The TTR Overall World Tour Champion titles were a tough reach for many riders who focus on one discipline, but Stale and Cilka Sadar are consistent in both pipe and slopestyle which is a growing rarity in snowboarding these days. Cilka registered 14 TTR results throughout the season with almost a perfect balance of entries in halfpipe an slopestyle disciplines making her one of the most versatile women snowboarders in the world today. Stale Sanbech (NOR) also registered 14 TTR results throughout the season across slopestyle, halfpipe and big air disciplines. Although he wasn't able to get a top spot in halfpipe, Stale took podium spots in slopestyle at the Burton New Zealand Open and in big air at the Air & Style Beijing. When asked how he feels about winning the TTR Overall title, Stale said, "I wasn’t really going for it at the start of the season, but then I was leading and thought ‘wow’, maybe i can actually do this! Now at the end, it was exciting. 'It is really cool to be part of that legendary list of riders who won it before."
The World Snowboard Tour has witnessed rapid growth since its inception, revitalizing competitive snowboarding whilst establishing its credibility as a globally recognized tour. The World Snowboard Tour spans a 10-month competition season including top rated Snowboarding events taking place across four mass geographical zones. The World Snowboard Tour has evolved out of the system that was used to qualify for snowboarding legend Terje Haakonsen's event: The Arctic Challenge. The winners of selected, prestigious international snowboard competitions earned themselves a ticket to ride at the Arctic Challenge, and gained respect throughout the snowboard scene. Since those days the Tour has taken off, incorporating and developing a ranking system that is available to all riders; Rookie, or Pro. Riders compete in 1Star to 6Star accredited events throughout the season with each posted result potentially boosting their Tour ranking score. You can find out all about the tour on www.worldsnowboardtour.com. Let’s just say the Tour links the best Events, and the best Riders to create a unique experience for all involved: Rookie, Pro, Press, and of course all you guys and girls that support the sport.