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Inaugural ski, board comp to swing through Northstar

Staff reports

The AST, an umbrella brand and organization of action sports events, announced that Northstar-at-Tahoe Resort will host the third and final stop for the inaugural season of the AST Winter Dew Tour from Feb. 19-22, 2009.

The Winter Dew Tour, which will feature freeskiing and snowboarding disciplines for both men and women, kicks off at Breckenridge Ski Resort in Breckenridge, Colo., Dec. 18-21 and continues at Mount Snow Resort in West Dover, Vt., Jan. 8-11. All three stops of the Winter Dew Tour will be televised on NBC.

Disciplines for men will include slopestyle and superpipe snowboarding as well as slopestyle and superpipe skiing. Disciplines for women will include slopestyle and superpipe snowboarding and slopestyle and superpipe skiing exhibitions.

The complete 2008/2009 AST Winter Dew Tour schedule is as follows:

Date Location

Dec. 18-21 Breckenridge Ski Resort, Breckenridge, Colo.

Jan. 8-11 Mount Snow Resort, West Dover, Vt.

Feb. 19-22 Northstar-at-Tahoe Resort