USASA slopestyle comp signals start of Golden Peak terrain park

10th January, 2016 by

By John LaConte

VAIL — Riding Chair 6 on Friday, local skier Bobby Bank said he couldn’t believe the crowds gathered at Golden Peak. The terrain park made its 2016 debut on Friday afternoon, with a large group of local freeskiers and snowboarders waiting outside the gates for its opening. Ski & Snowboard Club Vail snowboarding coaches Chris Laske and Brady McNeill were among them. “The jumps are riding well,” McNeill said. “It’s really off to a good start this year.” Prompting the park’s opening was this weekend’s USASA slopestyle competition, two days of non-stop action for all age levels on the jumps …

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