New Date Announced for Sprint U.S. Grand Prix
Park City Mountain Resort has long been known as having one of the best superpipes in the world. By hosting top competitions and serving as the training ground to the best athletes in the world, the Eagle Superpipe is continuously ranked by industry publications as being the best of the best. In order to ensure the same quality halfpipe this season, we and the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association have decided to reschedule the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix to February 1 – 2, 2013 (originally scheduled to be held December 21 – 22).
Park City All Star Torah Bright rides the Eagle Superpipe (photo: Rob Mathis)
The Grand Prix includes International Ski Federation (FIS) World Cup competitions for both halfpipe skiing and snowboarding, and is an Olympic Halfpipe qualifying event for the 2014 Winter Games for both events. The event will also include the Paul Mitchell Progression Session Big Air event Wednesday, January 29.
Sprint U.S. Grand Prix, Park City Mountain Resort
Mon. Jan. 28 - Training
Tue. Jan. 29 – Training
Wed. Jan. 30 – Halfpipe snowboarding qualifying; Paul Mitchell Progression Session
Thu. Jan. 31 – Halfpipe skiing qualifying
Fri. Feb. 1 – Halfpipe snowboarding finals
Sat. Feb. 2 – Halfpipe skiing finals
The cold weather in the forecast has the snowmaking and park crews ready to work. Stay tuned for park and pipe updates and openings!
The lines of jumps and rails at Park City offer up some of the best terrain park riding in the country and within the boundaries of the groomers set by the illustrious PC Park Staff is the sweetest zone of all, Neffland. In episode 3 of I Ride Neffland, IRPC presents a variety pack of top tier locals, including Blaze Kotsenburg, Gus Warbington, Griffin Siebert, Aaron Biitner, and Shane Wright, who exhibit technical trickery on a variety of features in Neff’s candy-themed park.
*Rescheduled for Saturday March 8 due to conditions* The University of Utah presents the 2014 NCAA Championships.
The Bartender’s Cup is fun, community event celebrating bar and restaurant employees. Teams of 4 will compete in an on-mountain/off-mountain obstacle course testing both speed & skill behind the bar and on the slopes. Up to 16 teams will compete in a head-to-head bracketed battle for bragging rights, with one team taking home the coveted Bartenders’ Cup.
We're back with Episode 5 of the I Ride Park City series. Watch Alex Sherman, CodY Rosenthal, Griffin Siebert, Christian Connors, Jack Dawe, Merrick Joyce, and Ozzy Henning session new features on upper 3 Kings and Pick N Shovel runs. Filmed and Edited by Pat Fenelon.
Check out what Grit Visual thinks of our parks
We put together a stairset to match the one on the Sochi Winter Games slopestyle course. It looks like practice makes perfect.
The Grand Prix was an amazing event and it was truly incredible to see what those athletes could do. But the best part is that they left the course up for everyone else to enjoy. Enjoyment might be an understatement though. Featuring the talents of McRae Williams, Lucas Wachs, Joey Van Der Meer, Tom Wallisch, Steve Stepp, John Kutcher, Luka Melloni, Dale Talkington, Dylan Ferguson, Andy Partridge, Dylan Sondrup, and Tim McChesney.