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Spring Jam is on, Cushing Classic postponed

SQUAW VALLEY – Spring Jam IV, Squaw Valley’s Ultimate Spring Celebration is set for this Saturday and Sunday, April 21-22, 2001. Due to pond conditions the annual Lake Cushing Classic has been rescheduled for Saturday April 28, 2001.

Spring Jam IV kicks off this Saturday morning at 11am as snowboarders take to Squaw Valley’s upper mountain Siberia Cross Course where heats of four competitors race simultaneously through a series of obstacles, banks, s-turns and huge tabletop jumps. Saturday afternoon, the action shifts to the lower mountain where Squaw Valley and Northern California Ford Dealers will give away a new Ford Escape at 2pm. immediately following, an awards ceremony for the boardercross and deck party takes place at Bar One in the Olympic House.

On Sunday, skiers take their turn on the Siberia Cross Course at 11am, followed by the skier and boarder “Big Air” events at 3:00pm. Big Air competitors are judged on the height, distance, style, and difficulty of their jumps off a specially designed “kicker”. The awards ceremony and party takes place immediately following the event.

To register for the skiercross, boardercross, and big air events, visit http://www.squaw.com or register on Saturday and Sunday morning from 8-9am by Dave’s Deli in the Olympic House. Costs are $25 for one event and $15 for each additional competition and entry fees do not include lift tickets. For all Spring Jam events helmets are mandatory and a legal guardian must accompany competitors under 18 years of age.

All events are open to the viewing public and lift tickets are required to view upper mountain events. For more information about Spring Jam IV, call Squaw Valley USA at 530-583-6985 or visit http://www.squaw.com.

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