Mount Snow, Vermont (February 6, 2003) – Mount Snow is pleased to announce the return of the Jose Cuervo Mega Mother Hucker, the East Coast?s most alternative event on February 22, 2003. This big air competition features the top skiers and snowboarders on the East Coast hucking themselves over a live band at night featuring a grand finale fireworks display. The best of the best go home with a piece of the $5,000 cash purse.

The event, open to both professional and amateur athletes, will be held Saturday with finals in evening under the lights in a ?best of? two qualifying and finals run format. ?This event is a benchmark of the progress of freestyle snow sports,? states Mount Snow Events Manager Paul Adams. ?We? re expecting a large field of some of the top athletes in the sport.?

The competition will take place behind the Grand Summit Resort Hotel on Video Hill at Mount Snow. Boston-based band Plan B will provide ?the groove? for the perilous big air musical entertainment. Awards will take place immediately after the competition concludes. There is an entry fee of $50 (does not include ticket).

In March

Mount Snow, Vermont (February 7, 2003) – Mount Snow announces the return of the Anti-Gravity Grail, the East?s first major Freeride event on March 8th and 9th.  This freeriding event features skiers and snowboarders competing in halfpipe, big air and ridercross competitions.

Check out the battle for “holy supremacy” as skiers and riders compete for the Grail.  Saturday will feature a two-hit big air contest and a nighttime halfpipe competition.  Sunday, speed is the name of the game in the Ridercross races. On Saturday night check out the Bud Light Concert Series Anti-Gravity Grail after-party presented by Level 1 Productions at the Snowbarn, featuring a live performance by veteran hip-hop crew the Beatnuts.

Freeskier magazine called the Anti-Gravity Grail, ?one of the East?s most prestigious freeskiing competitions?.  ?This is your chance to check out the best freeskiing competition this side of the Rockies,? states Mount Snow Events Manager Paul Adams.  ?The level of competition is going to be off the hook!?

Competitions will take place at the Carinthia area at Mount Snow. There is an Entry fee of $50 per person and is open to both professional and amateur athletes who will compete in an open category format.

Skiers and riders can pre-register at mountsnow.com/events.  For more information, athletes should call 802-464-4191.