Natural Selection DUELS in Durango


The Natural Selection DUELs are Streaming Now!

The Natural Selection DUELs are streaming right now on RedBull TV. Check out Nils Mindnich and Victor Daviet go head-to-head in Durango at Purgatory Resort. The finalists of each duel will move on to the next stop at Revelstoke.

Visit Durango,  in collaboration with Purgatory Mountain Resort, are excited to be hosting a YETI Natural Selection DUEL as part of the first stage of the 2024 Natural Selection Tour. Created by snowboarder Travis Rice, the tour brings together the best riders in the world, including Olympians and big mountain film icons, to compete on the most thrilling natural and naturally enhanced terrain on the planet.

The Natural Selection DUELS showcase includes six breathtaking mountain locations from across the globe. In these intense matchups, two elite riders go head-to-head, determining who advances to the subsequent stages of the 2024 Natural Selection Tour.

Durango is among the esteemed venues chosen for this prestigious event!

The incredible terrain, dry snow, and breathtaking views of Durango's San Juan Mountains will create the perfect competition arena for these two riders!

The champion of the Natural Selection DUEL competition, hosted in Durango, will join 18 returning and invited riders from the Natural Selection Tour. They will compete in two exciting live events: the YETI Natural Selection Revelstoke and YETI Natural Selection Selkirk Tangiers, which will take place within the March 10-17 competition window.

Discover the captivating world of Natural Selection events and witness their grand debut at naturalselectiontour.com. Immerse yourself in the excitement and wonder of these extraordinary spectacles. Visit the website to delve deeper and uncover the magic of Natural Selection.

Join us for an epic in-person event at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Durango. Get ready to meet and greet two legendary riders, Nils Mindnich and Victor Daviet, at this exclusive event. It's your chance to rub shoulders with these snowboarding superstars and hear firsthand stories of their incredible feats on the slopes. Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to connect with the riders who have taken the snowboarding world by storm. Mark your calendars and get ready for an unforgettable experience!

About the Natural Selection Tour

The brainchild of Travis Rice, the Natural Selection Tour showcases the world's top riders, from Olympians to big mountain film icons, competing on the planet's most exhilarating natural and naturally enhanced terrain. The 2024 Tour comprises three stages, where riders progress through Natural Selection DUELS, the YETI Natural Selection Selkirk Tangiers, and YETI Natural Selection Revelstoke events.

After the final day of live competition in Revelstoke, the best all-mountain freestyle riders in the world will come together to crown a men's and women's champion. The Natural Selection Tour's core mission is to inspire individuals to cultivate a deeper connection with Mother Nature.