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January 18, 2011

Burr Ridge, Illinois – Over 140 of the best freeski and snowboard athletes will compete this weekend at Killington Resort on the second stop of the 2010-11 Winter Dew Tour season. Welcoming the Tour for the first time, Killington Resort will host the four-day event that features competitions with the top winter action sports athletes in freeskiing (slopestyle and superpipe) and snowboarding (slopestyle and superpipe). The three-stop Tour will conclude with the Toyota Championships at Snowbasin Resort in Ogden, Utah February 10-13, 2011.

The star-studded field of athletes competing in this weekend’s Winter Dew Tour at Killington includes reigning Dew Cup champions, Olympians and rising stars. Among them are:

Snowboard (SNB)

-Louie Vito (men’s SNB pipe): 2010 Vancouver Olympian and 1st place snowboard superpipe finisher at last month’s Nike 6.0 Open in Breckenridge
-Mason Aguirre (men’s SNB pipe/slope): Olympian in 2006 and competing in both superpipe and slopestyle this weekend
-Torstein Horgmo (men’s SNB slope): Winter X Games 2010 silver medalist, second in 2009-10 Dew Cup standings, 1st place snowboard slopestyle finisher at Breckenridge’s Nike 6.0 Open
-Sage Kotsenburg (men’s SNB slope): sixteen-year-old 2009-10 defending Dew Cup Champion
-Queralt Castellet (women’s SNB pipe): two-time 1st place women’s snowboard superpipe finisher at Winter Dew Tour’s season-opening event in Breckenridge
-Elena Hight (women’s SNB pipe): Olympian in 2006 and 2010 and 2nd place women’s snowboard superpipe finisher at Nike 6.0 Open in Breckenridge
-Jamie Anderson (women’s SNB slope): Winter X Games 2010 silver medalist, 2009-10 defending Dew Cup Champion and 1st place women’s snowboard superpipe finisher at the Nike 6.0 Open in Breckenridge

Freeski (SKI)

-Simon Dumont (SKI pipe/ slope): Winter X Games 2009 gold medalist and 1st place freeski superpipe finisher at the Nike 6.0 Open in Breckenridge
-Jossi Wells (SKI pipe/ slope): Winter X Games 2010 silver medalist and 2009-10 defending Freeski Superpipe Dew Cup Champion
-Bobby Brown (SKI slope): Winter X Games 2010 gold medalist and 2nd place freeski slopestyle finisher at the Nike 6.0 Open in Breckenridge
-Andreas Hatveit (SKI slope): Winter X Games 2010 silver medalist and 2009-10 defending Freeski Slopestyle Dew Cup Champion

Highlighting the four-day competition schedule are Saturday’s Superpipe Finals. Following the snowboard superpipe finals, the freeski superpipe finals will be held under the lights as Killington Resort debuts their 22-foot pipe live on NBC. The Winter Dew Tour at Killington complete schedule of events is as follows:

Friday, January 21st

9:30AM – 10:30AM, SNB Slopestyle Women Prelims
10:50AM – 1:00PM, SNB Slopestyle Men Prelims
1:00PM – 2:30PM, SKI Superpipe Prelims
4:00PM – 5:00PM, SNB Superpipe Women Prelims
5:20PM – 7:00PM, SNB Superpipe Men Prelims
9:00PM – 11:00PM, VIP Party at Wobbly Barn with DJ Cassidy

Saturday, January 22nd

10:30AM – 11:10AM, SNB Superpipe Women FINAL
11:30AM – 12:30PM, SNB Superpipe Men FINAL
12:30PM – 2:30PM, SKI Slopestyle Prelims
5:00PM – 6:00PM, SKI Superpipe FINAL

Sunday, January 23rd

10:30AM – 11:30AM, SKI Slopestyle FINAL
1:30PM – 2:10PM, SNB Slopestyle Women FINAL
2:30PM – 3:30PM, SNB Slopestyle Men FINAL

TV Schedule

NBC

Saturday, Jan. 22, 4:30-6:00pm EST
Sunday, Jan. 23, 4:00-6:00pm EST

USA Network

Friday, Jan 21, 3:00am-4:00am EST
Saturday, Jan. 22, 12:00am-2:00am EST
Sunday, Jan. 23, 2:00am-3:00am EST

MTV2

Friday, Feb. 4th, 10:00am-11:00am EST
Friday, Feb 11th, 10:00am-11:00am EST

For additional Winter Dew Tour event information, visit www.Allisports.com.

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