Bird's Nest ready for top snowboarding event

Updated: 2012-12-05 10:58


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Bird's Nest ready for top snowboarding event

Workers lay snow on skiing trails in preparation for the 2012 Oakley Shaun White Air & Style Beijing event at the Bird's Nest in Beijing, on Dec 4, 2012. [Photo/CFP]

The snowboarding event, attracting world's top 24 snowboarders, will open at the National Stadium, the main stadium for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, on Saturday. [Related report]

The skiing trail measures 62.5 meters long, 8 meters wide and 42 meters in height with an average of 40 centimeters thickness in snow. The 3,000 cubic meters of snow comes from Beijing-based Huaibei International Ski Resort and meets the athletes' demand of trails and snow quality.

World's 24 top players from 12 countries will come together, competing for awards and 1000 credits of the TTR (Ticket to Ride) World Snowboard Tour.

The fourth Snow Festival at the Bird's Nest will open days later at the end of December.

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