PR - StairmasterContest - Dec15

Québec City, December 15, 2015 – The Stairsmaster video contest presented by O'Neill is back for a fourth edition! The competition's final will take place during the Jamboree presented by Vidéotron Mobile from February 12th to 14th.

10 pro-snowboarders invited 

Alex Cantin from snowboard movie Déjà Vu has once again picked 10 of the best streeriding athletes for this 4th edition of the PRO Stairsmaster category. Aidan Flanagan (Minneapolis, MS), Mammouth Durette (Matane, Québec), Mike Liddle (Minneapolis, MN), Jesse Augustinus (Brunssum, Netherlands), Nic Roy (Chicoutimi, Québec), Sébastien Picard (Lévis, Québec), Kai Ujejski (Whistler, BC) and Gab Jacques (Sainte-Anne-de-la-Rochelle,Québec), JJ Westbury (Calgary, AB) and Atsushi Hasegawa (Japan) will strut their stuff in the heart of the city with a video clip filmed during this season. Videos will then be judged by Québec riders from Déjà Vu, with $10,000 going to the overall winner in this category.

Amateur riders also invited 

Urban freestyle enthusiasts are also invited to enter the Open category. They have until January 24th to send in their 1-minute video after which social media will work its magic to determine the most popular videos with the top 3 moving on to the final. The judges will than determine an overall winner who will be announced at the grand final and awarded $500. The rider with the most votes on social media will also win a $500 prize. Details on how to enter are available at stairs.snowjamboree.com.

Also, all Stairsmaster contestants, freeskiers and snowboarders alike, are invited to use the hashtag #stairsmaster for a chance to win $1000 as a reward for the most social athlete.

About Red Bull ReDirect 

For the 2015 Edition of Jamboree Red Bull injects a brand new Free Ski addition to the traditional snowboard line up. The inaugural Red Bull ReDirect free-ski competition will kick off the weekend schedule on February 12th. A specially curated list of elite free ski athletes from North America will ride a unique urban course with ReDirectional features in the heart of Quebec City offering locals an all ages, open air activity. 

About Jamboree 2016 

Since 2005, the Jamboree has become a must in Québec. The ever popular festival is back from February 12th to 14th, 2016, to host the FIS Snowboard World Cup. This 100% freestyle edition will see the best riders compete in big air. The Québec Winter Events Corporation has tasked Gestev with organizing this prestigious event. Founded in 1992, Gestev is an innovative Québec City-based event management company specialized in sports and cultural events. It is a certified responsible event manager (BNQ 9700-253). 

About Videotron 

Videotron is a Canadian telecommunications and entertainment pace-setter that has become the industry leader in Quebec by virtue of its customer-focused, employee-driven vision. It is a dynamic, fast-growing company committed to harnessing the latest technology to deliver the best possible entertainment experience. Recognized as a provider of top-quality products and services and superior customer service, underpinned by a corporate culture of excellence, Videotron is proud to support the Vélirium and to bring mountain biking buffs the full excitement of this unique and gripping event on the slopes of Mont-Saint-Anne.