The World’s Best Snowboarders and Freeskiers Descend upon Killington Resort, January 19-22
Posted January 16, 2012
In early July, the three stops of the 2011-12 Winter Dew Tour were announced and Killington Resort was thrilled to discover the four-day event, the largest on-snow event in the East will return for the second year in a row to The Beast of the East. As our excitement grew, so did the anticipation of which athletes will be competing at Bear Mountain?
Drum roll please… The top athletes in freeskiing and snowboarding from around the world descend upon Killington’s Bear Mountain to compete in superpipe and slopestyle competitions, January 19-22 including Louie Vito, Simon Dumont and Kaya Turski.
Now would be a good time to cheer, jump for joy, high five your friends or even better, continue to read so you can discover the all-star lineup of freeskiers and snowboarders that will throw down in superpipe and slopestyle competitions.
Top men’s snowboarders and freeskiers, including reigning champs Louie Vito and Kevin Rolland, will throw down for the chance to gain points as they head into the final stop at Snowbasin in Ogden, Utah. Additionally, women’s freeskiing will debut at Killington’s Pantech Invitational.
Besides the action-packed competitions, the four-day event will also include a Friday night VIP party at the Wobbly Barn and will feature a live DJ set from RAC, the Portland-based cutting edge duo of Andre Allen Anjos and Karl Kling, spinning original remixes and party favorites.
Now for the moment you’ve all been waiting for, the complete list of athletes competing at Killington Resort.
Men’s snowboarders (SNB) and freeskiers (SKI) superpipe and slopestyle competitors:
|Men’s SNB Superpipe||Men’s SNB Slopestyle||Men’s SKI Superpipe||Men’s SKI Slopestyle|
|Mason Aguirre||Mason Aguirre||Duncan Adams||Elias Ambuhl|
|Fredrik Austbo||Ulrik Badertscher||Tai Barrymore||Aleksander Aurdal|
|Zachary Black||Torgeir Bergrem||Xavier Bertoni||Bobby Brown|
|Danny Davis||Gjermund Braaten||Noah Bowman||Sammy Carlson|
|Benji Farrow||Pat Burgener||Simon D’Artois||Philip Casabon|
|Christian Haller||Danny Davis||Justin Dorey||Joss Christensen|
|Trevor Jacob||Chas Guldemond||Simon Dumont||Charles Gagnier|
|Roger Kleivdal||Torstein Horgmo||Gus Kenworthy||Alexis Godbout|
|Keito Kumazaki||Sam Hulbert||Thomas Krief||Nick Goepper|
|Matt Ladley||Nick Julius||Nils Lauper||Andreas Hatveit|
|Scott Lago||Dash Kamp||Matt Margetts||Russ Henshaw|
|Arthur Longo||Sage Kotsenburg||Dan Marion||JF Houle|
|Joeseph Mensch||Scott Lago||Jon Marks||PK Hunder|
|Nils Mindnich||Mark McMorris||Peter Olenick||Jamieson Irvine|
|Jack Mitrani||Justin Morgan||Tucker Perkins||Sean Jordan|
|Luke Mitrani||Aleksander Ostreng||Joffrey Pollet-Villard||Gus Kenworthy|
|Iouri Podladtchikov||Charles Reid||Mike Riddle||Chris Laker|
|Spencer Shaw||Brandon Reis||Kevin Rolland||Chris Logan|
|Louie Vito||Staale Sandbech||Taylor Seaton||Ole Christian Mustad|
|Ben Watts||Seppe Smits||Benoit Valentin||Alex Schlopy|
|Jeremy Thompson||Josiah Wells||Dane Tudor|
|Sondre Tiller||David Wise||Tom Wallisch|
|Sebastien Toutant||Torin Yater-Wallace||McRae Williams|
|Eric Willett||James Woods|
Women’s freeskiers (SKI) superpipe and slopestyle competitors:
|Women’s SKI Superpipe||Women’s SKI Slopestyle|
|Maddie Bowman||Ashley Battersby|
|Anais Caradeux||Emma Dahlstrom|
|Rosalind Groenewoud||Grete Eliassen|
|Keltie Hansen||Keri Herman|
|Keri Herman||Kim Lamarre|
|Mirjam Jaeger||Devin Logan|
|Devin Logan||Meg Olenick|
|Brita Sigourney||Anna Segal|
We have an action-packed weekend ahead of us. Highlighting the four-day competition schedule are Saturday’s superpipe finals. Following the women’s freeskier superpipe finals, the men freeskiers will compete in superpipe finals under the lights as Killington Resort unveils their 22-foot pipe live on NBC. The Winter Dew Tour’s Pantech Invitational at Killington complete schedule of events for the Winter Dew Tour’s Pantech Invitational at Killington is the following:
Thursday, January 19 – Festival Village Opens at 9:30 a.m.
|8:45-9:50 a.m.||Women’s Freeski Slopestyle Qualifier|
|10:30-11:30 a.m.||Men’s Freeski Superpipe Last Chance Qualifier|
|11:05 a.m.-12:45 p.m.||Men’s Snowboard Slopestyle Last Chance Qualifier|
|1:30-2:15 p.m.||Men’s Snowboard Superpipe Last Chance Qualifier|
|2:00-4:00 p.m.||Men’s Freeski Slopestyle Last Chance Qualifier|
|4:30-5:30 p.m.||Women’s Freeski Superpipe Qualifier|
Friday, January 20 – Festival Village Opens at 9:30 a.m.
|9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.||Men’s Snowboard Slopestyle Semi-Final|
|11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.||Women’s Freeski Superpipe Semi-Final|
|1:30-4:00 p.m.||Men’s Freeski Slopestyle Semi-Final|
|2:00-3:30 p.m.||Men’s Snowboard Superpipe Semi-Final|
|6:00-7:30 p.m.||Men’s Freeski Superpipe Semi-Final|
|9:00-11:00 p.m.||RAC at Wobbly Barn|
Saturday, January 21 – Festival Village Opens at 9:30 a.m.
|9:00-10:30 a.m.||Women’s Freeski Slopestyle Semi-Final|
|12:00-1:00 p.m.||Men’s Snowboard Slopestyle Final|
|3:00-3:40 p.m.||Women’s Freeski Superpipe Final|
|4:30-6:00 p.m.||Men’s Freeski Superpipe Final|
Sunday, January 22 – Festival Village Opens at 9:30 a.m.
|10:00-10:45 a.m.||Women’s Freeski Slopestyle Final|
|11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.||Men’s Freeski Slopestyle Final|
|3:30-5:00 p.m.||Men’s Snowboard Superpipe Final|
*Schedule is subject to change.
The complete 2011-12 Winter Dew Tour schedule is as follows:
|Nike Open||Dec. 15-18||Breckenridge Ski Resort – Breckenridge, Colo.|
|Pantech Invitational||Jan. 19-22||Killington Resort – Killington, Vt.|
|Toyota Championships||Feb. 9-12||Snowbasin Resort – Ogden,Utah|
Entering its fourth season, the Winter Dew Tour includes three events over the course of three months with each stop featuring a premier 22-foot superpipe and top-notch slopestyle course as well as live entertainment and a festival village. The Tour will be televised live on NBC Saturday, January 21 at 4:00 p.m. and Sunday, January 22 at 3:00 p.m.
The 2010-11 Dew Cup champions include Louie Vito (men’s snowboard superpipe), Kelly Clark (women’s snowboard superpipe), Torstein Horgmo (men’s snowboard slopestyle), Jamie Anderson (women’s snowboard slopestyle), Kevin Rolland (ski superpipe) and Bobby Brown (ski slopestyle).The Winter Dew Tour continues its commitment to progression in action sports, with premier superpipes and the highest level slopestyle courses.
Whatever you do this weekend, be sure to check out the latest results, photos and videos on Killington.com.