East Coast Freeskiing Open at Okemo March 4-6

By AlpineZone News |
Mar 03 2005 - 11:56 AM

LUDLOW, Vermont ??” The East Coast Freeskiing Open returns to Vermont’s Okemo Mountain Resort March 4-6 offering well-known and up-and-coming athletes the opportunity to compete for a $25,000 purse ?В­one of the largest in freeskiing. Spectators will enjoy new-school skiers going all out with hot tricks and unstoppable action in Superpipe, Slopestyle, and SAAB/Salomon Crossmax competitions, as well as a nighttime Red Bull Rail Jam.

The weekend event schedule is as follows:

Friday, March 4, 2005
2:30-4:30 p.m. – Slopestyle Finals at the Nor’Easter Terrain Park

Saturday, March 5, 2005
1:30-3 p.m. – Superpipe Finals in the SoBe Super Pipe
5-7 p.m. – Evening Red Bull Rail Jam under the lights on Bull Run

Sunday, March 6, 2005
2:30-3 p.m. – Saab/Salomon Crossmax Finals on Chief

The East Coast Freeskiing Open is produced by Mountain Sports Media and Saab is the presenting sponsor. Associate sponsors include: Salomon Skis, American Express, Okemo Mountain Resort, and Skiing Magazine. For more information visit www.okemo.com.