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Wednesday, March 07, 2007

Honda Ski Tour 2007 Finals at Squaw Valley USA

The fourth and final stop of the Honda Ski Tour 2007 will crown the overall ski cross and halfpipe champions. The event will take place at Squaw Valley USA from March 8th to 11th. The competition features the world's best ski cross and halfpipe skiers all competing for a total prize purse of $500,000 over the four competition stops; they include Sun Valley, Breckenridge and Aspen/Snowmass.

Squaw Valley Ski Corp President and CEO Nancy Cushing says "The caliber of this event is outstanding...From the skiercross and halfpipe competitions and the athletes to the musical acts and entertainment, the level of excitement is similar to the last time we hosted a World Cup. The entire valley is ecstatic."

Confirmed competitors for the Honda Ski Tour 2007 at Squaw Valley USA include X Games gold medallists and previous halfpipe winners Simon Dumont (Sun Valley and Aspen/Snowmass) and Tanner Hall (Breckenridge), who took home $25,000 each for their winning runs. Also Mike Riddle who currently sits in second place in the overall points standings and Peter Olenick, the only athlete to successfully execute a double-flat-spin in competition.

The nightlife is going to be as busy as the days during the Honda Ski Tour with live bands performing every night; expect to see The Wailers, George Clinton, DJ Logic, Native Root and many more.

The halfpipe final will be held on Saturday 10th March with the ski cross final being held on Sunday 11th March......stay tuned for results as they come in

To watch a skiing and snowboarding movie of Squaw Valley USA click here


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