31/01/2007 | by Onboard
The Honda Session will be kicking off in Vail, Colorado from January 11th-14th, 2007.
The Steel & Sky Rails contest will offer a prize purse of £41,000; the Pro riders will compete in a jam session format on a unique Steel & Sky course custom built exclusively for the Session. Competitors will session the course, hitting a variety of rails and air as they compete to be one of the top five riders that will be awarded prize money every fifteen minutes. Both men and women will compete under a scaled prize system that will consist of 4 payouts over the 1-hour session. An additional prize known as “The Josh Malay” best trick ($1,500) will be awarded for both the men’s and women’s best trick.
The Bud Light Slopestyle competition will take a session format on Vail’s slopestyle course, designed and built exclusively for the Vail Valley Foundation’s Honda Session by Planet Snowdesign. Riders will be looking for that “golden run” as overall impression of the top single run is worth an amazing $30,000 for the top man. The top 5 men from last year’s finals will gain an automatic berth in this year’s finals and an additional 10 riders will be selected from the men’s qualification. The men’s purse is an outstanding $80,000
For rider lists and the full schedule, check the website: www.sessionvail.com