Slopestyle contests are thrilling enough in their conventional form -- take the recent X Games Aspen snowboard final, for example -- but when you assemble the course through a freakin' mountain town in Austria, it's absolute insanity.
Red Bull PlayStreets, which will be broadcast live on Red Bull TV, is a freestyle skiing slopestyle contest that takes place in the middle of the typically quiet town of Bad Gastein -- with much of the action on rooftops.
The heavily engineered course leads competitors through three huge obstacles -- Marker Corner, the Völkl Kicker and the Suzuki Road Gap -- before hitting the Roof Box on the roof of the Jägerhäusl restaurant close to the finish.
A three-person jury will decide on the top eight freestyle skiers of the day who will contest the grand final. Americans Bobby Brown and Russell Henshaw are among 20 of the world's best freestyle skiers invited to Red Bull PlayStreets.
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