Kiwis Nico Porteous & Finn Bilous in Bad Gastein

World's top freeskiers descend on picturesque Bad Gastein seeking glory.

A quaint ski village with 16th-century architecture, Wes Anderson-esque aesthetics and a waterfall backdrop, steep streets, and the surrounding frosted peaks towering high above, Red Bull Playstreets returns again to the mountain village Bad Gastein in the Austrian alps. On February 9-10, the world’s top freeskiers will compete for glory on one of the most beautiful and unique urban slopestyle courses.

Andri Ragettli of Switzerland performs during the Red Bull Playstreets in Bad Gastein on February 24, 2017. // Joerg Mitter / Red Bull Content Pool // SI201702250060 // Usage for editorial use only //

– Red Bull Playstreets takes place in the Austrian spa and ski destination of Bad Gastein in the High Tauern mountains, located roughly 400km southwest of the capital city Vienna and 100km south of Salzburg.

Bobby Brown performs during the qualifier at Red Bull Playstreets 2013 in Bad Gastein, Austria on February 23rd, 2013 // Erwin Polanc / Red Bull Content Pool // SI201302230186 // Usage for editorial use only //

– Returning with a completely new setup and route, the ninth edition of Red Bull Playstreets is set to bring fans closer to the action and deliver a show like no other around the steep streets, the stunning 16th-century architecture and the surrounding frosted peaks towering high above.

– From four-time X Games gold medallist Nick Goepper to recent Laax Open champion Andre Ragettli and Olympic gold medallist Sarah Hoefflin, the 2023 riders list at Red Bull Playstreets is stacked.

– American Goepper edged Sweden’s Olympic slopestyle bronze medallist Tjäder in the last 2019 final with in-form Scottish skier Kirsty Muir, one of four women taking the challenging course.

– Training starts on Thursday February 9 followed by the Best Trick Session and award ceremony with the qualification runs on February 10 afternoon ahead of the Friday evening finals and Hotel Selina after party.

Red Bull Playstreets 2023 freeskiers


Nick Goepper (USA), Matej Svancer (Austria), Jesper Tjäder (Sweden), Hunter Henderson (USA), Nico Porteous (NZ), Max Moffatt (Canada), Simo Peltola (Finland), Valentin Morel (Switzerland), Lukas Mullauer (Austria), Finn Bilous (NZ), Ryan Stevenson (USA), Andri Ragettli (Switzerland), Kim Gubser (Switzerland), Thibault Magnin (Spain), Ralph Welponer (Italy), Elias Syrja (Finland), Jakob Gessner (Germany), Chris McCormick (Great Britain), Edouard Therriault (Canada), Leo Landro (Norway)

Anastasia Tatalina (Russia), Kirsty Muir (UK), Lara Wolf (Austria), Sarah Hoefflin (Switzerland)

Watch Red Bull Playstreets 2023 live from 19:00 CEST HERE.

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