WINTER DEW TOUR ANNOUNCES PRE-QUALIFIED ATHLETES FOR 2008/09 INAUGURAL SEASON
Roster of Pre-Qualified Athletes Expected to Compete at Breckenridge Event Include Snowboarder Shaun White and Freeskier Simon Dumont
NEW 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:
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