Who: Kelly Clark, age 22 (2002 Olympic Snowboarding Gold Medalist in Women’s Halfpipe); Elena Hight, age 16; and Ann Molin Kongsgaard, age 27; visit Smitten board shop in Pasadena to gather with local snowboard enthusiasts.

What: Southern California snowboard enthusiasts will have an opportunity to participate in a Q&A session and receive autograph posters from three of Burton Snowboards’ female professional snowboarders.

Where: Smitten Board Shop, located at 1346 E. Walnut St. (one block west of Hill), Pasadena, CA 91106. 626-585-1645. When: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Monday, October 24, 2005.

Additional Info: Space is limited so please arrive early for photography set up. Street parking is available along Walnut Street and Holliston.

About Smitten:

Smitten, located at 1346 E. Walnut Street, in Pasadena, California, opened its doors in October 2004, and is the first snowboarding shop in Los Angeles and surrounding counties to cater specifically to female snowboarders of all levels. Smitten was featured in Angeleno Magazine’s January 2005 “Hot List, named “Best Sporting Goods Store by Pasadena Weekly (Oct. 2005), and was given a “big ups in Los Angeles Magazine’s 2005 “101 Things You’ll Love issue under Snowboard Shop for “its range of female-specific gear in a testosterone-free environment.