The second annual Garfinkels Doublecross hits Blackcombs Nintendo 64 Terrain Park next week, with $5,000 in prizes up for grabs.
And contrary to public perception, you dont have to be a pro rider to participate.
Garfinkels started the Doublecross last winter after the Garfinkels Gold Cup pro ski race became so competitive only the pros entered. The Doublecross the first local event that included a skiercross and a boardercross was designed to promote local fun.
The Doublecross is limited to 150 participants 75 skiers and 75 boarders. Pre-registration can be done at Garfinkels or at Guest Relations. Competitors must be at least 19 years old and helmets are mandatory. Entry fee is $60 and includes a T-shirt and video sessions at Garfinkels.
All competitors will get two timed runs on Tuesday, March 13. A competitors best time will count for qualifying and placement in the Doublecross ladders.
The actual Doublecross will take place March 14, with snowboarders and skiers running separately in heats of four.