BARTLETT, New Hampshire ??вЂќ February 10, Attitash in Bartlett, NH will participate in U.S. Ski Team Day, to celebrate opening ceremonies of the Torino Olympic Winter Games, and to benefit U.S. Ski Team athletes. Guests at Attitash will receive a US Ski Team pin with the purchase of a lift ticket and one dollar per lift ticket sold that day will go to support U.S. Ski team initiatives.
“I’m excited about the enthusiasm for U.S. Ski Team Day,” said Bill Marolt, President/CEO of the U.S. Ski Team and a former Olympian himself. “We are thankful for Attitash’s support. U.S. Ski Team Day will provide an outstanding opportunity for skiers to celebrate our sport during the Olympic period, and to help the athletes of the U.S. Ski Team to be ???Best in the World’ in 2006.”
Attitash will be operating at its normal weekday hours with tickets available at 8:30 AM and lifts will run starting at 9:00 AM. All American Skiing Company resorts along with more than 65 alpine and cross-country ski areas across the nation will participate in the U.S. Ski Team Day.
To view a list of participating ski areas across the country, visit www.usskiteamday.com.
Attitash is in the White Mountains of New Hampshire on Rt. 302 in Bartlett. During the winter Attitash offers 2 mountains with 70 trails and 22 miles of skiing and riding on 280 acres. In the summer guests can enjoy North America’s longest Alpine Slides, waterslides, a scenic sky ride, lift-serviced mountain biking, climbing wall, Trampoline Thing, horseback rides, driving range and skate park.
Attitash is part of American Skiing Company (OTC: AESK), one of the largest four-season mountain resort operators in the United States. The resorts include The Canyons, UT; Killington and Mount Snow, VT; Steamboat, CO; and Sugarloaf/USA and Sunday River, ME. More information is available on the company’s website, www.attitash.com.
About USSA & The U.S. Ski Team
The U.S. Ski Team, governed by the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association, the national governing body of Olympic skiing, fields and maintains teams of world-class athletes for national and international competition, including the Olympic Games. With the vision to be the ???Best in the World’ in Olympic skiing and snowboarding, USSA coordinates nationwide development and elite programs in six distinctly different Olympic sports: alpine, cross country, freestyle, nordic combined/ski jumping and snowboard, as well as two Paralympic sports – disabled alpine and disabled cross country.