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Action Sports Report - T Squared Action Sports Network 20 November 2014

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Brighton Resort Opening Day 2014-2015 Season

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X Games Aspen 2015 Reveals First Round of Invited Athletes

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Sage Kotsenburg America’s Navy Snowboard Big Air; X Games Aspen 2014 January 23-26, 2014; Photo: Tyler Tate/T Squared Action Sports

X Games Aspen returns January 22-25, 2015, for the 14th consecutive year for the best winter action sports competition.  After a competition packed 2014 season, more than 100 Olympic athletes will return to X Games Aspen with an emphasis on style. The world’s best will battle it out for a podium spot in Ski, Snowboard and Snowmobile competitions. Athletes invited include: Jamie Anderson, Nick Baumgartner, Alex Beaulieu-Marchand, Aaron Blunck, Maddie Bowman, Greg Bretz, Torah Bright, Bobby Brown, Joss Christensen, Kelly Clark, Lyman Currier, Danny Davis, Alex Diebold, Kaitlyn Farrington, Heath Frisby, Nick Goepper, Arielle Gold, Roz G, Henrik Harlaut, Tucker Hibbert, Nate Holland, Torstein Horgmo, Lindsey Jacobellis, Gus Kenworthy, Chloe Kim, Sage Kotsenburg, Levi LaVallee, Mark McMorris, Colten Moore, Max Parrot, Sebastien Toutant, Kaya Turski, Louie Vito, Shaun White and David Wise. The full initial list of invited athletes can be found on www.xgames.com. Competition Schedule: Thursday, January 22, 2015 Men’s Ski Slopestyle Elimination Mono Skier X Final Special Olympics Unified Snowboarding Final Snowboard SuperPipe Men’s Elimination & Final Snowmobile Speed & Style Finals Friday, January 23, 2015 Snowboarder X Men’s, Women’s and Adaptive Finals Men’s Snowboard Slopestyle Elimination Men’s Ski SuperPipe Elimination Snowboard Big Air Final Snowmobile Long Jump Final Saturday, January 24, 2015 Men’s Ski Slopestyle Final Women’s Ski Slopestyle Final Snowmobile Hillcross Final Women’s Snowboard SuperPipe Final Ski Big Air Final Sunday, January 25, 2015 Men’s Snowboard Slopestyle Finals Women’s Snowboard Slopestyle Finals Snowmobile SnoCross & SnoCross Adaptive Finals Men’s Ski SuperPipe Final.
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Ski Utah: Previewing the 2014-2015 Season

Coming off the third best season on record with 4.16 million skier visits, the state of skiing and snowboarding is on pace for a increase in skier day visits as well as a 7.4% gain in occupancy compared to last year. Once again, Utah dominated the SKI Magazine Reader Survey Rankings with our key strengths of snow and access. Utah resorts were featured in the following categories: Five of the top ten listings for snow:#2 Alta, #3 Powder Mountain, #5 Snowbird, #6 Brighton, #7 Solitude. Seven of the top ten best resorts for access: #1 Deer Valley, #2 Park City Mountain Resort, #3 Canyons, #5 Snowbird, #6 Alta, #7 Solitude, #8 Brighton. Powder Mountain received the top rating for Value. Forbes also ranked the top ten ski resorts in the United States for 2014 where Snowbird was ranked #2, Alta #3 and Solitude #10. ESPN ranked the University of Utah as one of the best college for skiers, based on accessibility to skiing, airport and a community of people who share the same passion. The upcoming 2014-2015 season features the opening of Utah's 15th resort, Cherry Peak. Cherry Peak Resort features three chair lifts, snow making, night skiing and a five lane tubing hill. This season Beaver Mountain and Brain Head celebrate anniversaries marking 75 and 50 years respectively. With temperatures dropping and snow stacking up, Utah's 15 ski and snowboard resorts are getting ready to fire up the lifts! Here's a current list of projected opening dates. Alta Ski Area: Nov. 21 Beaver Mountain Resort: TBD Brian Head Resort: Nov.
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X Games Aspen 2015: Chromeo, Skrillex, Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa to Perform

Screen Shot 2014-11-05 at 2.20.50 PM After a successful concert series at Wagner Park in 2014, X Games will bring the music back to the base of Buttermilk Mountain with a new stage and venue to create a complete event experience for X Games fans. This year’s concerts will include performances by Chromeo, Skrillex, Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa, alongside the sport and festival offerings Fans can purchase a four-show general admission pass for $150. A limited number of preferred four-show passes are available for $200, which include preferred viewing, a private entrance to the concert venue, dedicated preferred restrooms and cash bar.
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