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Big mountain snowboarder Elias Elhardt will compete in Hakuba 

A German snowboard staple, Elhardt has been progressing backcountry riding for over 15 years.

Perfecting his craft in Kleinwalsertal, Austria, Elias Elhardt (GER) has built a reputation for his creative and artistic approach to riding. A seasoned competitor, Elhardt has mastered almost all aspects of snowboarding–from big air to big mountain.

Elias Elhardt Hakuba Wildcard

Elhardt continues to push the boundaries of the sport in innovative film segments such as his recent project CONTRADDICTION, which was recently nominated as Best of the Year on Vimeo.

In 2018 Elhardt competed at the FWT stops at Fieberbrunn, Austria and the Xtreme Verbier, where he walked away with an impressive 2nd place finish in both events.

Elias Elhardt Hakuba Wildcard

With an event Wildcard, Elhardt will be eligible to compete at FWT20 first stop: Hakuba, Japan, weather window January 18-25th.

There’s no doubt that Elhardt has the potential to win the event, but will he be able to hold his own against rising stars and incumbent world champion Victor de le Rue?

Only time will tell...

Be sure to catch the first chapter of the 2020 season in just 5 days as riders head to Hakuba, Japan for the opening event of the FWT20!