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Sunshine to host first ever Salomon Berry Rail Jam

 

March 26, 2014                                                                                                                                     

MEDIA ADVISORY:

Banff, Alberta, Canada – Sunshine Village will host its first ever Salomon Berry Rail Jam this Saturday, March 29 in a newly constructed park located in the heart of the world renowned ski and snowboard resort. 

This debut freestyle competition, the first in a series of four rail jam events taking place this spring, will see men and women skiers and snowboarders aged 13-years and older compete on specialty rails and boxes set up on the Pandemonium Hill in front of the Mad Trapper’s spring patio. Contestants will be judged on difficulty, variety and execution with four categories featured including women’s ski, women’s snowboard, men’s ski and men’s snowboard.  

Registration to the event begins at 8 a.m. in the West Wing meeting room in the Sunshine Mountain Lodge with the event kicking off at 11:30 a.m. Contestants must pay a flat fee of $15 on the day of each event to register.

The resort will round out the four series event with competitions taking place on Saturday, April 19, Sunday, April 20 and Saturday, May 17.

What: Salomon Berry Rail Jam at Sunshine Village

When: Saturday, March 29th

Where: In front of the Mad Trapper’s spring patio at Sunshine Village

The weekend will also feature a live DJ, an outdoor BBQ and prizes for all contestants. The Salomon Berry Rail Jam is accessible to all of Sunshine’s on-mountain guests.     

For more events at Sunshine Village visit www.skibanff.com/events.

Sunshine Village Ski Resort

Sunshine Village, close to the town of Banff, provides skiers and boarders with 12-lifts including seven modern high speed quad chairs, the most in the Canadian Rockies, and one of the world’s fastest 8 passenger gondolas. Stay slope-side in the Rockies only “ski-in ski-out” hotel and ski or ride 3,300 acres and three mountains in the provinces of Alberta and British Columbia along the Continental Divide during Canada’s longest season from November to late May. For more information visit www.skibanff.com.

Press Contact:                              

Tanya Otis

Manager of Media Relations

tanya.otis@skibanff.com

403-705-4010