NEW YORK, New York — The Winter Dew Tour today announced the schedule of events for its second stop of the season, Jan. 8-11 at Mount Snow Resort in West Dover, Vermont. The world’s top snowboard and freeski athletes will compete for the coveted Dew Cup and a share of the $1.5 million prize purse offered at the end of the three-stop series.
The athlete roster reads like the who’s who of the modern freeski and snowboard movement, highlighted by multiple X Games and Olympic medalists including snowboard athletes Shaun White, Hannah Teter, Andreas Wiig, Travis Rice and Gretchen Bleiler. Freeskiing superstars Tanner Hall, Sarah Burke and Simon Dumont will join the snowboarders on the impressive roster of athletes.
The schedule of events is as follows:
Thursday, Jan. 8
12:00PM ??вЂњ 2:30PM Men’s/Women’s Snowboard Slopestyle Prelims
12:30PM ??вЂњ 2:30PM Men’s Freeski Superpipe Prelims
Friday, Jan. 9
9:30AM ??вЂњ 12:00PM Men’s Freeski Slopestyle Prelims
12:30PM – 3:00PM Men’s/Women’s Snowboard Superpipe Prelims
1:30PM ??вЂњ 3:00PM Men’s Freeski Slopestyle Finals
4:00PM ??вЂњ 6:00PM Concert at Festival Village
Saturday, Jan. 10
10:30AM ??вЂњ 12:30PM Men’s/Women’s Snowboard Slopestyle Finals
11:00AM ??вЂњ 12:00PM Women’s Freeski Superpipe Exhibition
1:30PM ??вЂњ 2:30PM Women’s Freeski Slopestyle Exhibition
3:00PM ??вЂњ 4:00PM Freeski Specialty Comp
4:30PM ??вЂњ 6:00PM Men’s Freeski Superpipe Final
6:00PM ??вЂњ 7:30PM Concert at Festival Village
Sunday, Jan. 11
1:00PM ??вЂњ 3:00PM Concert at Festival Village
4:00 ??вЂњ 6:00PM Men’s/Women’s Snowboard Superpipe Final
*****SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE*****
Similar to the Dew Tour’s summer competition structure, the Winter Dew Tour will be based on a cumulative points system as the top snow athletes battle it out for a piece of the $1.5 million prize purse and the chance to take home the Dew Cup at the conclusion of the season in February.
The complete 2008/09 Winter Dew Tour schedule is as follows:
Stop 1, Dec. 18-21, 2008 Breckenridge, Colo.??вЂќBreckenridge Ski Resort
Stop 2, Jan. 8-11, 2009 West Dover, Vt.??вЂќMount Snow Resort
Stop 3, Feb. 19-22, 2009 Lake Tahoe, Calif.??вЂќNorthstar-at-Tahoe Resort
Winter Dew Tour
The Winter Dew Tour consists of three major, multi-sport events spanning across the country, with a cumulative points system, and a $1.5 million competitive purse. Each event features men and women’s snowboard (superpipe and slopestyle), and men’s freeskiing (superpipe and slopestyle). At season’s end, the overall point’s leaders in the six disciplines are crowned year-end champions and awarded the prestigious Dew Cup. As part of an Alli property, key lifestyle elements compliment the competitions at each Tour event including the Festival village, specialty competitions, and live cutting edge music. The Winter Dew Tour is broadcast live on NBC Sports with additional competition and lifestyle broadcasts on MTV, MTV2 and USA. The Winter Dew Tour is also distributed on Fuel TV, Universal HD, Rush HD, and internationally on Eurosport, Fox Australia, Extreme Channel and Allarco superchannel. Winter Dew Tour partners include Mountain Dew (tour title sponsor); Toyota (event title sponsor). Associate partners include Ball Park, Nike 6.0, PlayStation?В®, Wendy’s, and Verizon Wireless. More information can be found at www.allisports.com.
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