Park City Mountain Resort is hosting the worldâ€™s best skiers, 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 Resortâ€™s Eagle Superpipe, North Americaâ€™s largest superpipe and the site for the 2002 Winter Games.
â€œThe 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,â€ said Jim Mangan, director of action sports marketing for Park City Mountain Resort.
Scheduled to appear in the Menâ€™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 Resortâ€™s Eagle Superpipe, which is located just above the First Time and Three Kings Lifts. Park City Mountain Resortâ€™s World Superpipe Championships is a Swatch TTR FIVE(5)STAR Event.
Freeskier will be live on the scene so stay tuned for updates and up to the minute coverage.