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Wednesday, 14 November 2007
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What are the ingredients for an unforgettable evening at Europe’s largest snowboard event? Six snowmobiles, the 16 world’s best snowboarders, not to forget the 355 tons of steel, 1,000 tons of artificial snow, about 30,000 spectators and 75,000 watt. Add a lot of ‘air’, plenty of ‘style’ – and the ten-course-menu, awarded with six stars of the Swatch TTR World Snowboard Tour, is ready to be served.

 

When six daredevil snowmobile riders and the 16 best snowboarders of the world will hit the stadium on 01st December 2007, the cooks of the Nokia Air & Style 07 have already accomplished a logistic masterpiece.

For the third edition of the Nokia Air & Style in the Munich Olympic Stadium a huge scaffold of steel and snow is again being erected on the stands of the stadium. Besides the 355 tons of steel for the monster ramp, which are being delivered these days by more than 30 trucks, about 1.000 tons of artificial snow are being produced on site at the stadium and raised with cranes, snow groomers and catapults onto the ramp. The technically produced snow is completely free of chemicals and defrosts after the Nokia Air & Style 07 to drain in the canalisation – just like natural snow. For the construction about 120 persons are occupied during two weeks.

For the dismantling, which happens within one week, there are even 160 assistants engaged. New set-up for a lot of ‘air’ and plenty of ‘style’

 

Read the full story at newspirits.com 

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