PARK CITY MOUNTAIN RESORT HOSTS THE 6th ANNUAL WORLD SUPERPIPE CHAMPIONSHIPS
Park City Mountain Resort is hosting the world’s best skiers and snowboarders, including Shaun White, Torah Bright and Simon Dumont, in the sixth annual World Superpipe Championships on Saturday, March 8, 2008. This year, the invited skiers and snowboarders will all compete on the same day for a piece of the $90,000 prize purse in Park City Mountain Resort’s Eagle Superpipe, North America’s largest superpipe and the site for the 2002 Winter Games.
“The 2008 World Superpipe Championships is going to be the biggest single-day snow event of the year with both skiing and riding taking place in one day,” said Jim Mangan, director of action sports marketing for Park City Mountain Resort.
Scheduled to appear in the Men’s Ski Event is Tanner Hall, Mike Riddle, Simon Dumont, Stefan Thomas, Scott Hibbert, Jossi Wells, JP Solberg and others.
The 2008 World Superpipe Championships is free to the public and will include live music, food, and giveaways. The event is held in Park City Mountain Resort’s Eagle Superpipe, which is located just above the First Time and Three Kings Lifts. Park City Mountain Resort’s World Superpipe Championships is a Swatch TTR FIVE(5)STAR Event. For more information or to apply for media credentials visit www.worldsuperpipe.com.
SATURDAY, MARCH 8
9:30 AM: Warm Up
9:30am- Women’s Snowboard Competition – 12 Women, 3 Runs
11:15am- Men’s Snowboard Competition – 16 Men, 3 Runs
1:45pm- Men’s Ski Competition – 16 Men, 3 Runs
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