February 27 – March 1, 2009

WHAT: Live event webcasts on GO211.com. Webcasts will feature the men's and women’s slopestyle and halfpipe semi-finals and finals taking place on February 27 – March 1 at ALTS Bandai Resort in Fukushima, Japan. GO211.com will be providing cool interactive technologies (live scoring, live standings, competition rankings and rider bios) that will allow the viewer to take a more active role. This is also your chance to win one of 4 BGOS prize packs that will be given out during each of the BGOS webcasts. Everyone who watches and enters to win will also be automatically entered to win a grand prize of $500 worth of Burton product to be awarded after the US Open. Tune in to the Asian Open webcast for more details on how to enter!

WHO: Jamie Anderson (USA), Kelly Clark (USA), Liu Jiayu (CHN), Hannah Teter (USA), Chas Guldemond (USA), Ryo Aono (JPN), Mason Aguirre (USA), Charles Reid (CAN), Daisuke Murakami (JPN), Markus Malin (FIN), and Jack Mitrani (USA) are just a few of the top invited riders who plan to compete for this season’s largest snowboard event prize purse in Japan.

WHEN: Catch the entire events as they go down with LIVE webcasts on GO211.com during the following times:

LIVE WEBCASTS: European Time Zone

Friday, February 27 Halfpipe Semi-finals: Women 4:15 a.m. – 5:00 a.m. (CET) Halfpipe Semi-finals: Men 6:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. (CET) End Show 8:15 a.m. (CET)

Saturday, February 28 Morning Show 3:15 a.m. – 3:45 a.m. (CET) Slopestyle Finals 3:45 a.m. – 6:00 a.m. (CET) End Show 6:30 a.m. (CET) Sunday, March 1 Morning Show 2:00 a.m. – 2:30 a.m. (CET) Halfpipe Finals 2:30 a.m. – 4:30 a.m. (CET) End Show 5:00 a.m. (CET)

(NOTE: Webcast times subject to change based on weather or other unforeseeable incidents.)

For anyone who misses the live webcasts or the daily replays, both highlights of the winning runs and the full webcasts will be available for on-demand viewing after the event is over on www.go211.com and replays of the entire webcasts will take place starting at 9:30 p.m. CET on Tuesday, March 3.

For more information on the Asian Open, visit www.opensnowboarding.com.