Telluride to host the only U.S. stop for the FIS Snowboard World Cup

Posted By: The Ski Channel on December 10, 2010 2:15 pm

The Visa U.S. Snowboard Cross World Cup returns to Telluride this December 15-18, 2010, and the Peaks Resort & Spa is hosting media, athletes and guests throughout the week for this great event.


The newly opened Great Room and Palmyra Decks host nightly après ski parties featuring superior cocktails and delicious appetizers. Competitions can be viewed daily from the core of mountain village, just steps away. Ski in/ski out accommodations access the on mountain competition viewing areas with ease. The 2009 World Cup party hosted over 300 international athletes and media – the talk of the town for months!


As the only U.S. stop of the LG FIS Snowboard World Cup, the Snowboard Cross and (photo: PeaksResort) Parallel Giant Slalom (SBX and PGS), features competitions showcasing the talents of two time Olympic gold medalist Seth W escott, X Games gold medalist Lindsey Jacobellis, X Games gold medalist Nate Holland, Olympic athlete Graham Watanabe, and World Championship bronze medalist Nick Baumgartner.


World Cup Events include;

Wed., Dec. 15            Men’s and Women’s SBX qualifications           Lower Misty Maiden

Thurs. Dec. 16           PGS qualifications and finals                            Upper Misty Maiden

Fri., Dec. 17               Snowboard Cross finals                                    Lower Misty Maiden

Sat., Dec. 18.             SBX Team Event                                               Mtn.Village Plaza