Snowboard babes heat up legendary Venice Beach during rail jam on Aug. 22

Posted By: The Ski Channel on August 18, 2010 2:23 pm

Starting atop a mountain of 80,000 pounds of snow, snowboarding’s best female pros will display their most innovative tricks during the Supergirl Snowboard Rail Jam on Sunday, August 22.

California native Laurie Currier has dominated the competition two years running, handily winning the overall top prize and the best trick contests in 2008 and 2009. This year, however, she’ll face the largest field of competitors to date as she seeks a third consecutive gold medal.

The event is part of the 4th Annual Supergirl Jam at Venice Beach, CA, where action sports’ top female skateboarding, snowboarding and inline skating pros will compete. Embodying the power of DC Comics’ iconic hero, SUPERGIRL, the action sports industry’s largest all-female competition and lifestyle festival is designed to celebrate female strength, independence and empowerment.

This year, the Supergirl Jam also welcomes “actionistas” from the worlds of gymnastics and freestyle motocross, as Olympic Gold medalist and World Champion gymnast Nastia Liukin and Nitro Circus’ Jolene Van Vugt make appearances to show their support of female empowerment. They’ll sign autographs, take pictures with fans and cheer on the competitors.

Fans around the world can also enjoy the excitement of the Supergirl Jam by watching the live webcast that will be streamed via numerous action sports web sites to include:,,,,, and The webcast will run from 12:00 pm PDT until 5:00 pm PDT via any of these sites. Fans can also receive breaking news and event updates via Twitter @WBSupergirl.

The 2010 Supergirl Jam event series will be broadcast nationally in November as part of event producer ASA Entertainment’s action sports block on Fox Sports Net and FUEL TV. For a complete list of competitors and more detailed information on the Supergirl Jam and the live webcasts, please visit, the official online destination for the 2010 Supergirl Jam events and results.