Sprint U.S. Grand Prix
Top freeskiers and snowboarders from around the globe will compete in their quest for the title of overall winner during America’s largest competitive winter sports tour—the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix. Now deemed a World Cup event, athletes will be battling for qualification points towards the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
Mon Jan 7 - Sat Jan 12
Athletes will be competing in both halfpipe and slopestyle events in the recently-elevated FIS World Cup competition. The Grand Prix will also be the first Olympic qualifier for slopestyle with no restrictions for participants in the 2014 Winter Olympics.
The competition action kicks off on Wednesday, Jan. 9 at 8:30 a.m. with freeski halfpipe and snowboard slopestyle qualifiers and continues through the weekend with finals on Friday and Saturday.
For more information, link on the flyer below! Find a full schedule of athletic events here.
Please note that there will be limited access to the parks and pipe for the public during competition:
The Main Vain SuperPipe will be closed to the general public beginning Monday, January 7th through Saturday, January 12th and will reopen to the general public, Sunday, January 13th.
Jump 3 and the competition course in Copper Mountain’s Central Park terrain park will be closed to the public beginning Monday, January 7th through Saturday, January 12th. All lines & features in Central Park will reopen to the general public on Sunday, January 13th.
Other weekend activities
Waiting for Lightning, an inspirational story of skateboarder Danny Way, will be shown in the Conference Center at Copper Mountain on Friday, January 11th.
U.S. Grand Prix Closing Concert featuring Wild Belle with opening act Varlet will be performing on Saturday, January 12th. Doors open at 6:30pm at Jack's.