Burton Abominable Snow Jam back in the Hood
Mon 18 June 07
Its the first comp as the TTR World Snowboard Tour kicks off again at N.America only resort still open.
Burton’s fourth annual Abominable Snow Jam snowboarding competition will take place from July 10-12, 2007 at High Cascade Snowboard Camp and Timberline Resort on Mt. Hood, Oregon. Featuring a quarterpipe, halfpipe and slopestyle competition, the Abominable Snow Jam brings top international riders like Ross Powers, Gretchen Bleiler, Danny Kass, Leanne Pelosi, Jussi Oksanen, Peter Line, Cheryl Maas, Eddie Wall and Wille Yli Luoma to Mt. Hood for a laid-back event in the hub of the summer snowboard scene.
The Burton Abominable Snow Jam is the first stop on the prestigious TTR World Snowboard Tour. Riders can earn valuable TTR points early in the season that will help elevate their standings in the overall World Tour Ranking list and ultimately toward the TTR World Championship title.
Thanks to the event’s sponsors, the Abominable Snow Jam will be offering over $140,000 in prizes including a Volvo C30, two 2007 Harley-Davidson XL 1200N Nightster™ motorcycles and plenty of cold hard cash. The female or male rider with the best overall performance throughout the entire event will win the Volvo Overall Rider Award and drive home in a new Volvo C30. The Harley-Davidson Inspired Ride Award winners will be selected from those that have competed in all events of the ASJ and have shown the award committee the combination of the following: original tricks and combinations, creativity in blending unique riding, and a singular style that is dynamic and vibrant. In addition, male and female Best Trick prizes for the quarterpipe, halfpipe and slopestyle events include a Rolex watch, a MacBook Pro and a Sony HDV video camera respectively.
High Cascade Snowboard Camp is hosting the quarterpipe contest on July 10 and the halfpipe competition on July 11. Legendary park and pipe builder Pat Malendoski and his Planet Snow Design crew will design both the quarterpipe and the halfpipe with help from the crew at High Cascade Snowboard Camp. On July 12, the Abominable Snow Jam wraps up with the slopestyle competition, designed by the park crew at Timberline Resort. Besides yeti and penguin sightings, riders will enjoy fun in the sun with on-snow barbeques, massage therapist treatments and parties at the local Hood hangouts.
Wed 20 June 07, Crystal Mountain, USA
The lift will provide access to approximately 1,000 acres almost doubling the size of the resort.
Thu 21 June 07, Snowpark, New Zealand
Kickers shaped, check. Rails & boxes out, check. 40cm snow, check. Opening friday!
Mon 25 June 07, Snowpark, New Zealand
The South Island was blanketted in snow as the 2007 NZ season got underway.
Tue 03 July 07, Snowpark, New Zealand
Mason Aguirre, Ross Powers, Kelly Clark & Keiron Dillon are amongst a strong line up
Thu 05 July 07, Krasnaya Polyana, Russia
In a tense final round of voting, the Russian city of Sochi beats PyeongChang in S.Korea for the right to host to 2014 winter Olympics
10-12 July 07
$140k in prizes should bring the big names out in the first stop of the new TTR World Championship tour