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Thousands watch Arne Backstrom and Local Skier Angel Collison Win the First McConkey Cup at the Subaru Freeskiing World Championships at SnowbirdPosted by Ski Utah Yeti on March 23, 2010
Thousand's of spectator's gathered this past Saturday armed with sunblock, grilled meat and PBR to watch the 2010 Subaru Freeskiing World Championships on Snowbird’s North Baldy.
It's that time. The Freeskiing World Tour Kicks Off at Snowbird today and continues through the weekend. If you want to see some sick skiers throwing down on Snowbird's world class mountain, head on up and catch some of the action. Or follow the tour at http://www.freeskiingworldtour.com/
On March 13th don't miss the Wasatch Powder Keg race. The Powder Keg is a test of strength and endurance for any backcountry skier. The 2010 race will feature a new course based out of Brighton Ski Resort. The race will have captivating views of Heber Valley, Mt Nebo, Mt Timpanogos, and the Cottonwood Canyons. The race division will travel close to 9 miles and have 5 climbs for a little over 5,000’ of climbing. The Recreational division will have 4 climbs for around 3,500’ of climbing in 6.5 miles. Within each division there will be categories for male/female, AT/Tele, and this year, we have even added a Rec Splitboard Division!. There will be a BBQ, awards ceremony, and raffle following the race at the Milly Chalet. For registration or more details see www.wasatchpowderkeg.com.
Snowbird, UT, January 25, 2010 - After two days of being grounded due to weather and unsafe snow conditions, The North Face Masters was finally given the green light today on Snowbird's famed Silver Fox venue. With nearly seven feet of snow in seven days, competitors have had to put themselves on hold, although they were treated to several epic days of riding the greatest snow on earth. As the athletes boarded the tram this morning, the nervous anticipation permeated through the crowd of eager riders. The women were slated to start things off, but low visibility threatened to shut things down yet again. Fortunately, the fog began to lift and the middle and bottom portion of the venue revealed its powdery goodness. By eleven o'clock the riders were on the course laying down smooth lines through untracked fields of fresh. With an abundance of soft landings to be bombed, the women showed their fearlessness as they hucked themselves off every terrain feature in sight. Squaw Valley's Iris Lazzareschi slayed a technical line down the east side of the venue just as the clouds parted, if only for a brief moment. The windlips up high were great and the course was fun, said Iris after her run. Other standouts included Snowbird locals Kaitlin Locke and Laura Dewey. However, it was former Master's champ, Shannan Yates flawless performance that earned her the coveted Katana Sword.
Park City Mountain Resort Hosts the Sprint US Snowboarding Grand Prix and Winter Games Team Announcement with concert by Thirty Seconds To MarsPosted by Jessica Kunzer - Communication Director on January 19, 2010
Park City Mountain Resort will host the two final stops of the Sprint U.S. Snowboarding Grand Prix, Friday, January 22 and Saturday, January 23, 2010. The two Park City Mountain Resort Grand Prix competitions will finalize the U.S. halfpipe team for the 2010 Winter Games, which will be named following the competition Saturday night with a concert by Thirty Seconds to Mars.
Many thanks to the 30,000 fans who represented a winter Dew Tour record crowd this past weekend at Snowbasin resort. The entire weekend was spirited by good times and of course, big air. To kick off the weekend, Ski Utah and our good friends at Freeskier threw a party in Ogden, complete with the Yeti. Click here for photos of the Yeti out late.
The national spotlight stokes Ogden and Snowbasin Resort this weekend. The Winter Dew Tour will stomp its landing tomorrow at Snowbasin! The event is FREE and runs January 14-17. The Winter Dew Tour will be bringing all of their Pro friends including Simon Dumont, Steve Fisher, Hannah Teter and Utah's very own Tom Wallisch to compete in the second stop of the tour. Watch the best in the world throw down tricks that will make your jaw drop. If you are inspired by the world’s best, take advantage of Snowbasin’s reduced lift ticket for Friday only at $30. You must mention “Dew Tour” when purchasing the ticket to get a discount.
Parking at Snowbasin during the Dew Tour will be very limited! For skier/spectator convenience, Free park-n-ride transportation will be available from two locations in Ogden. Buses will leave the lots every 20-30 min. Peak hours, every 15-20 min.