On April 3rd and 4th, Canada’s Mont Saint-Sauveur will welcome some of the world’s top riders for the 8th annual RIDE Shakedown. New key features this year will include a new women’s category sponsored by Oakley, the launch of a $35,000 purse, Canada’s largest, and the creation of the spectacular, ground-breaking AMP Energy rail. A quick reminder that this year’s competition has been renamed in honour of the event’s new title sponsor, RIDE Snowboards.
The RIDE Shakedown is eagerly awaited by professionals and the up-and-coming riders vying for one of the amateur spots and their chance to tackle the pros. Add to this some 20,000 exhilarated fans cheering on their idols during the two-day competition, and it is easy to understand why the Shakedown is Mont Saint-Sauveur’s top event of the year.
Competing in the new women’s category will be Marie-France Roy (