Truckee, CA (February 26, 2008) – The 4th Annual Vans Cup at Tahoe comes to Northstar-at-Tahoe Resort this weekend with a field that includes nearly all of snowboarding’s brightest stars: Andreas Wiig, Danny Kass, Mason Aguirre, Chad Otterstrom, Andy Finch, Todd Richards, J.J. Thomas, Leanne Pelosi, Alexis Waite and Janna Meyen are among those confirmed to compete for a prize purse of more than $200,000.   

For those that can’t be on the mountain, Vans and Sportnet are teaming up to present live webcasts of the event on Friday, February 29 and Sunday, March 2 at www.vans.com. Friday night’s jam session will be followed with a cast of the Superpipe finals on Sunday which also features highlights from Saturday’s Slopestyle finals.  Tune in both days for a chance to win a pair of custom Vans shoes and a Boost Mobile phone with 100 minutes. 5 lucky winners will be announced on air and contest information can be found at www.vans.com.

Friday, February 29                                 
5:00 PM – 6:45 PM         Rail Jam (live webcast at www.vans.com)

Saturday, March 1
8:30 AM – 11:30 AM        Men’s and Women’s Slopestyle Qualifying
11:30 PM – 3:00 PM        Men’s and Women’s Slopestyle FINALS

Sunday, March 2
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM         Men’s and Women’s Superpipe Qualifying                 
12:30 PM – 4:00 PM         Men’s and Women’s Superpipe FINALS (live webcast)

The Vans Cup at Tahoe is made possible by the support of Rockstar Energy Drink, Boost Mobile, Pro-tec, Snowboarder Magazine, Sportnet and FUEL TV, the 24/7 action sports lifestyle network.  Each will represent at the vendor area that will include games and giveaways plus Vans and Pro-tec product demos including a preview of next season’s Vans x Boosted snow outerwear collaboration.

For more information on Vans and the Vans Cup at Tahoe, visit www.vans.com.