23/01/2009 | by Onboard
The Winter Dew Tour today announced the schedule of events for its second stop of the season, Jan. 8-11 at Mount Snow Resort in West Dover, Vermont.
The world’s top snowboard and freeski athletes will compete for the coveted Dew Cup and a share of the $1.5 million prize purse offered at the end of the three-stop series.
The athlete roster reads like the who’s who of the modern snowboard movement, highlighted by multiple X Games and Olympic medalists including snowboard athletes Shaun White, Hannah Teter, Andreas Wiig, Travis Rice and Gretchen Bleiler.
Schedule of events:
Thursday, Jan. 8
12:00PM – 2:30PM Men’s/Women’s Snowboard Slopestyle Prelims
Friday, Jan. 9
12:30PM – 3:00PM Men’s/Women’s Snowboard Superpipe Prelims
4:00PM – 6:00PM Concert at Festival Village
Saturday, Jan. 10
10:30AM – 12:30PM Men’s/Women’s Snowboard Slopestyle Finals
6:00PM – 7:30PM Concert at Festival Village
Sunday, Jan. 11
1:00PM – 3:00PM Concert at Festival Village
4:00 – 6:00PM Men’s/Women’s Snowboard Superpipe Final
(Schedule subject to change)
Similar to the Dew Tour’s summer competition structure, the Winter Dew Tour will be based on a cumulative points system as the top snow athletes battle it out for a piece of the $1.5 million prize purse and the chance to take home the Dew Cup at the conclusion of the season in February.
The complete 2008/09 Winter Dew Tour schedule is as follows:
Stop 1 Dec. 18-21, 2008 Breckenridge, Colo.—Breckenridge Ski Resort
Stop 2 Jan. 8-11, 2009 West Dover, Vt.—Mount Snow Resort
Stop 3 Feb. 19-22, 2009 Lake Tahoe, Calif.—Northstar-at-Tahoe Resort