Wet & Wild Competition at Red Bull SlopeSoakers 2014

Posted: May 6, 2014 by kirisyko in Skiing, Snowboarding, Winter

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20140505-173934.jpg Red Bull cranked up the stoke on the traditional pond skim event by adding floating rails, huge kickers and glacial blue pools. A rowdy crew of nearly 100 skiers and snowboards showed up and pulled gnarly tricks in competing for prize money, swag and glory. 20140505-173845.jpg
Costumed competitors carved slopes and skimmed ponds in the 2014 Red Bull SlopeSoakers. 93 registrants converged at Copper Mountain to compete in this year’s pond skim inspired rail jam. 20140505-173940.jpg
The three tiered course featured four pools and a obstacles ranging from wall slides to floating rails. Wearing crazy costumes and day-glow throwback swag, competitors launched themselves into wicked spins and flips. 20140505-173949.jpg
One competitor from the nearby town of Breckenridge, said that both the course and the tricks that people were attempting to pull off the features were way more intense than in previous years. Another competitor from Dylan, Colorado said the course, “was absurd, the…

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