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Meet Team Rider BJ Linne, Bj has been riding for Shoreline for about 4 years now. He is really commited to snowboarding, and is a great encourager to others on the team. BJ is always willing to to put others first while riding. He is great with a camera too, he’s one that sees what has to be done and does it. If you get a chance to take a run with him, enjoy it, because he truly is fun to ride with.
The 411 on Maddie Bowman
Name: Maddie Bowman Age: 16 DOB: 1/10/94
School: South Tahoe High School grade: 11
Hobbies: soccer, wake boarding, wake skating, water skiing, mountain biking, trampoline, snowskating
GPA: 4.4 Years skiing: 14.5 racing: 7 freeride: 4 mountain: Sierra @Tahoe
Maddie is a great addition to the Shoreline Freeride team, She has a great record going for at a very young age. Placing top 3 in most everything she enters. Keep your eye on her she is turning heads at her home mountian Sierra at Tahoe. We can wait to ski with her this year, fresh footage is in the works.
EVENTS: Slalom, giant slalom, halfpipe, slopestyle and skiercross
GOALS: I have really big expectations and goals for this upcoming season. I will be competing in the NORAM tour and FIS events in pipe to get a better international ranking. One of my big goals this year is to go to Freestyle World Championships. I’m working very hard right now to make my career take off.
In May of 1978, the TV show “In Search Of…” aired an episode entitled “The Coming Ice Age.” All manner of experts and climate scientists were trotted out to warn the world of the run-away global cooling that was just around the corner.
It’s March 18th plenty of winter fun left to be had, The snow in the Sierra’s is great, Kirkwood, Squaw, Heavenly, Alpine, Sierra at Tahoe, Northstar and Diamond Peak all have great spring Skiing, So pack up the car, board a plane, or start walking because Tahoe has the best spring skiing in the world.
Tahoe Area Resort Spring Events
Pond Skimming Championship of Tahoe March 28, 2010
Come out and cool down at this whacky event—and see who makes it through the slush pond without getting soaked.
The Dan Band April 3, 2010
Dan Finnerty caught America’s attention as the foul-mouthed wedding singer in the box-office smash Old School, performing his now-infamous rendition of Total Eclipse of the Heart, as well as his appearance as the sleazy bat-mitzvah singer in Starsky & Hutch and now most recently in Todd Phillips’ newest film The Hangover.
The Gunbarrel 25 April 3, 010
The annual mogul marathon is held on the country’s toughest bump run, the Gunbarrel. The goal is 25 laps, and host Plake calls it “my favorite event of the whole year.” Finishers in the allotted time score a commemorative pin—and bragging rights.
Sierra at Tahoe
4th Annual Buckle Up Big Air for Greg T. Smith at Sierra Resort
Date: March 20, 2010
From: March 21, 2010 To: March 23, 2010
Highlander Part 2: The Jibbening
Date: March 27, 2010
Date: March 28, 2010
Rip Curl Grom Search 3/21/10
Bring your favorite grom (kid under 16) to Kirkwood on Sunday March 21 to show off park skills in the third annual Rip Curl Grom Search! Registration is free and race tickets are available for competitors. Stop by Red Cliffs Day Lodge on Sunday March 21 between 9:00am and 10:30am to sign up and get your bib and athlete ticket for $40, then head over to Chair 7′s terrain park at Timber Creek for the 11:00 start. Competition will take place from 11:00am to 2:00pm with awards in Red Cliffs Day Lodge at 2:30pm. Prizes will be awarded to the top guy and top girl in each age category!
Kirkwood Jammin’ XVII 4/2/10-4/4/10
The biggest and longest running Spring Break Party in Tahoe is back! Kirkwood Jammin’ XVII is about to get wild… Check out the list of events, then get ready to spend the weekend with us, April 2 – 4. Events will be happening every day near the pond and the Plaza from 11am to 2pm – you can’t miss us with our lifeguard tower and giant pond!!!Daily Events:
Live Music by Strive Roots (as heard frequently on our daily video)
Ice Bar and BBQ
Pond Skimming starts at 1:00pm
Joe Versus the Volcano – Challenge Course open from 10:00am to 12:00pm
Walk the Plank – Jousting with Pool Floaties open from 10:00am to 12:00pm
Saturday: After Hours Rail Jam from 4:30pm to 7pm
Sunday: Jamaican Bobsled Challenge (Dummy Downhill) from 4:30pm to 6pm
Shoreline of Tahoe loves this event because Skiers and snowboarders unite to throw down on a slopestyle course in memory of Sierra Freestyle / Freeride Skier, Greg Smith and to spread Seatbelt Safety Awareness.
Stop by and enjoy the fun, competition and great music. Feast at the outdoor BBQ and win great raffle prizes.
Amateur divisions will jam on a custom rail and/or jump line. Your choice! Prizes from the sponsors to top 3 in each division will awarded.
The Open divisions will jam on the custom jump line, with an emphasis on style, execution, and putting down a solid run. Cash purse will pay to top 5 in each Open division and top 3 in the Women’s division.
CHP will be onsite to share Seatbelt Safety Awareness.
All proceeds go towards the Sierra Education Foundation and towards building a signature feature for Greg.
15 & Under Snowboard Am
15 & Under Ski
16 & Over Snowboard Am
16 & Over Ski
Registration will be held in the Aspen Cafe before the contest from 8:00am to 9:30am. The entry fee for the amateur divisions is $25 and the pro divisions is $40. Lift tickets for competitors can be purchased at registration for $35. Competitor Parents can purchase a discounted ticket at registration for $49.
The 4th annual Buckle Up Big Air is boasting a $4,000 cash purse! Our judges will be expecting your tightest game. There’s awesome prizes from our sponsors for the amateurs. Here’s the breakdown for the Open and Women’s divisions:
Open Snowboard 1st Place: $800; 2nd Place: $500; 3rd Place: $200; 4th Place: $100; 5th Place: $50
Open Ski 1st Place: $800; 2nd Place: $500; 3rd Place: $200; 4th Place: $100; 5th Place: $50
Women Snowboard 1st Place: $200; 2nd Place: $100; 3rd Place: $50
Women Ski 1st Place: $200; 2nd Place: $100; 3rd Place: $50
*Best Snowboard trick: Lib Tech Snowboard *Best Ski Trick: Lib Tech NAS
This is an event not to be missed! Enjoy the BBQ, the music and the great raffle prizes. All spectators will be required to remain in the Spectator Village. Access to the course will be limited to registered athletes and those with credentials as stated above. Please note that the contest is held on our Backside- lift access is required to get there.
World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. World Vision serves all people, regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, or gender.
Hannah Teter is a great example of someone who gives back, I really admire those who take what Jesus said to heart and truly loves their neighbor, Congratulations on your silver medal but an even bigger congrats on being so loving to the Children in Kenya.
|Fund raising target:||$300,000|
|Total raised so far:||$178,949.13|
Local makers of the Ralston Snowskates put on a great event, well run, good course, and the biggest in prizes, ever for a snowskate event. Sierra at Tahoe once again creating a very good park for the snowskaters to show off their tricks. Mark your Calander Febuary 7th 2010, at Sierra at Tahoe for the 2010 Ralston Cup.