Due to a scheduling conflict at Dusseldorf (GER) Esprit Arena, organizers for this season's scheduled Dusseldorf Snowboard and Freeski big air World Cup competitions have determined that there will be insufficient time to realize the construction of the competition ramp correctly this January.
Because of this, the decision was made to postpone the event from the 2018/19 season until the 2019/20 World Cup season, where the safety of the athletes can remain paramount and the true vision for the competition can be fully realized. At this time the proposed schedule for the Dusseldorf Snowboard and Freeski big air World Cup will see the competition held from January 2-4, 2020.
While the cancellation of this season’s Dusseldorf event is disappointing for all parties involved, excitement for the 2020 event is high as the FIS snowboard and freeski tours look forward to bringing World Cup big air action to one of the great cities of Europe. With Dusseldorf’s 54,000 seat Espirit Arena (home to the Fortuna football team who recently earned promotion to the Bundesliga for the 2018/19 season) lined up to host the competition, the Dusseldorf snowboard and freeski big air competitions are set to be season highlights in January 2020.