Lincoln, NH—Loon Mountain is calling out all snowboarders to dust off their equipment and kick-off the 2006 – 07 season with an under-the-lights rail jam on Saturday, November 25. The second annual Thanksjibbing contest is open to men and women of all ages and ability levels with cash prizes awarded to the top male and female riders. In addition to the contest, Loon will premiere EPI Films “It Ain’t Easy which features local riders such as Scotty Lago, Chris Grenier, Scott Stevens, Brian Biederman and Chris Carr.
Registration for the contest will be from 3:30 p.m. — 4:30 p.m. in the Octagon Lodge with a $10 entry fee per competitor; all competitors must fill out a liability release, anyone under 18 must have parent or adult signature. The rail jam will begin at 5 p.m. with an array of rails and boxes set up for contestants to session in an open jam format. This contest is not for chickens and if you call yourself a jive turkey … show what you’ve got. “It Ain’t Easy, awards, food, drinks and a Threedom Pass raffle follow the last jib.
As an official SPT Park, Loon Mountain is a part of Snow Park Technologies, a recognized leader in terrain park development and course/terrain designers for the ESPN Winter X Games and US Open of Snowboarding. Loon’s six terrain parks boast cutting edge terrain features and events to satisfy the entry level park rider to expert.For more information about Thanksjibbing or other park events, visit terrainparks.loonmtn.com.
Loon Mountain is located just two hours north of Boston, along New Hampshire’s scenic Kancamagus Highway. Rated as the most accessible resort in New Hampshire by the readers of SKI Magazine and the #1 Resort in the east by the readers of Transworld Snowboarding, Loon Mountain is part of the Booth Creek family of resorts that include: Cranmore, Waterville Valley, Northstar-at-Tahoe, Sierra-at-Tahoe and the Summit-at-Snoqualmie.