Press Release

Boreal Jibassic Pro Invitational Results

October 25, 2008


Boreal Jibassic Pro Invitational Results Donner Summit, CA, (October 26, 2008) – The sun has set on Boreal’s 4th Annual Jibassic Pro Invitational. Over 3,000 spectators were in attendance strolling though the sponsor village, shredding the public jib area, purchasing last chance discounted season passes and cheering on the pro’s as they threw down. Chas Guldemond, Bode Merrill and Travis Kennedy are just a few of the elite rider’s who competed for a piece of the $6000 purse, airline tickets from Southwest and $100 bills from FUEL TV. As the sun began to fall behind the mountains, the public made their way over to the Pro Jib area with the skier portion opening the event. Skier Tom Wallisch stood on the top spot of the podium scoring $2,000 and two Southwest Airline tickets. John Strenio spun his way down the staircase to take 2nd and Dylan Curry in 3rd respectively. During a short intermission the park crew groomed the arena for the snowboarder portion of the contest while sponsors were throwing out a ton of swag. FUEL TV handed out $2,000 in cash to rider’s showboating for the crowd as well as hooking up a Tahoe local with a skate deck, while Dakine was handing outwear to a lucky few in the crowd. Moment Skis gave away a pair of skis to the best unsponsored skier throwing down in the Jib arena, and Snowbomb was throwing out hats, beanies, and sweatshirts. At the end of the evening, it was time for the snowboarder’s to lay it down and local Tahoe shredder, Andrew Brewer proved that he was the champ of the night taking home $2,000 and a couple of Southwest Airline tickets. Bode Merrill took 2nd while Forrest Baily rounded out the podium in 3rd. Many thanks to our announcers, Pat Bridges, Binky and Shawn Hartell. Redbull kept the vibe alive with a VIP lounge in the pro jib arena with DJ Matt Connelly spinning beats. The public jib area was such a huge success that Boreal has decided to keep it open one more day, so come enjoy the park on Sunday the 26th for only $5 from 10am – 2 pm. The custom built Snowboard Magazine Staircase that hosted the pro rail jam will also be open to the public. Escape the couch. Escape to Boreal, located off Interstate 80 atop Donner Summit, just 90 minutes from Sacramento, 35 minutes from Reno and only 8 miles from Truckee, escaping has never been easier. Plus, with Boreal’s new quad chair and enhanced snowmaking capabilities, the mountain is better than ever. Boreal Mountain Resort offsets 100 percent of its electricity by purchasing green power. For more information about Boreal Mountain Resort you can also visit www.rideboreal.com or myspace.com/rideboreal. For updates and info on snow conditions or rates call 530.426.3666. # # #


Jon Slaughter
530-426-366 x184
jons@borealski.com

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