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City news, 03.03.2006 12:15

Snowboard World Cup comes to Russia for third round

snowboard Top snowboarders from 15 countries will gather in St. Petersburg for the third round of the sport's world cup starting Friday.

The snowboarders will compete in two disciplines: parallel slalom and big air. The slalom event will take place at Tuutari Park just outside St. Petersburg, with the big air event following a day later using a specially constructed ramp at the city's Kirov Stadium.

Fringe events around the snowboarding include a freestyle motocross display, open-air concert, and laser show following the medals ceremony.

News source: en.rian.ru

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