CoverGirl Snow Angels Invitational This Weekend


The third annual CoverGirl Snow Angels Invitational, hosted by Aspen/Snowmass, will once again be held in Snowmass, April 2 – 4, 2010. The event will feature a Superpipe contest on Saturday, April 3 in Snowmass along with photo and filming opportunities for the media.  In addition, there will be several lifestyle activities for the riders including a spa day, yoga classes and a girl’s night out on the town.

This year’s event includes many new components including: the Barbie Little Air where participants 13-years-old and younger will compete on a small jump at the base of Snowmass for prizes from Barbie (this event is open to the public), an autograph session with the athletes at Spider Sabich below the Snowmass Superpipe, free snowboard demo from K2 Snowboard’s 2011 product and poolside après party at the Viceroy Resorts and Residences.

Confirmed riders for this year’s event include Gretchen Bleiler, Kelly Clark, Elena Hight, Sarah Conrad, Ellery Hollingsworth, Mercedes Nicoll, Linn Haug, Maddy Schaffrick, Haruna Matsumoto, Soko Yamaoka, Sophie Rodriguez, Kelly Marren, Palmer Taylor, Paulina Ligocka and Ursina Holler.

The athletes will vie for $20,000 in prize money at the superpipe competition in Snowmass on April 3.

2010 COVERGIRL Snow Angels Invitational event schedule:
Thursday, April 1st
9 am – 4 pm: K2 Snowboard Demo – Snowmass Village Mall

Friday, April 2nd
9 am – 4 pm: K2 Snowboard Demo, Oakley and ContourHD demo – Snowmass Village Mall
10 am – 1 pm: Film, photo shoot & freeride day – Snowmass Superpipe
3 pm – 4 pm: Barbie Little Air – Snowmass Fanny Hill

Saturday, April 3rd
9 am – 4 pm: K2 Snowboard Demo, Oakley and ContourHD demo – Snowmass Village Mall
9:30 am – 2 pm: Free superpipe viewing access for foot-passengers – Burlingame lift
10 am: Superpipe practice – Snowmass Superpipe
11:30 am – 12:45 pm: Superpipe Jam Session Competition – Snowmass Superpipe
12 – 2 pm: Lunch specials – Spider Sabich Cabin
1 – 1:30pm: COVERGIRL Snow Angel athlete autograph session – Spider Sabich Cabin
4 – 6 pm: Poolside après party – Viceroy Pool

Sunday April 4th
9 am – 4 pm: Oakley and ContourHD demo – Snowmass Village Mall
10 am – 1 pm: Film, photo shoot & freeride – Snowmass Superpipe
9 pm – 12 am: COVERGIRL Snow Angel night out featuring Danger Kitty – Belly Up Aspen

For the first time Viceroy Snowmass will host the athletes along with a mix of activities throughout the weekend.  The weekend will feature spa treatments, yoga sessions and a poolside après party. Viceroy Snowmass Resort and Residence, brings a fusion of glamorous style, provocative design and innovative culinary experiences to the event, will add to the truly special experience of the CoverGirl Snow Angels Invitational. The spa is adorned with a sleek cocoon of elegant treatment rooms and a meditative relaxation lounge which features cascading waters. Guests are compelled to surrender to tradition-rich and restorative signature experiences honoring the indigenous essence, local heritage and global inspiration that comprise the Viceroy Snowmass experience.

It’s spring time in Aspen/Snowmass which means long sunny days, superb conditions, plenty of free events and concerts as well as plenty of lodging and lift package deals. Based on availability and dates, lodging starts as low as $35 in Snowmass Village and lift and lodging packages start as low as $114 per night in Aspen/Snowmass.  For more information please visit: <> .

Aspen/Snowmass would like to thank this year’s event sponsors including CoverGirl, Secret, K2, Oakley, Vitamin Water, espnW, Barbie, Town of Snowmass Village, Giro, Nike, Mission Skincare, Viceroy Resorts and Residences and ContourHD.

For more information on the CoverGirl Snow Angels Invitational or anything regarding Aspen/Snowmass please visit <>  or call 1-800-525-6200.