Telluride Ski Resort preparing for 2009 Visa Snowboardcross Cup

Posted By: The Ski Channel on November 19, 2009 1:17 pm

Telluride Ski Resort is readying not only for its upcoming ski and snowboard season, but also for its inaugural Visa U.S. Snowboardcross Cup, which will be held from December 17-20.  The event is the sole U.S. stop of the LG FIS World Snowboard Cup, and there will both snowboardcross and parallel giant slalom competitions.  The ski resort has its snowmaking staff in full gear and officials have noted that it is “off to one of [our] best starts in years with the cold weather.”  Olympic champion Seth Wescott, Shaun Palmer, and Olympic silver medalist Lindsey Jacobellis will all be in attendance at the competition.