109 7 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2P 3E6

Swatch Snow Rodeo Kick-Off Party with Pat Burgener, Seth Anderson and guest

Where:109 7 Avenue S.W Calgary
18+ with government issued identification
When: Saturday February 25, 2023
5:00pm – 7:00pm; Athletes & delegates only
7:00pm – open to the public
8:00pm – music
Admission: FREE

Pat Burgener
Pat Burgener is a Swiss professional snowboarder and musician.

Endowed with a precocious talent on his board, he joined the Swiss national team at the age of 14. His ambition opens the door to the summits, catapulting him many times into the top 3 in the world.

Like most athletes at this level, Pat suffered from several injuries. Following one of them in 2014, he took advantage of the off-snow weather to develop his second passion, music. He then created his music group with his brother Max and a childhood friend.

His first titles allow him to be programmed at several internationally renowned festivals such as the Montreux Jazz Festival, Sion Sous Les Etoiles or recently, the Gürten Festival.

Back on his board, Pat continues his ascent and continues to achieve the best results of his career, including two podiums at the World Championships in 2017 and 2019, and an extraordinary 5th place at the 2018 Olympic Games. find my inner balance, which is essential to perform in any field.’ he said about his performance.

In March 2018, supported by Universal Music, Pat released his first EP titled The Route which met with great success, now totaling more than a million plays on Spotify.

This summer, he is back with his second opus which bears the name of Icar in reference to the legend of Icarus from Greek mythology. ‘I think everyone should fly as high as they can and terminate their dreams, even if it means taking risks.’ he explains. The EP was recorded last year in San Diego with Jasper Leak, producer known in particular for his work with Sia or his recent nomination for the 2019 Emmy Awards as music supervisor of the documentary ‘QUINCY’ by Quincy Jones.

At the same time, Pat remains focused on his sporting goals with, in the corner of his head, the dream of climbing to the top step of the podium at the Beijing Olympics in 2022.




Seth Anderson
Seth Anderson is a Canadian folk musician/songwriter with East Coast roots and a passion for adventure. Blending elements of folk/rock and alternative country with the spirit of punk rock, he is most recognized for his high energy performances, and catchy, truth laden, heart driven lyrics; Strongly connected to the community and surroundings of his Rocky Mountain home of the last decade, Canmore, Alberta. Recently, having relocated to Calgary, Alberta to be more involved with the cities vast musical community.


Art, sports & lifestyle


Snow Rodeo
FIS Snowboard Slopestyle World Cup and a FIS Snowboard Halfpipe World Cup


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(new or worsening)
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*This event takes place on the territory of the Blackfoot and the people of Treaty 7 Region in Southern Alberta, which includes the Siksika, the Piikuni, the Kainai, the Tsuu T’ina and the Stoney Nakoda First Nations. Calgary is also home to the Metis Nation of Alberta, Region III.