Donner Summit, CA, (October 17, 2008) – The lineup is in, and Boreal is pleased to announce confirmed rider's to compete in this year's Jibassic Pro Invitational on October 25th. It's time to break out your winter jackets to come watch an evening of pro skiers and snowboarders vying for a chunk of the $6000 cash purse prize, airline tickets from Southwest Airlines and a chance to wow the crowd as FUEL TV hands out $100 bills totaling over $2000 for best trick.
Come stroll through the sponsor village when the gates open at 2 p.m. and check out swag from Thirty-Two Boots, 686 Outerwear, Dakine, FUEL TV and more. Be sure to stop by the Sessions tent where Zak Hale, Kyle Miller and Brett Butcher will be signing autographs from 4-5 p.m. For those of you itching to shred, Boreal will have a public jib park set up sponsored by Boards 'N Motion of Auburn. So bring along your gear and don't forget your helmet. Admission to the park is only $5 to jib from 2-6 p.m.
This event also marks the date for your last chance to purchase a discounted 08/09 season pass either at the event or go online to www.rideboreal.com. After JPI.4 is over the prices will go up over 20%! For those interested in working at Boreal there will be an onsite job fair, stop by and fill out an application between 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
When the sun starts to drop behind the mountain at 6 p.m. make your way over to the custom built Snowboard Magazine Staircase covered with blown snow generated from Boreal's new snowmaking system. Watch the pros throw down in the first major rail jam of the season. A few of JPI.4 confirmed rider's are listed below, for a complete list please visit www.rideboreal.com.
Escape the couch. Escape to Boreal, located off Interstate 80 atop Donner Summit, just 90 minutes from Sacramento, 35 minutes from Reno and only 8 miles from Truckee, escaping has never been easier. Plus, with Boreal's new quad chair and enhanced snowmaking capabilities, the mountain is better than ever. Boreal Mountain Resort offsets 100 percent of its electricity by purchasing green power.
For more information about Boreal Mountain Resort you can also visit www.rideboreal.com or myspace.com/rideboreal. For updates and info on snow conditions or rates call 530.426.3666.