Mission possible: Mammoth Invitational is right around the corner

Posted By: The Ski Channel on April 2, 2011 9:01 am

Join Olympians, celebrities, ski and snowboard lovers like yourself for a key weekend on Mammoth Mountain, all in the name of a great cause.  The Mammoth Mountain Community Foundation is an amazing program designed to raise money for young athletes and scholars in the Eastern Sierra.  Their mission is to provide facilities, services, programs and equipment to help facilitate educational and competitive excellence.  Come to Mammoth Mountain and participate in Alpine racing, Snowboarding, Freeskiing, evening functions, auctions, Family Fun Cup, meals and much more Friday through Sunday April 8 – 10.

Here are some of the goals the Mammoth Foundation has it’s sights set on.

Designing The Center. Raise enough capital to construct a state-of-the-art education-slash-athletic training facility, the Mammoth Center for Excellence, to be a world-class training space

Equipment. Acquire specialized training equipment including physical testing material, video analysis gear, event production equipment and sports equipment

Scholarships. Provide coaching and tuition to student-athletes.

You’ll have the opportunity to play, hang out and compete with world class athletes including US Olympians Ted Ligety, Stacey Cook and Tommy Czsechin as well as other big athletes and celebrities like pro surfer, David Kalama and others, attend various evening functions, enjoy live entertainment, participate in live and silent auctions, demo ski and snowboard gear and much more.


Check out the awesome line up of events for the weekend.


Thursday, April 7

  • 6:00pm – Welcome reception with the coaches for all participants.

Friday, April 8

  • 7:30am – Breakfast and Registration
  • 10:00 am – Team training and practice
  • 11:30am – Biathlon at Chair 14/Outpost (cross-country skiing and marksmanship)
  • Noon – Western BBQ at Chair 14/Outpost
  • 5:00pm – MI3 Launch Party at Hyde Lounge Mammoth

Saturday, April 9

  • 7:30am – Breakfast and Registration
  • 9:00am – MI3 Match Race (two runs each to match your time)
  • 11:30 am – Lunch
  • 1:00 pm – MI3 Finals
  • 6:00 pm – MI3 Banquet at Canyon Lodge (dinner, awards, live & silent auctions)

Sunday, April 10

  • 8:00 am – Family Fun Cup Registration and Continental Breakfast
  • 9:00 am – Family Fun Cup Kids Race
  • Noon – Awards in Finish Corral

For more information visit Mammothmountain.com or check out the foundation’s website and feel free to pitch in and help this amazing organization at mammothfoundation.org