EW YORK – December 5, 2008 – The Winter Dew Tour today announced the roster of athletes that are pre-qualified for the 2008/09 Winter Dew Tour’s first stop in Breckenridge, Colorado. The event will take place December 18-21 on Peak 8 at Breckenridge Ski Resort. The three-stop Tour also includes stops to Mt. Snow Resort in West Dover, VT and Northstar-at-Tahoe in Tahoe, Calif.

The full list of pre-qualified athletes is as follows:

SNOWBOARD ATHLETES

SNB Superpipe Men

Mason Aguirre

Antti Autti

Zachary Black

Greg Bretz

Danny Davis

Andy Finch

Steve Fisher

Chas Guldemond

Torstein Horgmo

Trevor Jacob

Danny Kass

Janne Korpi

Scotty Lago

Kevin Pearce

Iouri Podlachikov

Elijah Teter

Louie Vito

Shaun White

SNB Superpipe Women

Molly Aguirre

Jamie Anderson

Clair Bidez

Gretchen Bleiler

Torah Bright

Kelly Clark

Elena Hight

Ellery Hollingsworth

Kjersti Ostgaard Buaas

Hannah Teter

Soko Yamaoka
SNB Slopestyle Men

Mason Aguirre

Danny Davis

Brett Esser

Eero Ettala

Andy Finch

Chas Guldemond

Torstein Horgmo

Danny Kass

Janne Korpi

Scotty Lago

Pat Moore

Jussi Oksanen

Kevin Pearce

Shayne Pospisil

Brandon Reis

Travis Rice

Heikki Sorsa

Ian Thorley

Shaun White

Andreas Wiig

SNB Slopestyle Women
Jamie Anderson

Hana Beaman

Torah Bright

Faye Gulini

Jenny Jones

Cheryl Maas

Janna Meyen-Weatherby

Spencer O’Brien

Kjersti Ostgaard Buaas

Mary Sallah

Similar to the Dew Tour’s summer competition structure, the Winter Dew Tour will be based on a cumulative points system as the top snow athletes battle it out for a piece of the $1.5 million prize purse and the chance to take home the Dew Cup at the conclusion of the season in February.

The complete 2008/09 Winter Dew Tour schedule is as follows:

Event                           Date                             Location
Stop 1                           Dec. 18-21, 2008           Breckenridge, Colo.—Breckenridge Ski Resort
Stop 2                           Jan. 8-11, 2009              West Dover, Vt.—Mount Snow Resort
Stop 3                           Feb. 19-22, 2009            Lake Tahoe, Calif.—Northstar-at-Tahoe Resort