Donner Summit, CA (September 30, 2008)- Pull your winter coat out of the attic, brush the dust off your skis and head to Boreal Mountain Resort for an evening of action-packed rail jam competition. Pro skiers and snowboarders will display their talents in front of a capacity crowd at Boreal on Saturday, October 25, 2008. Each pro will be vying for a piece of the $6,000 prize purse, tickets on Southwest Airlines and bragging rights for taking top honors in the first major rail jam of the season.
Event gates will open at 2 p.m. for the crowd to begin strolling through the sponsor village, checking out the latest gear from FUEL TV, Thirty-Two Boots, 686 Outerwear, Dakine and many more. For those shredders who have been itching to slide, Boreal will host a public jib park, sponsored by Boards 'N Motion of Auburn. For only $5, access will be given to the custom built jib park. Signed releases are required, all kids under 18 years must have parent/guardian signature. Helmets are required.
Beginning at 6 p.m. top skiers and snowboarders will stop the crowd with stunning tricks on the custom built Snowboard Magazine staircase. The terrain park crew is working hard this summer to build the brand new feature, which will be placed on snow trucked-in exclusively for the event. FUEL TV will be handing out $100 bills to skiers and boarders who showcase the best tricks or wow the crowd, totaling $2,000 in cash.
The JPI.4 marks your LAST CHANCE to purchase a 2008-2009 season pass at up to a 20% discount. Adult anytime season passes are only $329, while college and night passes are just $129. To purchase passes online go to www.rideboreal.com or grab a pass at JPI.4, have your picture taken and be ready to hit the slopes.
Stay tuned to BorealTerrainPark.com for a sneak peak of the new feature plus updates including rider lists and more.
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.