19 Years of Heritage
The Freeskiing World Tour (FWT) is the oldest competitive big mountain freeskiing tour in the history of the sport, producing the world’s premier open big mountain skiing competitions at the most rugged mountains in North and South America. Founded in 1998, the FWT, created and produced by MSI, is heading into its 19th year of operation. MSI also founded the Masters of Snowboarding in 2008 specifically tailored to pioneer the sport of big mountain snowboarding and the Junior Freeride Tour (JFT) to shepherd the development of aspiring youth.
Mountain Sports International
Mountain Sports International (MSI) is a private company, founded in 1997, to develop and produce action/adventure sports events and programming in North America. MSI has managed events including Red Bull Frozen Rush, Ultimate Fighting Championships Octagon Nation Tour, Sierra Nevada Beer Camp Across America, The North Face Park and Pipe Open Series and the SCOTT Enduro Cup presented by Vittoria in addition to several other properties and concepts. MSI launched MSI Live in 2009, to provide live HD webcast production, content management, encoding, and satellite uplink & delivery. MSI provides event management services, marketing, infrastructure and expertise for high-end brands, including Red Bull, Lexus, Burton, Mini, Toyota, The North Face, Clif Bar and Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. MSI matches brand and culture, company and credibility, to create sought-after events that help to define the action sports culture. For more information, visit mtsports.com.