Skihoe sponsors X-Games Kick Off Bash to benefit breast cancer

Posted By: The Ski Channel on January 20, 2011 8:27 am

Winter X Games 15 Kick-Off Bash Presented by Sports Authority to Benefit The V Foundation for Cancer Research and Boarding For Breast Cancer (B4BC) to be Held on Jan. 26 in Downtown Aspen

Athletes, Plum TV and Local Businesses Support One-of-a-Kind Event at the St. Regis Hotel

 The Winter X Games 15 Kick-Off Bash, presented by Sports Authority, will benefit The V Foundation for Cancer Research and Boarding for Breast Cancer (B4BC) on Wednesday, Jan. 26, from 5 – 8 p.m. in the Aspen Room and Fountain Courtyard at the St. Regis Hotel in downtown Aspen. This one-of-a-kind charity event will return for a third year as a family-friendly experience where guests will be able to mix and mingle with Winter X Games 15 athletes including Hannah Teter, TJ Schiller, Jamie Anderson, JP Walker, Tucker Hibbert, Hana Beaman, Kaya Turski and Justin Dorey. Guests will also enjoy a fashion show, musical performances, fireside food, drinks and partake in an exclusive silent auction filled with unique memorabilia.

 “We sincerely thank our sponsors and the Aspen community for their continuous support and look forward to kicking off Winter X Games 15 in such a positive fashion,” said Amy Lupo, senior director, Global X Event Marketing and Content.

“The V Foundation for Cancer Research is proud to join forces once again with Boarding for Breast Cancer (B4BC) to raise awareness for cancer research at the Winter X Games,” said V Foundation CEO Nick Valvano. 

 Justine Chiara, executive director, Boarding for Breast Cancer, said, “We are grateful for the long-standing partnership and support that we continue to enjoy with our friends ESPN and the Winter X Games.  Hosting the Kick-off Bash at this world-class event is a powerful testament to their overall commitment to cancer education and research. We look forward to another successful and fun-filled evening!”

Tickets are available for $75 if purchased in advance at, by phone at (970) 920-5770, toll free (866) 449-0464, or during regular business hours at the box office at the Wheeler Opera House. Tickets purchased at the door are $100.

 Admission also includes: a gift bag presented by Skihoe, a S’more Station in the Fountain Courtyard – a St. Regis tradition, gourmet appetizers provided by the St. Regis, wine courtesy of Cline Cellars, beer courtesy of Trumer Pils and Shiner Beers, specialty drinks courtesy of Pearl Vodka and El Mayor Tequila, live music, a fashion show presented by Nooka, opportunity to win prizes including a Winter X Games Special Guest Experience for Four and the chance to meet and mingle with Winter X Games athletes.

 Among those sponsoring the Winter X Games 15 Kick-Off Bash are Sports Authority, Nooka, Skihoe, I Was There, St. Regis Aspen, Plum TV, Aspen Magazine, Pearl Vodka, El Mayor Tequila, Cline Cellars, Shiner Beers, Trumer Pils, Wheeler Opera House, and others.