2001 World Snowboarding Champs New Jib Jam

After a 2-hour conference call last week, the Style Council* for the upcoming World Snowboarding Championship, has decided to add a 4th discipline to this year’s event. The inaugural JIB JAM contest will take place following the Slopestyle Competition on Thursday, April 19th.

A total of 16 men & women will be invited to jib during the 1-hour open jam session. At the end of the hour, riders will vote for the top 3 riders who they feel performed the best during the session. $15,000 USD in cash and/or prizes will be awarded to the winning riders.

Riders and team managers can submit entries on-line for the JIB JAM, or any of the World Snowboarding Championship disciplines by visiting: www.worldsnowboardingchampionship.com

The deadline for invitation requests is Monday, March 5.

The Invitational List will be announced, Tuesday, March 20 on the event web site.

2001 World Snowboarding Championship, April 19 – 22, at Whistler, BC

Slopestyle, Jib Jam, Superpipe & Big Air

Total prize purse is $250,000 USD

The Worlds will take centre stage during the legendary World Ski & Snowboard Festival. An end of the season sports and music festival, that combines world class competitions with bands, film premieres, celebrity events and endless parties creating an energy that electrifies Whistler Resort for 10 extraordinary days.

*The Style Council is made up of a cross-industry panel, including; Tom Sims, Travis Wood, Tina Basich, Steve Ruff, Todd Richards, Barry Dugan, John Textor, Mark Taylor and Peter Young.

For athlete related information, please contact:

Lindsay McWilliam, Athlete Coordinator E-mail: mdtsports2@attglobal.netThe Masters Group
Phone: (604) 669-3711
Fax: (604) 669-0311