Breck Ends Season with Epic Pro Team Big Air Showcase and Luau

19 April 2014
  • Sochi Olympians and Epic Pro Team athletes showcase talents in a free Big Air jam session
  • Pro athlete autograph signing at the base of Peak 8
  • Closing Day Luau at the base of Peak 8 on Sunday, April 27, 2014
  • Final events of Breck’s month-long Spring Fever festival
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BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. — April 19, 2014 –With over 36 feet of snow, the inaugural year of Peak 6, and one of the longest seasons in Breck history, the 2013/14 ski season was epic. Breckenridge Ski Resort winds down the year with terrific spring skiing conditions and exciting closing weekend events, as this coming weekend the resort hosts their final events of the month-long Breck Spring Fever festival, with an Epic Pro Team Big Air showdown and team autograph signing on Saturday, April 26 and a Closing Day Luau on Sunday, April 27.
 
Guests of all ages are invited to come to the base of Peak 8 on Saturday, April 26 to see the Epic Pro Team athletes showcasing their talents in spectacular fashion! Watch from the patio of Ski Hill Grill while some of the world’s best freestyle athletes throw down on the huge last jump in the world-renowned Freeway Terrain Park in a Big Air jam session. Following the event, fans will get the chance to take photos and get autographs from their favorite pros & Olympians. This event is free for spectators to attend. Confirmed athletes include 2014 Sochi Olympians Bobby Brown, Keri Herman, Faye Gulini and Possum Torr, as well as Epic Pro Team members Eric Willett, Zack Black, Brett Esser & more!
 
In addition to the Epic Pro Team event, Breck will hold a luau on Closing Day also at Peak 8. Celebrate the epic 2013-14 season by wearing your favorite tropical shirt or festive beachwear and come sip on drinks out of actual coconuts! While guests kick back and relax in the sun, Breck will roast a pig Hawaiian-style, and will provide party fun items like sunglasses, leis, grass skirts and more, all presented by Barefoot Wine! It’s a Closing Day spring party not to be missed.
 
Breck Closing Weekend Schedule:
Saturday, April 26, 2014 on Peak 8
Big Air Jam session will run from 2 – 3 p.m.
Epic Pro Team athlete autograph signing from 3 – 4 p.m.
 
Sunday, April 27, 2014 on Peak 8
Closing Day Luau from noon- 4:30 p.m.
 
2014-2015 Epic Season Passes Now on Sale
The Epic Season Pass sales team will also be on site at Peak 8 selling Season Passes for the 2014-15 season. Come and visit the Epic tent to put $49 down towards your pass and pick up Epic swag! Find your perfect pass product now at EpicPass.com.
 
Extended Week Details
Due to the above-average snowfall and continued deep snowpack, Breckenridge guests can enjoy an additional seven days of spring skiing and riding, as the resort has extended its season through Sunday, April 27. In previous years, only terrain on Peak 8 was open during extended seasons. This year, Breck will continue to offer three of its peaks during the extended week, with Rip’s Ride, 5 Chair, Colorado SuperChair, T-bar, Imperial SuperChair, Independence SuperChair, Zendo Chair, and Kensho SuperChair all slated for operation on Peaks 6, 7, and 8. Lifts will run from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily. This will give guests a final chance to ski or ride Breck’s newly-added terrain, Peak 6, during its inaugural season. Learn more about the extended season at www.breckenridge.com
 
Book Your Stay and Live like a Local
Come and stay for the festivities for as low as $149 on the weekends and live like a Breck local for a few days.  Book a room with our Spring Fever Event Special and not only will you get a great rate on lodging, you’ll get a locals card giving you insider access to things like a free Peak 6 pint glass at the T-bar, drink discounts at the T-bar, Ski Hill Grill and Sevens, $10 off a tune package at Breck Sports, and more.
 
Breckenridge Ski Resort is open until Sunday, April 27 this year, so save your sick days and come play during Spring Fever!  For more information about this month-long series of events, or to or to book your stay in Breck today, call 800-536-1890 or visit www.BreckSpringFever.com.  


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About Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN)
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading mountain resort operator in the United States. The Company's subsidiaries operate the mountain resorts of Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Canyons in Park City, Utah; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan; and the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The Company's subsidiary, RockResorts, a luxury resort hotel company, manages casually elegant properties. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning, development and construction subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN). The Vail Resorts company website is www.vailresorts.com and consumer website is www.snow.com.

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