FUEL TV To Run First Airing of Big Bear Open April 29, 2008

CHICAGO (APRIL 28, 2008) — Paul Mitchell announces the broadcast schedule for the Big Bear Open, the second stop of the 2008 Paul Mitchell Opens Freeski tour. The Big Bear Open, from March 8-9, 2008, featured some of the best amateurs and professionals competing in halfpipe and slopestyle competition at Big Bear Mountain in Big Bear Lake California. The schedule of airings for the third and final Opens event, (Mount Snow Open, VT) will be coming soon.

Big Bear Open highlights include: Video of the groundbreaking “jam session” format where amateur skiers got to ski in a relaxed environment with top freeskiers in the world, including 16-year old rising star Bobby Brown, a fourth place finisher at the North American Open, and X Game athlete Taylor Felton. Also, behind the scenes with Willis Brown, Michael Olenick, Megan Olenick, and other Opens athletes. Footage from the winners runs and the closing awards ceremony.

Big Bear Open schedule of air dates and times:
Big Bear Open March 8-9 Original Airing Tuesday, April 29 8:00 PM
Bear Mountain Ski Resort Repeat Tuesday, April 29 11:00 PM
Big Bear Lake, CA Repeat Saturday, May 3 9:00 AM
Repeat Monday, May 5 12:00 PM
Repeat Saturday, May 10 12:00 PM