Red Bull ReDirect hit Quebec City with a bang heard around the ski world despite being scheduled on the same evening as the big air event inside Fenway Park. The dudes from Ski The East were on hand to take in the action, and they put together the above video recap featuring a healthy selection of shots from most of the riders on site for the event. Drop in.
From Ski The East on YouTube:
Red Bull ReDirect is an urban freeski competition boasting the most innovative and challenging re-directional features in the sport today. On Friday, February 12th professional and amateur athletes alike were invited to face off in the first major ski event of its kind held in Quebec City’s downtown core.
Leveraging the city’s iconic urban environment, existing landmarks and urban infrastructures were lit and repurposed as the basis for the course in lieu of traditional scaffolding elements. This innovative approach provided competitors a truly unique and genuine riding terrain showcase.
A jam format was used to replicate a more authentic urban experience and allowed for more innovation and excitement. Ten international skiers met 6 local skiers and 4 Stairs Master wildcards in a battle for the Red Bull ReDirect trophy.
1st Place: J.F. Houle
2nd Place: Magnus Graner
3rd Place: Emile Bergeron
Filming : Cam Willis & Liam Mckinley
Edit: Cam Willis
Music: Mmoss - War Sux