Check out this little vid on Push.ca that features Jake Kuzyk at Seattle’s Downtown Throwdown:
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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. A complete list of riders will be announced in the coming weeks.
The event will feature a Superpipe contest on Saturday, April 3 in Snowmass, photo and filming opportunities for the media as well as lifestyle activities for the riders such as a spa day, yoga classes and a girl’s night out on the town. With invites based on a combination of Olympic and X Games qualifications, this year’s event will include a more international field and the event will be the first time since the Olympics for all of these women to be together in a relaxed atmosphere. Snowmass now features a world-renowned 22 foot Superpipe that was built by the award winning Aspen/Snowmass terrain park crew along with experts from Snow Park Technologies.
“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 the first time Viceroy Snowmass will host the athletes along with a mix of activities throughout the weekend. Viceroy Snowmass Resort and Residence, bringing the brand’s signature fusion of glamorous style, provocative design and innovative culinary experiences to the event will add to the truly special experience of CoverGirl Snow Angels Invitational.
The CoverGirl Snow Angels Invitational is the bookend event for a season of over 30 Aspen/Snowmass sponsored events. This is the only women’s specific snowboard competition and lifestyle weekend of the sort in the industry, bringing together the media, fans, sponsors and the athletes alike to Aspen/Snowmass.
Its spring time in Aspen/Snowmass which means long sunny days, superb conditions, plenty of free events and concerts and plenty of deals. Seven day advance pricing is now available for guests booking two or more days of lift tickets. Guests can save big by booking lift tickets, lessons and equipment rentals seven days in advance of their vacation. For more information please visit: www.aspensnowmass.com/deals
Aspen/Snowmass would like to thank this year’s confirmed event sponsors including CoverGirl, Secret, K2, Oakley, Mission, Coca-Cola, espnW, Town of Snowmass Village, Giro, Nike and Viceroy.
For more information on the CoverGirl Snow Angels Invitational or anything regarding Aspen/Snowmass please visit www.aspensnowmass.com
Stevens Pass is hosting a Downhill Slalom Race Retro style!
Time to bust out those old straight skis, directional snowboards, one-piece snowsuits and radical attitude for the 1st annual Retro Fools Day! April 2nd, 2010 is going to be the most totally tubular day and will include a downhill slalom race! The older and more rad the gear the more time deductions you get off your runs! There will be awards for best times, best outfit and most radical! There will be more awards for other cateagories that we haven’t even thought of yet! Here’s an example of the time scoring (these aren’t set yet but you get the idea):Time deductions: Retro jacket: -1 sec Retro pants: -1sec One piece: -3sec Pre 1995 board: -1sec Pre 1995 skis: -1sec Old boots: -3 sec Monoski: -7sec Post 1995 board: +4sec Post 1995 ski: +4sec
$5 voluntary donation – All proceeds go to SOS
The Summit at Snoqualmie is pleased to announce another rad event – Boxes for Days* – a ridiculously fun event involving a lot of boxes which will be taking place at Central Park on January 16th.
There’s going to be two freakishly long boxes taking all sorts of up, down, flat, kinked, rainbow… and lining them up creating Boxes for Days*! So grab your board and your friends and prepare yourself to get stoked!
To find out all the details check out www.SummitatSnoqualmie.com