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Alberta Giant Slalom Series I & II Alpine Race Weekend at COP

CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/07/14 -- Alberta Snowboarding and Alberta Alpine are joining forces this weekend to bring you a giant slalom event at COP. On the snowboard side of the event we are inviting any age with any ability to come down and try it out. So far there are registered snowboarders from Calgary and surrounding areas. Alberta Alpine's race is with U14 skiers, from across the province. There will be a set course for snowboarders, next to the Alpine course with 2 runs per athlete per day.

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Giant Slalom

8.15 - 9.00am Registration/Check-in 9.00am Riders meeting (start) 9.15am Inspection 10.00am Start Run 1 12.30pm Start Run 2

Awards 30 minutes after last racer finished, at finish area

Alberta Style Series III at Hidden Valley

The third event in the Alberta Series will take place at the Hidden Valley Ski area, which is located on the southern Alberta / Saskatchewan border in Cypress Hill Interprovincial Park. This event is inviting people to come down for the fun of it and to get out to try jibbing the park and stomping some jumps. There will be a Rail Jam event on Saturday and a Slopestyle event on the Sunday of this weekend. So far we have registered riders of all ages and abilities from Medicine Hat, Calgary and surrounding areas. The event is open for all ages!

SCHEDULE

Saturday Feb 8th Rail Jam

9:00 - 10:00am Registration 10:30am Warm Up (all ages) 11:00am U14 Jam 12:00am Lunch break 1:00pm 15 & Over Jam 3:00pm Awards

Sunday Feb 9Th Slopestyle

9:30 - 10:00am Registration 10:30 - 11:15pm Course open for training 11:25pm Riders Meeting 11:30pm Start Competition Run 1 & 2 1:00pm Lunch Break 1:45pm Competition Run 3 (+4) 3:30pm Awards

The Alberta Snowboarding Association is a non-profit provincial sports association promoting the development of snowboard training and competition.

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Alberta Snowboarding Association
Aletta De Rooij
403-401-7137
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