— Posted by Mimi on January 31, 2011
We are very excited to be partnering with Deer Valley Resort in hosting the FIS Freestyle World Ski Championships this week. Park City Mountain Resort will be hosting slopestyle and halfpipe competitions, which are being considered for inclusion in the 2014 Olympic Games.
It is a great honor to be chosen as the host resort for these events. This is the first time King's Crown will be the scene of a pro event as we see the Slopestyle event take place Wednesday and Thursday. Spectators can view the slopestyle competition from the bottom of King's Crown run, however the course itself will be closed to spectators. There will be a video board at the bottom of the course.
For Friday and Saturday's halfpipe events, spectators will be allowed on the skiers' right deck. There will also be a viewing area at the bottom of the pipe and lower Pick'n Shovel.
Here a few of the athletes to keep an eye on: Jossi Wells, Park City's own Ashley Battersby, Grete Eliassen, Sarah Burke, Jen Hudak, Simon Dumont, Bobby Brown, Alex Schlopy, Sammy Carlson and Jacob Wester.
All events are FREE to spectators. No lift ticket required.
Schedule Of Events at Park City Mountain Resort:
February 2: Slopestyle Qualifications - King's Crown Terrain Park
February 3: Slopestyle Finals - King's Crown Terrain Park
February 4: Halfpipe Qualifications - Eagle Superpipe
February 5: Halfpipe Finals - Eagle Superpipe
The event will be broadcast on TV - NBC: Saturday, February 5, 4:30pm EST and Sunday, February 6, 3pm EST; Versus: Wednesday, February 2, 12am EST, Thursday, February 3, 12am EST and Friday, February 4, 12am EST.
Official news and announcements from Park City Mountain Resort.
Samantha is new to Utah, joining the Park City Mountain Resort team in 2011 as the Marketing Coordinator.
When he's not up on the mountain checking on the cams, Eric is managing the interactive marketing for Park City Mountain Resort.
Dave has worked in the ski and snowboard industry since 2000 and joined the PCMR team in the spring of 2014.
Park City Mountain Resort
1345 Lowell Ave
PO Box 39
Park City, UT 84060
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