Okemo Says So Long to 2005 with Its Sobe Superpipe Competition Dec. 31

By AlpineZone News |
Dec 24 2005 - 09:13 AM

LUDLOW, Vermont ??” Okemo Mountain Resort is offering skiers and riders a way to end the year with style and win some great prizes at the same time. On Dec. 31, the SoBe Superpipe Competition, an Okemo Series Freeride Event, will be open to skiers and riders of all ages.

“The pipe is in mid-season condition,” says Okemo Parks and Pipes Director Dennis Brady. “With 18-foot walls, it’s in great shape and ready for the competition.”

Registration for the SoBe Superpipe Competition will take place in the Okemo Base Lodge from 8 to 9 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 31. The entry fee is $20. Start time is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. and competitors will be vying for prizes provided by Series sponsors SoBe, ScottUSA, Dakine, Obermeyer, Salomon, Atomic Snowboards, Level Gloves and Mountain Dew.

Okemo’s SoBe Superpipe is located in the Dew Zone. It is the longest Superpipe in the East, measuring 500-feet long. The pipe is maintained regularly with a Zaugg Pipe Monster and the pipe is serviced by its own lift ??“ The Pull surface lift.

For more information about the SoBe Superpipe Competition, or to learn more about Okemo Mountain Resort, please call 1-800-78-OKEMO (786-5366) or visit www.okemo.com.