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Howl at the Moon

March 19, 2014

Watch some of the east coast’s top freestyle skiers and riders take flight during a big air event under the lights at Waterville Valley ski resort on Saturday, March 22.

The annual Howl at the Moon Big Air competition takes place on Waterville Valley’s Exhibition Terrain Park starting with warm-ups at 7 p.m. and followed by the main event at 7:30 p.m.  Awards will follow in the courtyard with $6,000 in cash and prizes being awarded to the top three placers in both ski and snowboard, including $1,000 in cash to the top skier and rider!  Cash prizes will also be given away for best trick and judge’s favorite.

Spectators are welcomed and encouraged.  There is no charge to walk up to the jump zone to get an up close and personal  view and listen to the tunes pumping from the Red Bull MTX truck perched atop a jump.

Howl at the Moon is sponsored by Coca-Cola, Blue Moon, Skullcandy, bern Unlimted and Red Bull.  Spectators and competitors can sample products from Coca-Cola, popchips, Core Power, Illy, Honest Tea and Zico.  On-mountain restaurants, T-Bars and Buckets, will be open with full food and beverage options until 10 p.m.  Grab a Blue Moon on special at both locations and pick up some Blue Moon swag from the promo girls!  The shot skis will be brimming with Smirnoff and Godiva Dark Chocolate liquors.

Drink responsibly!  The Waterville Valley Schuss Bus will be running from the mountain to the Valley until 10:30 p.m.

Athlete Information:

Registration & Check-In:    12-3 p.m.

Warm-Ups:    7 p.m.

Skiers & Riders:    7:30-8:30 p.m.

Awards:    8:30 p.m.

Think you match up and want to compete?  Email Kelsey at [email protected] for registration information.

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About Jan Stearns

I've been living in and loving New Hampshire's White Mountains for most of my life. I moved to Waterville Valley in 1981 and quickly realized why it was dubbed a Yankee Shangri-la. Once you’ve experienced Waterville Valley, you’ll want to call it yours. The great team of Realtors at Waterville Valley Realty can help you find a Waterville Valley home that fits your lifestyle and budget. 1-888-987-8333.

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