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The Summit to host 2010 Ride Shakedown snowboard event

Post by Jeff Mayor / The News Tribune on Jan. 8, 2010 at 12:00 pm with No Comments »
January 8, 2010 12:00 pm

The Summit at Snoqualmie today announced it will host the first ever U.S. edition of the Ride Shakedown snowboarding competition. The event will be March 12-13 at Summit West.

In what has grown to be Canada’s largest and arguably most popular snowboarding event, the Ride Shakedown attracts international snowboarding talent hoping to showcase their abilities in the event’s signature thrill-a-minute format, the press release said.

With $35,000 in prize money for the top performers, the U.S. stop looks to continue the trend while putting a unique Northwest spin to it. Among the competitors will be Seattle-based Ride Snowboard and Summit at Snoqualmie team rider Austin
Hironaka.

“This is a great two days of music, entertainment and top level riding,” said Krush Kulesza, youth marketing manager for The Summit. “Whether you come as a competitor or a guest, you’re going to have a great experience.”

Click here for more details about the event.

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