Final preparations are underway at Killington for the Winter Dew Tour, set to drop in at the Vermont ski and snowboard resort this week. (photo: Killington Resort)

Winter Dew Tour Heads to Killington This Week

Killington, VT – Vermont’s Killington Resort is set to host the second stop of the Winter Dew Tour’s Pantech Invitational, the largest snow sports event in the East. Top athletes in freeskiing and snowboarding from around the world descend upon Killington’s Bear Mountain to compete in superpipe and slopestyle competitions this week.

“Killington Resort is thrilled to have top freeskiers and snowboarders competing at Bear Mountain,” stated Chris Nyberg, president and general manager for Killington Resort. “With the combination of cold temperatures, our commitment to snowmaking and recent snowfall, we have been able to create a world-class venue and look forward to hosting another exceptional four-day event.”

Final preparations are underway at Killington for the Winter Dew Tour, set to drop in at the Vermont ski and snowboard resort this week. (photo: Killington Resort)
Final preparations are underway at Killington for the Winter Dew Tour, set to drop in at the Vermont ski and snowboard resort this week. (photo: Killington Resort)

Top men’s snowboarders and freeskiers, including reigning champs Louie Vito and Kevin Rolland, will throw down for the chance to gain points as they head into the final stop at Snowbasin in Ogden, Utah. Additionally, women’s freeskiing will debut at Killington’s Pantech Invitational.

Besides the action-packed competitions, the four-day event will also include a Friday night VIP party at the Wobbly Barn and will feature a live DJ set from RAC, the Portland-based cutting edge duo of Andre Allen Anjos and Karl Kling, spinning original remixes and party favorites.

“The Winter Dew Tour is an extraordinary event that brings the entire community together,” stated Chris Karr, president of Killington Chamber of Commerce, “and showcases Killington’s dedication to snow sports on a national level.”

Highlighting the four-day competition schedule are Saturday’s superpipe finals. Following the women’s freeskier superpipe finals, the men freeskiers will compete in superpipe finals under the lights as Killington Resort unveils their 22-foot pipe live on NBC television.

The Winter Dew Tour’s Pantech Invitational at Killington complete schedule of events, which is subject to change, is as follows:

Thursday, January 19 – Festival Village Opens at 9:30 a.m.

8:45-9:50 a.m. Women’s Freeski Slopestyle Qualifier
10:30-11:30 a.m. Men’s Freeski Superpipe Last Chance Qualifier
11:05 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Men’s Snowboard Slopestyle Last Chance Qualifier
1:30-2:15 p.m. Men’s Snowboard Superpipe Last Chance Qualifier
2:00-4:00 p.m. Men’s Freeski Slopestyle Last Chance Qualifier
4:30-5:30 p.m. Women’s Freeski Superpipe Qualifier

Friday, January 20 – Festival Village Opens at 9:30 a.m.

9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Men’s Snowboard Slopestyle Semi-Final
11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Women’s Freeski Superpipe Semi-Final
1:30-4:00 p.m. Men’s Freeski Slopestyle Semi-Final
2:00-3:30 p.m. Men’s Snowboard Superpipe Semi-Final
6:00-7:30 p.m. Men’s Freeski Superpipe Semi-Final
9:00-11:00 p.m. RAC at Wobbly Barn

Saturday, January 21 – Festival Village Opens at 9:30 a.m.

9:00-10:30 a.m. Women’s Freeski Slopestyle Semi-Final
12:00-1:00 p.m. Men’s Snowboard Slopestyle Final
3:00-3:40 p.m. Women’s Freeski Superpipe Final
4:30-6:00 p.m. Men’s Freeski Superpipe Final

Sunday, January 22 – Festival Village Opens at 9:30 a.m.

10:00 -10:45 a.m. Women’s Freeski Slopestyle Final
11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Men’s Freeski Slopestyle Final
3:30-5:00 p.m. Men’s Snowboard Superpipe Final


Complete 2011-12 Winter Dew Tour Schedule:

Event                                       Date                 Location

Nike Open                               Dec. 15-18        Breckenridge Ski Resort – Breckenridge, Colo.

Pantech Invitational                 Jan. 19-22         Killington Resort – Killington, Vt.

Toyota Championships            Feb. 9-12          Snowbasin Resort – Ogden,Utah

Killington Athlete Roster – Men:

Men’s SNB Superpipe Men’s SNB Slopestyle Men’s SKI Superpipe Men’s SKI Slopestyle
Mason Aguirre Mason Aguirre Duncan Adams Elias Ambuhl
Fredrik Austbo Ulrik Badertscher Tai Barrymore Aleksander Aurdal
Zachary Black Torgeir Bergrem Xavier Bertoni Bobby Brown
Danny Davis Gjermund Braaten Noah Bowman Sammy Carlson
Benji Farrow Pat Burgener Simon D’Artois Philip Casabon
Christian Haller Danny Davis Justin Dorey Joss Christensen
Trevor Jacob Chas Guldemond Simon Dumont Charles Gagnier
Roger Kleivdal Torstein Horgmo Gus Kenworthy Alexis Godbout
Keito Kumazaki Sam Hulbert Thomas Krief Nick Goepper
Matt Ladley Nick Julius Nils Lauper Andreas Hatveit
Scott Lago Dash Kamp Matt Margetts Russ Henshaw
Arthur Longo Sage Kotsenburg Dan Marion JF Houle
Joeseph Mensch Scott Lago Jon Marks PK Hunder
Nils Mindnich Mark McMorris Peter Olenick Jamieson Irvine
Jack Mitrani Justin Morgan Tucker Perkins Sean Jordan
Luke Mitrani Aleksander Ostreng Joffrey Pollet-Villard Gus Kenworthy
Iouri Podladtchikov Charles Reid Mike Riddle Chris Laker
Spencer Shaw Brandon Reis Kevin Rolland Chris Logan
Louie Vito Staale Sandbech Taylor Seaton Ole Christian Mustad
Ben Watts Seppe Smits Benoit Valentin Alex Schlopy
  Jeremy Thompson Josiah Wells Dane Tudor
  Sondre Tiller David Wise Tom Wallisch
  Sebastien Toutant Torin Yater-Wallace McRae Williams
  Eric Willett   James Woods
      Torin Yater-Wallace














Killington Athlete Roster – Women:

Women’s SKI Superpipe Women’s SKI Slopestyle
Maddie Bowman Ashley Battersby
Anais Caradeux Emma Dahlstrom
Rosalind Groenewoud Grete Eliassen
Keltie Hansen Keri Herman
Keri Herman Kim Lamarre
Mirjam Jaeger Devin Logan
Devin Logan Meg Olenick
Brita Sigourney Anna Segal
  Kaya Turski
  Emilia Wint







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