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!
This event has been incredible and we are honored to have it here at PCMR. Its amazing to see all the young guns and the OGs slaying the bowls. Can't wait to see what these guys will be throwing down in the showcase! Snowboarder Mag Coverage - http://www.snowboardermag.com/videos/2014-lib-tech-holy-bowly-preview-video/ TWS Coverage - http://snowboarding.transworld.net/photos/lib-techs-holy-bowly-day-4-living-history/#7967+5aac8fd345
Say your prayers and come get religious at The Holy Bowly!
The Holy Bowly continues to rock and the pros are coming out of the woodwork to join in this progression bonanza! TWS Coverage - http://snowboarding.transworld.net/photos/lib-techs-holy-bowly-park-city-day-3-little-things/ Snowboarder Mag Coverage - http://www.snowboardermag.com/photos/lib-techs-holy-bowly-day-three-recap/
The Holy Bowly has begun and the best of the best are here showing us what true progression is. Centered around a 12-foot deep bowl at the base of Three Kings chair we have an amazing course for everyone to enjoy. Here are some links and a video from Day 1 of The Holy Bowly. Transworld Snowboarding Recap - http://snowboarding.transworld.net/photos/holy-bowly-park-city-day-1-finding-lines/ Snowboarder Mag Recap - http://www.snowboardermag.com/photos/lib-techs-holy-bowly-at-park-city-utah-day-1/
King Midas visit and now you're good as gold!
Bring your spacesuit because you're going straight to the moon.
After a hectic freeski season and competing on an injured knee, Monster Energy freeskier Tom Wallisch found some time at his home resort of Park City in Utah to stack some footage before he underwent season-ending surgery. Watch as he displays why—even at half speed—he's still the best in the game. Edit created by 4bi9 Media (www.4bi9media.com // @4bi9media) For more information on Tom Wallisch, follow him on Twitter & Instagram at @TWallisch
Get ready for some HOT snowboard action in this month's Every Third Thursday! Dave Lee and the Signal Snowboards crew get back to the base-ics, experimenting with new technology to actually heat up the base of a snowboard and test out their theory that a hot base will go faster. Dave explains that the snow sliding action actually works from friction heating up the snow and forming a thin layer of water that the board slides on, but what if we speed up that process by incorporating a heat film into the base? Watch as Dave dials the base all the way up to 128-degrees and snowboarder Alex Cato heats up the slopes of Park City Resort.