The Sprint US Grand Prix Snowboarding event scheduled for December 21-22, 2012 at Park City Mountain Resort has been rescheduled for February 1-2, 2013 thanks to some trouble getting a quality superpipe completed in time (see photo at right).
“Park City Mountain Resort is known for having the best half pipe in the world,” said Krista Parry, Marketing Director, Park City Mountain Resort. “We are more confident we will provide the athletes the type of half pipe they’ve come to expect from us by moving the event to a later date.
Better to wait for snow, right? Follow the jump for the official word.Grand Prix Moves to February
PARK CITY, UT (Dec. 7) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) announced a postponement today of its scheduled Dec. 21-22 Sprint U.S. Grand Prix in Park City. The event includes International Ski Federation (FIS) World Cups for both half pipe skiing and snowboarding events featuring top Olympic contenders. FIS and USSA have postponed the competitions to Feb. 1-2 to ensure the highest quality half pipe for skiing and snowboarding athletes.
Sprint U.S. Grand Prix, Park City Mountain Resort
Mon. Jan. 28 – Training
Tue. Jan. 29 – Training
Wed. Jan. 30 – Halfpipe snowboarding qualifying; Paul Mitchell Progression Session
Thu. Jan. 31 – Halfpipe skiing qualifying
Fri. Feb. 1 – Halfpipe snowboarding finals
Sat. Feb. 2 – Halfpipe skiing finals