Eagle Superpipe Now Open
The Eagle Superpipe is open and ready for action. Who will throw the first double corks of the season in the pipe? Who will be the first to go 20 feet out? Which mini-shreds will take their first ever pipe run? Stay tuned as we bring you all the action live (sort of) from the Eagle Superpipe.
We're proud to say that the US Snowboarding team will be training in the Eagle Superpipe from January 7-14 as well as many other podium topping athletes. Every year we see Shaun White, Louie Vito, Torah Bright and many others dialing in their winning moves right here. Not a bad view from the office window.
Our terrain park grooming supervisor and resident pipe builder and cutter, Tyson Goodrich has definitely outdone himself this year. She is a beauty. Get to know Tyson and go behind the scenes of building the world famous Eagle Superpipe in this video. Then get out here and drop in to see for yourself!
Torah Bright and Shaun White were big winners at the ESPY Awards last week in Los Angeles.
Park City Mountain Resort hosted the King of the Wasatch at the Pick 'N Shovel Terrain Park and Eagle Superpipe on February 26th-28th.
After naming the US team at the resort in January, the Norwegian, Swiss and Spanish halfpipe teams have been here the last few weeks.
The Sprint US Snowboarding Grand Prix went off last weekend.
The word on the street is that the big names in snowboarding are planning on being in the area for a while, including Louie Vito, Steve Fisher, Shaun White, Gretchen Bleiler, Hanah Teter, Kelly Clark, Greg Bretz, Clair Bidez, Ellery Hollingsworth, and Elijah Teter.
I just wanted to give everyone an update on the Terrain Parks. Middle Jonesy's, Pick n' Shovel, and the Eagle Superpipe are now open. The Middle Jonesy's Park is our beginner park. It has 5 jumps and 5 jibs. Pick n' Shovel has 5 jumps and 8 jibs.
SUPERPIPE UPDATE: THE EAGLE SUPERPIPE WILL OPEN FRIDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2009. THE PIPE NEEDS ONE MORE FULL DAY OF PREPARATION IN ORDER TO MEET OUR QUALITY STANDARDS.
Final stop of the Olympic Grand Prix tour just announced: Park City Mountain Resort January 22–23, 2010. The US Olympic Team will be announced!
Olympic dreams will be made and broken during the 2010 U.S. Snowboarding Grand Prix as the tour makes three stops in its 14th season.
Lower Jonesy's and the Halfpipe will be open tomorrow, Christmas Day! There will be two to three jumps in Jonesy's and ten to eleven jibs up.