Truckee, California.- Northstar-at-Tahoe and Sierra-at-Tahoe invite all freestyle skiers and snowboarders to compete in this year’s Snowbomb “Sick & Twisted” Superpipe Competition at Sierra Saturday, Feb. 5 and Snowbomb’s “Sick & Twisted” Jib Fest at Northstar Sunday, Feb. 6, 2005.

All pipe riders no matter what age, gender or ability level are encouraged to enter Sierra and Snowbomb’s “Sick & Twisted” Superpipe Competition. Registration is from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Aspen Café located in the Main Lodge. The entry fee is $25 for all competitors with a lift ticket (group pricing is available for participants).

The superpipe will open for practice from 9 a.m.-11:45 a.m. and the competition will start at noon. An awards ceremony presented by Snowbomb will take place immediately following the event.

Following the superpipe competition, Snowbomb will cruise over to the North Shore Sunday, Feb. 6 for the “Sick & Twisted” Jib Fest at Northstar. This event will feature a variety of rails and boxes for competitors to get their jib on. Registration for this event is $25 plus lift ticket (group pricing is available for participants) and will be held in the Base Camp Pavilion in the new Village Plaza between 8:30 a.m.-10 a.m.

For both events, amateur and open classes will be divided into skier and snowboarder, male and female and age divisions. A parent’s signature is required for those competitors under 18 years of age. Prizes for amateur classes include snowboards, skis, gear and more. The open class award is a cash purse up to $2,000 for the top skiers and riders.

The “Sick & Twisted” competitions are sponsored by Atomic Snowboards, Line Skis, Icer Wax, Huck Doll, Pow Gloves and NJB Clothing.

For more information about Northstar-at-Tahoe, Sierra-at-Tahoe and Snowbomb’s “Sick & Twisted” Competitions, visit www.NorthstarAtTahoe, www.SierraAtTahoe or

Northstar-at-Tahoe and Sierra-at-Tahoe are members of the Booth Creek Resorts family which includes the Summit at Snoqualmie in Washington; and Waterville Valley, Cranmore Mountain Resort, and Loon Mountain in New Hampshire.