30 Years Snowboarding Freaks on Snow

Der Snowboarding-Club

It all started as a hobby !!!!!!

1988 – Peter Reitmaier & Heinz von der Sandt  founded the Snowboarding Club “Freaks on Snow” in Tirol.They built up the Austrian competition scene by organizing events like the 1st Tirolean & Austrian Team championship.

1989 – Start of the club owned training station with educated instructors  (Hansjörg Bröderbauer) in Ellmau &  (Ralph Kohler) in Söll Tirol

1990 – Expansion to 3 club stations Ellmau – Söll & Kaunertal glacier

with : Hansjörg – Ralph – Mirjam – Jon – Peter

In this year the club organized the 1st int. Snowboard Jamboree in Kössen tirol.

Presentation of the  Freaks on Snow “FREESTYLE O’NEIL TEAM”.

with their own TEAM BUS sponserd from O’NEIL
( Nici Pederzolli – Reini Kapeller – Floh Daniaux – Trainer Marco Avi )

1991 – Founding of the german club “Freaks on Snow” with Patric Bauer.

Presentation of the 1st womens Snowboard Team also called “CHICKEN TEAM” mit : Mirjam – Dorothea – Babsi usw.

1992 – The Kaunertaler glacier station became the leading testcenter for the industry and the glacier became the mekka for boarders.
with : Armin ( Mulle ) – Mirjam – Andi – Hansjörg

“Freaks on Snow” became  INTERNATIONAL and had about  1000 members in Europe.

Start of the  “Freaks on Snow” Snowboard Camps at the Kaunertaler glacier.

1993 – Founding of the semi – professional Freaks on Snow “EUROPE TEAM”
with Karl Heinz Zangerl

1995 – Resignation of  Heinz von der Sandt and he got replaced by Patric Bauer.

3 trainingtations Ellmau: Roberto Listoni – Peter – Andi

Söll: Jon boy – Mirjam – Muzz /  Kauni: Mulle – Hansjörg -Mirjam

1996 – Expantion of the training activties and the move into a new and bigger building at the Kaunertaler glacier. – Armin became the manager!!

 1998 – The opening of the new test & training station in Hintertux with Dr. George (Schurl)

Kauni: Christian – Mario – Cleo / Tux: Georg – Heike & Heiko
Söll: Georg – Jon – Moni – Ema / Ellmau: Christian – Bram – Craig & Ana

1999 – Cooperation with the local skischool in Lanersbach / Tux – Söll Station – Moni – Schurl – Jon – Muzz  / Kauni – Peter – Christian – Georg – Cleo

2000 – Philipp came to the Freaks through his brother Georg.

2001 – Close down of all activities in Kaunertal.

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2002 –  Had to close Hintertux (political reasons)
in Ellmau Philipp and Hannes are doing a great job.

2003 – Opening of the new station in Söll with : Alex – Dr. Georg – Michi – Nelson

2004 – The boys working in Ellmau Philipp, Hannes & Alex Söll – Peter – Michi – Alex

2005 – 2009  We decided to concentrate more on teaching in Söll & Ellmau Ellmau – Phips – Hansn – Alex – Bernie – Michi  Söll – Peter – Alex – Georg – Nelson

2010/11  At the last minute we had to find a new place in Ellmau because the Cafe Widauer had closed down. 15 years we where there.
We decided to rent containers and positioned them next to the Kirchbichllift right by the trainig slope.

2011/12  we dicided to stay near the Kirchbichllift. Philipp brought his new truck with our mobile service station. Philipp – Paddy – Yara – Craig – Kevin – Kl. Philipp – Mario

2012/13 Philipp – Craig – Paul – Mario – Yara – Pascal – Kevin – Elly

2013/14  Philipp – Paul – Craig – Wouter (Wow wow) Helga – Elly – Kevin – Kl. Philipp

2014/15  Philipp – Craig – Michael – Nick – Elly – David – Esther – Wow wow

2015/16  Philipp – Craig – Michael – Wouter – Wow wow – Biene / Feb TOP

2016/17 Cooperation with TOP Skischool & Freaks on Snow
Philipp – Denis – Floris – Niek – Wouter Biene – Kira – Merel – Elly
Michael – Jens – Wow wow – Leon