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Friendly Freeski Competition

Published On March 10, 2022
When:
January 22, 2023 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
2023-01-22T10:00:00-05:00
2023-01-22T16:30:00-05:00

Mad River Glen, the birthplace of competitive New England’s big mountain freeride is proud to be hosting a Friendly Freekski competition. Come test your mettle on the east coast’s most challenging terrain. This event is open to junior athletes 14 years or younger. This event is being hosted by the Mad River Glen Freeski Team and is a fundraiser for NorAms (North American Championships). There are NO REFUNDS.

Important Registration Information:

  • Registration Cost – $30 (Lift tickets are required but not included).
  • Registration will be online.
  • The competition is a one-run event.
  • Helmets and back protectors are mandatory.

Judging Criteria

  1. Line Choice: Each competitor chooses his/her line or route down the course. High scores are given for choosing difficult routes. Difficulty is determined by steepness, exposure, air, snow and course conditions.
  2. Control: Competitors must remain in control at all times. Any loss of control will result in a lower score. Skillful recoveries will reduce penalties.
  3. Fluidity: Constant direction towards a goal. This includes continuity, pace, and smooth transitions between sections of the course. Falling or stopping can have a negative impact in this category
  4. Technique: Competitors are judged on style and turn quality relating to big mountain freeriding.
  5. Style & Energy: This encompasses the pace, energy and creativity with which a competitor attacks or descends his/her chosen line or route. Style focuses on freestyle execution of maneuvers.

Age Categories
12-14 Female & Male
U12 Female & Male
U10 Female & Male

Event Timeline

Competitor Check-in/Bib Pickup
Sunday, January 22nd from 9:00 to 9:30 am

Mandatory Safety Meeting
9:30 am on the deck

Course Inspection
10:00 am – 10:30 am

Event Start
11:00 am

Awards

4:30 pm on the deck of the Single