So, once again a load of smiling faces!
This years gap nation was set to be a banger with the return on the channel gap. Shout out to the DWA park crew at The Snow Centre who worked till the early hours digging through the mammoth landing and shaping the 32 foot jump.
Yes you read that right, from the lip of the jump to the knuckle measured out at 32 foot for the big jump and slightly smaller for the right side.
Everyone seemed to be having a great time and the atmosphere was set by the dj's and Mikee Cee on the microphone.
It was great too see so many people from beginners to sponsored riders throwing down in order to claim those extra points or on the spot prizes! In the end the results table looked like this:
|1.||Tom Saunders||1.||Millie Wilkinson|
|2.||Callum Welch||2.||Emily Keen|
|3.||Haydyn Fiori||3.||Thea Fenwick|
|1.||Luke McCarthy||1.||Rachael Walsh|
|2.||Joe Webster||2.||Ali Schwind|
|3.||Harry Lovell||3.||Anna Nayler|
|1.||Max Wittrick||1.||Cerys Allen|
|2.||Jake Binnee||2.||Amber Cordingley|
|1.||Josh Ogden||1.||Alise Balode|
|2.||Ed C-H||2.||Gillian Finnerty|
|3.||Rick Symes||3.||Krysten Franzmann|
Best unsponsored went to Joe Webster and James Rose for skiing and for snowboarding it went to Jack Taylor and Kris Amstutz.
Once again thank you all for coming and we really hope you enjoyed the fun, laid back, jam format competition.
Special thanks extends to: The Snow Centre, Atomic, Planks, DC, Westbeach, Melon Sunglasses, Butta, Mons Royale, Snow and Rock, Hero Energy, Marleys Mellow Mood, Weekend offender, the photographers and to all of you who worked your butts off behind the scene!
See you next year!
(Photos and an edit will be posted on the Gap Nation Facebook page shortly)
A HUGE thanks goes out to the sponsors of the event:
Gap Nation is a jam format comp for skiers and snowboarders.
10th August 2013 The Snow Centre - Hemel Hempstead
4pm-6.30pm Jam format comp
The park will then be left open for everyone to ride. closing time 9pm
£30 slope time 4-9pm + an additional £5 to enter the Gap Nation competition (Competition fee paid on the day only).
PRE BOOKING YOUR SLOPE TIME IS A GOOD IDEA:
https:// booking.thesnowcentre.com/ ui/categories.aspx
PRE REGISTAR @ http:// forskiersbyskiers.com/
£10 bib deposit will also be required. This will be returned on the return of your allocated bib.
Limited edition, handmade Gap Nation T's will be on sale for £10
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