Sprint U.S. Grand Prix Comes to the Eagle Superpipe
The Sprint U.S. Grand Prix Snowboarding and Freeskiing Halfpipe competitions come to Park City Mountain Resort next week - where the Eagle Superpipe is ready and waiting for some of the world's best halfpipe athletes. Louie Vito, Gretchen Bleiler, Simon Dumont, Jen Hudak and Alex Schlopy are just some of the big names scheduled to compete in next week's events.
Qualifying points for the snowboarding and freeskiing halfpipe Olympic events in Sochi, Russia next year are on the line, so expect big-time style to be shown. Best of all, all the events are free and spectator-friendly!
The Paul Mitchell Progression Session Big Air competition is also on the program for Wednesday, January 30 and will surely be a fan favorite. After the Big Air, make your way to Park City's Historic Main Street for a free concert headlined by Cold War Kids, followed immediately by a fireworks show.
Here are the highlights for the week, you can view a complete schedule HERE:
Monday, January 28 - Training
Tuesday, January 29 - Training
Wednesday, January 30 - Halfpipe Snowboarding Qualifiers; Paul Mitchell Progression Session Big Air Competition (5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.)
Thursday, January 31 - Halfpipe Freeskiing Qualifiers
Friday, February 1 - Halfpipe Snowboarding Finals (11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)
Saturday, February 2 - Halfpipe Freeskiing Finals (11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.)
Enter the contest on our Facebook page to experience the Grand Prix like a VIP with lift tickets, access to VIP events and lodging! Entries must be in by 9:00 pm MST January 24, you can check out all the rules here.
The Eagle Superpipe is the next stop on the ride to Sochi - we'll see you there next week!
King Midas visit and now you're good as gold!
Bring your spacesuit because you're going straight to the moon.
The Sochi Games are just days away, and while we'll be rooting hard for every Team USA athlete - from the curlers to the figure skaters - we'll be cheering especially hard for 2 athletes in particular: because they're our very own! Slopestyle snowboarder Sage Kotsenburg and slopestyle freeskier Joss Christensen are both Park City locals and both part of "I Ride Park City" All Stars. Both will be in medal contention, and we couldn't be prouder to have them as representatives to the world both of our mountain and their hometown of Park City.
The Pole Jam will let you get silly in every which way.
We open November 23rd and we hope you guys are ready to shred! Come check out the sweet features this weekend off of 3 Kings Lift. It's all about those early season hammers!