CHICAGO (APRIL 14, 2008) â€” Paul Mitchell, in conjunction with rEvolution and Freeskier magazine, announces the broadcast schedule for the halfpipe competition from the 2008 Paul Mitchell Opens Freeski tourâ€™s first event, the North American Open (NAO) at Breckenridge. Hosted by Jon Olsson and Simon Dumont, the NAO halfpipe competition featured some of the best athletes from around the world competing at Breckenridge in late February (2/21-24). Event coverage from the halfpipe coverage will begin airing on FUEL TV starting April 15 with repeat airings later in the month (coverage from the slopestyle competition began airing on April 8). The schedule of airings for the competitions from the others Opens events, (Big Bear Open, CA and Mount Snow Open, VT) will be coming soon.
North American Open halfpipe highlights include:
â€¢ Video of the groundbreaking â€œjam sessionâ€ format where amateur skiers got to ski in a relaxed environment with some of the best freeskiers in the world, including Simon Dumont
â€¢ Behind the scenes video of Simon Dumont and Jon Olsson handing out bibs
â€¢ Exclusive interviews with Simon Dumont, Colby West, Peter Olenick, Mitch Gilman and other Opens athletes
â€¢ Footage from the winners runs and the closing awards ceremony
North American Open halfpipe schedule of air dates and times:
Tuesday, April 15
Tuesday, April 15
Saturday, April 19
Monday, April 21
Saturday, April 26
In addition to the broadcasts on the FUEL TV (https://www.fuel.tv/) network, event video is available online and on demand via https://www.OpensFreeski.com , and at https://freeskier.com. Complete event details, results and photos are available at https://www.OpensFreeski.com. Opens Freeski is designed and produced by rEvolution, an independent sports marketing and media agency.