Aspen/Snowmass, Colo., March 15, 2010 –
Confirmed riders for this season’s event include: Gretchen Bleiler, Kelly Clark, Elena Hight, Sarah Conrad, Ellery Hollingsworth, Mercedes Nicoll, Linn Haug, Maddy Schaffrick, Haruna Matsumoto, Soko Yamaoka, Sophie Rodriguez and Ursina Holler.
Enni celebrates her Swatch TTR world champion title
Mar 29 2010
This winter the 19-year old (K2 Snowboarding) rookie from Finland, Enni Rukajärvi took the snowboarding world by storm by appearing almost out of thin air and dominating the top slopestyle events.
Brooke Voigt struck gold at the 2010 Arctic Winter Games in Grande Prarie, Alberta last week. Among a field of international competitors she grabbed 3 gold medals (halfpipe, slopestyle, boarder cross), 1 silver (banked slalom) and the Overall Title for Junior Females.
Ursina Haller (SUI), Holly Crawford (AUS) and Mercedes Nicoll (CAN) shine from the podium
Congrats to Ursina Haller for taking 2nd at LG’s FIS Snowboard World Cup!
Here’s an excerpt form FIS Snowboard from Ursina herself.
Aspen/Snowmass and Gretchen Bleiler will host the third annual CoverGirl Snow Angels Invitational. This is an all-female lifestyle event featuring a snowboard superpipe contest in Snowmass April 2-4, 2010.
“I’m really looking forward to the third annual CoverGirl Snow Angels Invitational, especially after the craziness of the Olympics,” said two-time Olympian and 2010 Winter X Games gold medalist Gretchen Bleiler, “this will be a great opportunity to focus on progressive riding and quality time with all of the girls.”
For more information on the CoverGirl Snow Angels Invitational or anything regarding Aspen/Snowmass please visit www.aspensnowmass.com or call 1-800-525-6200
Photo By Christy Chaloux Courtesy of TRANSWORLD SNOWBOARDING
Brooke Voigt has one again landed on top of the Billabong Flaunt It podium. This time she took 2nd place in slopestyle at Blue Mountain in Ontario. With strong showings at both the Norquay, Alberta and Blue Mountain, Ontario Brooke is flaunting what she’s got on rails and jumps.
Congratulations to team rider Brooke Voigt who took 2nd place in the Rail Jam at Billabong’s Flaunt It contest at Mount Norquay, AB on the weekend. She also grabbed 5th place in the slopestyle. Brooke is headed for the Flaunt It finals at Blue Mountain this coming weekend (February 20) to take on the east coasts’ talent pool.
The 6th annual Nikita Chickita USA 2010 all-girls snowboard contest is nearly here! Taking place this Saturday, February 20th at Brighton resort’s Majestic Park in Utah.
Ladies this is open to both amateur and pro riders, all ages and abilities.
2010 Olympic Snowboarding Team
It’s finally official! K2 pro rider Gretchen Bleiler will be going to Vancouver for the 2010 Winter Olympics. Congrats Gretch! We’re super excited to watch you in the games, Go for Gold!