Breckenridge Freeride Team Fills the Roster for Winter Dew Tour’s Nike Open

13 December 2011
BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. — Dec. 13, 2011 — The Winter Dew Tour kicks off this week at Breckenridge Ski Resort, Dec. 15-18th with many Breckenridge sponsored athletes representing their home mountain. This marks the fourth consecutive year of the Winter Dew Tour in Breckenridge, and this year punctuates the the resort’s 50th Anniversary celebrations. The Winter Dew Tour brings free competitions, excitement and action from the world’s top athletes right to the Peak 8 base area.
 
Breckenridge Freeride Team Competing Athletes are:
Men’s Ski Pipe
Duncan Adams- 2008 Breck Dew Tour Bronze Medalist
Banks Gilberti

Men’s Ski Slopestyle
Bobby Brown- 2010 X Games Double Gold Medalist,
Colby West- 2009 X Games Bronze Medalist
Cody Cirillo
Banks Gilberti
Pat Goodnough
 
Men’s Snowboard Pipe
Steve Fisher- 2007 X Games Gold Medalist
JJ Thomas – 2002 Olympic Bronze Medalist
Zack Black – 2009 Grand Prix Bronze Medalist
 
Men’s Snowboard Slopestlye
Eric Willett – 2010 X Games Silver Medalist
Zack Black – 2009 Grand Prix Bronze Medalist
Nate Kern
Jake Black
 
Women’s Pipe
Leslie Glenn

Women’s Snowboard Slopestyle
Chanelle Sladics – 2007 X Games Bronze Medalist
Rebecca Torr
Silvia Mittermüller
 
Spectator Information
All Dew Tour venues and events are FREE to the public. Guests can pick up a free foot passenger ticket from the Peak 8 ticket office or Guest Service shack; this will grant guests access without ski equipment to ride Rip’s Ride Chairlift to enter the venue. All spectators are required to walk from the top of Rip’s Ride to the venue and walk down the venue to exit; proper footwear is required.

The full schedule of events for the Nike Open is as follows:
Thursday, Dec. 15th – Festival Village Opens at 9:00AM
 
9:15 AM – 1:15 PM
Men’s Snowboard Slopestyle Qualifier
 
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Men’s Freeski Superpipe Qualifier
 
2:15 PM – 4:00 PM
Women’s Snowboard Slopestyle Qualifier
Friday, Dec. 16th – Festival Village Opens at 9:00AM
 
9:15 AM – 10:15 AM
Women’s Snowboard Superpipe Semi-Final
 
9:45 AM – 12:00 PM
Men’s Freeski Slopestyle Semi-Final
 
10:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Men’s Snowboard Superpipe Semi-Final
 
1:45 PM – 4:00 PM
Men’s Snowboard Slopestyle Semi-Final
Saturday, Dec. 17th – Festival Village Opens at 9:00AM
 
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Women’s Snowboard Slopestyle Semi-Final
 
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Men’s Freeski Superpipe Final
 
2:00 PM – 2:40 PM
Women’s Snowboard Superpipe Final
 
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Men’s Snowboard Superpipe Final
 
5:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Nike Chosen One Rail Jam / Yelawolf Concert at the Riverwalk
     
Sunday, Dec. 18th – Festival Village Opens at 9:00AM
 
9:30 AM – 10:10 AM
Women’s Snowboard Slopestyle Final
 
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Men’s Snowboard Slopestyle Final
 
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
Men’s Freeski Slopestyle Final
 
**Schedule is subject to change. To stay up to date on the action, follow live updates via the Dew Tour on Twitter**
 
For additional Winter Dew Tour event information, visit www.Allisports.com.   Visit the Dew Tour Facebook page and follow @thedewtour on Twitter for up-to-the-minute information on the latest Winter Dew Tour action.
    
Visit Breckenridge.com for terrain updates, snow reports, lodging deals, event details and more or call (970) 453-5000. Stay connected all season long and learn more about Breckenridge Ski Resort’s 50th Anniversary Season, including the “50 Wishes” campaign at www.facebook.com/Breckenridge or @breckenridgemtn on Twitter.                                 
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About Vail Resorts
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading mountain resort operator in the United States. The Company's subsidiaries operate the mountain resort properties of Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone mountain resorts in Colorado, and the Heavenly Ski Resort and Northstar California in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada, and the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The Company's subsidiary, RockResorts, a luxury resort property and 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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Email: kpetitt@vailresorts.com
Phone: (970)453-3210
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