Compete on the Winter X Games course at the 2012 Aspen/Snowmass Open

Comments by Henrik Lampert/

Aspen/Snowmass, Colo., January 17, 2012 – Now in its seventh year, the Aspen/Snowmass Open allows skiers and snowboarders—men and women—the opportunity to show off on the Winter X Games slopeslyle course and 22-foot superpipe before they open to the public.
 
This event attracts over 350 athletes to compete. There will be a women’s and men’s snowboard slopestyle competition in this year’s event. Registration is open for all events at www.aspensnowmass.com/open.

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See coverage from the 2011 Aspen/Snowmass Open slopestyle event: http://frsk.me/0t3.

REGISTRATION:

Fees for registration are as follows:

Men SKI/SB Slopestyle: $115
Men SKI Halfpipe: $100
Men SKI Slope & Pipe: $200
Women SKI/SB Slopestyle: $75
Women SKI Halfpipe: $75
Women SKI Slope & Pipe: $140

** Registration does not include a lift ticket. Lift tickets will be available for $39 through the BUTTERMILK ticket office with your credential. **
 
SCHEDULE:

(Subject to Change)

Tuesday and Wednesday, February 21-22, 2012
Training (SS and SP course open to credentialed competitors only)
 
Thursday, February 23, 2012

Ski Slopestyle (men) – Qualifying
 
Friday, February 24, 2012

Ski Slopestyle (women) – Qualifying
Ski Slopestyle (men and women) – Finals
 
Saturday, February 25, 2012

Ski Superpipe (men) – Qualifying
Snowboard Slopestyle (men) – Qualifying

Sunday, February 26, 2012
Snowboard Slopestyle (women) – Qualifying
Snowboard Slopestyle (men and women) – Finals
Ski Superpipe (women) – Qualifying
Ski Superpipe (men and women) – Finals
 
PRIZE MONEY DISTR.

Men’s Events:
1st – $5,000
2nd – $2,500
3rd – $1,500
4th – $700
5th – $250

Women’s Events:
1st – $1,500
2nd – $750
3rd – $300
 
Aspen/Snowmass would like to thank their event sponsors: Skullcandy, Helly Hansen, Audi, Clif Bar, Contour, Muscle Milk, American Express, Coke, Bud Light, Aspen Times, Giro, Teko Socks, Frias Properties, D&E Ski and Snowboard Shop, Freeskier Magazine and Snowboard Magazine.
 
For more information about the Aspen/Snowmass Open please visit http://www.aspensnowmass.com/open.

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