Andy Parry and friends will be traveling around the east coast for the month of January in support of the second annual Tell a Friend Tour. According to its RallyMe page, the goal of the grassroots tour is to “create a memorable experience with every participant, and inspire them to keep skiing.”
The tour will stop at eight ski resorts across the east coast, with plans to ski during the day and spend evenings at local shops. Throughout the tour, the crew will be stoking kids out with pizza parties and apparel giveaways, all while documenting its adventures via online edits, which will be available for your viewing pleasure on freeskier.com.
Photo courtesy of The Ski Monster
Freeskier caught up with Andy to get some insight into the tour. Here’s what he had to say:
“I just wanted to create something that would involve anyone who wanted to come and show up. You have a lot of things going on right now, a lot of contests and different things where you need to be at certain skill level [to participate]. I just wanted to create something that literally anyone could come to. They can have fun, grab a bunch of free prizes in our raffle, and eat some free pizza. [I just wanted to do something] that really helps promote skiing and the fun aspect of it. Riding around the resort with your friends, trying new tricks, pushing boundaries, and really just having fun—that’s what freeskiing is to me, and that’s what inspired me to do the Tell a Friend Tour.”
The Tour kicks off this weekend with stops in Killington and Okemo. It will continue with two stops for each of the following three weekends, culminating on January 26 at Holiday Valley Resort in New York.
Tell a Friend Tour Dates:
Jan 04 – Killington, VT / Basin Ski Shop, VT
Jan 05 – Okemo, VT / Totem Pole, VT
Jan 11 – Butternut Ski Area, MA / Butternut Ski Shop, MA
Jan 12 – Bolton Valley, VT / Ski Rack, VT
Jan 18 – Nashoba Valley, MA / East Coast Alpine, MA
Jan 19 – Ski Sundown, CT / Colorado Ski Shop, MA
Jan 25 – Toggenburg, NY / Ski Company, NY
Jan 26 – Holiday Valley, NY / City Garage, NY
For more information and updates, visit the Tell a Friend Tour Facebook Page.