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!
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