DEW TOUR – Stop 2, Killington, Begins Friday

January 19th, 2011
  

Winter Dew Tour

Over 140 of the best freeski and snowboard athletes will compete this weekend at Killington Resort on the second stop of the 2010-11 Winter Dew Tour season. Welcoming the Tour for the first time, Killington Resort will host the four-day event that features competitions with the top winter action sports athletes in freeskiing (slopestyle and superpipe) and snowboarding (slopestyle and superpipe). The three-stop Tour will conclude with the Toyota Championships at Snowbasin Resort in Ogden, Utah February 10-13, 2011.

The star-studded field of athletes competing in this weekend’s Winter Dew Tour at Killington includes reigning Dew Cup champions, Olympians and rising stars. Among them are:

Snowboard (SNB)
Louie Vito (men’s SNB pipe): 2010 Vancouver Olympian and 1st place snowboard superpipe finisher at last month’s Nike 6.0 Open in Breckenridge
Mason Aguirre (men’s SNB pipe/slope): Olympian in 2006 and competing in both superpipe and slopestyle this weekend
Torstein Horgmo (men’s SNB slope): Winter X Games 2010 silver medalist, second in 2009-10 Dew Cup standings, 1st place snowboard slopestyle finisher at Breckenridge’s Nike 6.0 Open
Sage Kotsenburg (men’s SNB slope): sixteen-year-old 2009-10 defending Dew Cup Champion
*Queralt Castelle*t (women’s SNB pipe): two-time 1st place women’s snowboard superpipe finisher at Winter Dew Tour’s season-opening event in Breckenridge
Elena Hight (women’s SNB pipe): Olympian in 2006 and 2010 and 2nd place women’s snowboard superpipe finisher at Nike 6.0 Open in Breckenridge
Jamie Anderson (women’s SNB slope): Winter X Games 2010 silver medalist, 2009-10 defending Dew Cup Champion and 1st place women’s snowboard superpipe finisher at the Nike 6.0 Open in Breckenridge

Freeski (SKI)
Simon Dumont (SKI pipe/ slope): Winter X Games 2009 gold medalist and 1st place freeski superpipe finisher at the Nike 6.0 Open in Breckenridge
Jossi Wells (SKI pipe/ slope): Winter X Games 2010 silver medalist and 2009-10 defending Freeski Superpipe Dew Cup Champion
Bobby Brown (SKI slope): Winter X Games 2010 gold medalist and 2nd place freeski slopestyle finisher at the Nike 6.0 Open in Breckenridge
Andreas Hatveit (SKI slope): Winter X Games 2010 silver medalist and 2009-10 defending Freeski Slopestyle Dew Cup Champion

 
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Highlighting the four-day competition schedule are Saturday’s Superpipe Finals. Following the snowboard superpipe finals, the freeski superpipe finals will be held under the lights as Killington Resort debuts their 22-foot pipe live on NBC. The Winter Dew Tour at Killington complete schedule of events is as follows:

Friday, January 21st – Festival Village Opens at 9:30am
9:30AM – 10:30AM SNB Slopestyle Women Prelims
10:50AM – 1:00PM SNB Slopestyle Men Prelims
1:00PM – 2:30PM SKI Superpipe Prelims
4:00PM – 5:00PM SNB Superpipe Women Prelims
5:20PM – 7:00PM SNB Superpipe Men Prelims
9:00PM – 11:00PM VIP Party at Wobbly Barn with DJ Cassidy

Saturday, January 22nd – Festival Village Opens at 8:30am
10:30AM – 11:10AM SNB Superpipe Women FINAL
11:30AM – 12:30PM SNB Superpipe Men FINAL
12:30PM – 2:30PM SKI Slopestyle Prelims
5:00PM – 6:00PM SKI Superpipe FINAL

Sunday, January 23rd – Festival Village Opens at 8:30am
10:30AM – 11:30AM SKI Slopestyle FINAL
1:30PM – 2:10PM SNB Slopestyle Women FINAL
2:30PM – 3:30PM SNB Slopestyle Men FINAL

**SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE**

Beyond the competitions, Winter Dew Tour’s VIP Party featuring world-renowned DJ Cassidy will be held at the Wobbly Barn Friday, January 21st at 9pm. Tickets are just $20 and available at the door.

Mega Passes for the Winter Dew Tour at Killington are available for $50 for the weekend and are on sale through www.Allisports.com. Mega Passes provide exclusive athlete autograph sessions, a ticket to the Winter Dew Tour’s VIP Party featuring DJ Cassidy (21+), discounts within the Town of Killington and more!

Boasting the largest media platform in all of winter action sports, all three stops of the Winter Dew Tour will be televised live on NBC with additional broadcasts on USA Network, MTV2 and Universal HD. In addition, it’s simulcast on Verizon V CAST and around the world on Eurosport 2 and Fox Sports Australia.