If you were excited to see the frenzy of shredding that was set to go down in Park City Mountain Resort’s Eagle Superpipe later this month, you will have to wait just a little bit longer. The Sprint U.S. Grand Prix has been moved forward from it’s original date of December 21-22, to February 1-2 of 2013 due to park conditions. Now more than ever we hope the Mayans were wrong and the world can survive into 2013 so this event can go down.
The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association today announced the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix, originally scheduled to be held December 21-22 in our Eagle Superpipe, will be rescheduled to February 1-2, 2013.
The Grand Prix includes International Ski Federation (FIS) World Cup competitions for both halfpipe skiing and snowboarding, and is an Olympic Halfpipe qualifying event for the 2014 Winter Games in both disciplines. Given the high profile of the event, and the high standards Park City Mountain Resort holds its halfpipe competitions to, FIS and USSA decided the best way to ensure the highest-quality halfpipe for competing athletes was to move it to February.
Under the new schedule, the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix events at Park City Mountain Resort will be held during the day on Feb 1-2, while the Visa Freestyle International will feature night events at Deer Valley the same weekend.
We look forward to celebrating these incredible athletes with you and the world in February. In the meantime, we’ll keep you updated as we continue to open new terrain around the mountain for our guests!