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Sunshine to Host Rockstar Energy Slopestyle Event

April 23, 2014

In the spirit of an Olympic year, Sunshine Village Ski Resort will host Alberta’s up and coming amateur athletes with the Sunshine Slopestyle Event powered by Rockstar Energy, on Saturday, April 26 and Sunday, April 27.

The popular event, which will feature some of the region’s best freestyle skiers and riders perform a multitude of high flying tricks, will take place in the Rogers Terrain Park with the novice division taking place on Saturday and the competitive division the following day.

Guests of the world class resort can watch both the men and women skiers and riders compete with Olympic-sized aspirations or better yet, are invited to showcase their well-honed skills by signing up for a little friendly competition.

Registration to participate in the event is $25 for both youth aged 13-17 and adults over 18. An awards ceremony will take place on both days at 4 p.m. mid park adjacent to the spectator area.

What: Sunshine Slopestyle Event powered by Rockstar Energy

When: Novice division – Saturday, April 20 / Competitive division – Sunday, April 21

10:30 a.m. Event starts

4 p.m. Awards ceremony next to the Rogers Terrain Park event spectator area

Where: Rogers Terrain Park

The weekend will also feature live performances from internationally recognized singer/songwriter Scott Moffatt, who is set to kick off the Sunshine Spring Concert Series. The outdoor musical offerings run every weekend leading up to the 86th annual Slush Cup on May 19. Both the slopestyle event and spring concert series are 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.