This winter Bulgaria will be for the first time the host of qualification for Freeride World Tour (FWT) – ski and snowboard world competition series on rough terrain.

In the period from 1st to 3rd of March, on the eve of the Bulgarian Liberation Day, Bansko will accept the competition “Mad Gold Ride ‘2013” organized by the teams of Bulgarian Extreme and FreeSkiing Association (BEFSA) and Concept Creative, which beside the FWT qualification will be included also the Bulgarian State Championship in the discipline.

“Mad Goat Ride 2013” will take place on the northern slope of Todorka peak, where a limited number of competitors only will have opportunity to ride down and compete in the deep snow.

The participants are going to be divided in four categories: ski (men), ski (women), snowboard (men) and snowboard (women), as for the winners an attractive cash prize of over €1600 and various other awards are prepared.

For any further information about the competition please contact the organizers


01 March 2013 | 09:00 - 19:00 | Registration/ Accommodation (exact locations of registration and accommodation will be announced)

01 March 2013 | 20:00 - 21:30 | Technical meeting (riders, judges, organizers, mountain rescue)

02 March 2013 | 09:30 | Qualification

02 March 2013 | 13:30 | Final

02 March 2013 | 16:00 | Awards ceremony

02 March 2013 | 22:00 | Race party

03 March 2013 | Reserve day*

* In case of using the reserve day, program from 02 February will be applied.


Man Ski
Man Snowboard
Woman Ski
Woman Snowboard

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Photos from the competition slope (06 Feb 2013)