PHOTOGRAPHY: Kristie Buckley
Silver Star Celebrates 10th Annual Slopestyle Event
Ski resort offers exciting events as time runs out on 2014-15 winter season
March 21, 2015 – VERNON, B.C. Silver Star Mountain Resort celebrates the 10th Annual Showdown Throwdown Hoedown slopestyle event. From March 27 – 29, the Showdown is a fully sanctioned “Silver Level” competition through the Association of Freestyle Professionals (AFP) and the Canadian Freestyle Ski Association (CFSA). The event is held in the resort’s terrain park and is also part of the Canadian Open Tour.
Competitors will not only be competing for cash and great prizes, but they will also be earning points in the world rankings Open Pro and Open Amateur – ski and snowboard categories. Some big cash prizes are available for Open categories, with some outstanding swag available for Amateur categories. Entry costs $135 for Pro/Open competitors and $75 for amateurs and competitors are encouraged to register early.
“It’s been a challenging year for snow but we’ve managed to be creative, like harvesting piles of snow from various locatio