Salomon’s Backyard Bang To Air June 21st

PORTLAND, ORE. (June 9, 2008) — Salomon Snowboard’s Backyard Bang rail jam is set to air on Comcast SportsNet NW Saturday, June 21st at 9pm.
If you missed the Portland event held in Ankeny Alley, next to US Outdoor Store last fall, this is your chance to catch a glimpse of the action.  Riders at the event included Jed Anderson, Lucas Magoon, Chad Otterstrom, Leanne Pelosi, Nick Dirks, Ryan Thomspon, Jarad Hadi, Jamie Anderson, Colin Langlois, Desiree Melancoln and more.
Local rippers threw down with visiting pros in a rainy, zany shred fest.  The alley was packed to the brim with snow, spectators, cobra dogs, a beer garden, VIP party area, DJ Marc Frank Montoya, local lurkers, Jersey-transplants, celebrity announcers Dingo and Scotty the Body, cobra dogs, kids, TV crews and toss-out prizes.
Sponsors of the Backyard Bang included: Salomon Snowboards, US Outdoor Store, Bonfire Snowboarding, Oakley, Dakine, R.E.D., Paul Mitchell, Scion, Gore-tex, Skullcandy, 101KUFO, P Water, Cobra Dogs, Mt. Hood Meadows.
For the full photo album, find Salomon Snowboards on Facebook or MySpace.