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London's Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park To Host Freeze Big Air In November

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 29 / 15

London's Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park will host Britain's "biggest-ever snow sports and music event this November," according to Chad Wiley of TRANSWORLD BUSINESS. From the creators of Boardmasters, Freeze Big Air will host the Int'l Ski Federation (FIS) Snowboard World Cup Big Air and Int'l Ski Inv...

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