash and object prizes). The competition will be in two days on two different mountain slopes. The first day the competition will take place over the Karkamski lakes at the foot of Todorka peak. The final will take place during the second day of the event on the northern slope of Todorka peak. The first 16 men skiers, 16 men snowboarders and the first 4 women skiers and 4 women snowboarders will compete for the big prize. The best skiers and snowboarders will share a cash prize of 2 000 Euro. The winners in the individual disciplines will receive prizes. Those of the competitors who receive best results for the individual criteria will be also prized. The competitors is being organized according the recommendations of the international association of the free skiers /IFSA/. The competitors will be prized according to the rules of IFSA according to five criteria; a choice of a downhill line, control, technics, continuity, aggression. Special teams Security and Trace will be summoned by the organizers. This year the teams work for the safety of the region, where the competition will take place. The activities for observation of the methodological and snow conditions, avalanche tests are being made and snow profiles of the two slopes. All of the doubtful sites will be checked. During the competition all of the participants have to use personal protection devices- helmet and body protectors and devices for avalanche safety- avalanche transmitter. The security of the competitors and audience will be provided by medicine team.