Mountain Creek to Sponsor Platinum
Snowboarding Rail Jam To Be Held Tuesday, September 14th in Atlantic City,
Atlantic City, NJ (September 7, 2004, 2004) - Snow in September?
That's not the only thing in the forecast when professional and amateur
snowboarders converge on Atlantic City for the Platinum Snowboarding Rail
Jam on Tuesday, September 14, 2004.
Mountain Creek is pleased to sponsor this event, which will take place on
the steps of the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort in Atlantic City, New
Shawn Orrechio, founder of Terralogic Park Industries and the mastermind
behind Mountain Creek's own terrain parks will design and build a custom
rail on the steps descending to the Boardwalk near the Taj Mahal's
nightclub's outdoor VIP lounge, Star Bar. The competition will run from
8:00pm until 10:00pm, and the public is invited to attend this free
Snow Magic, a snow making company out of New Hampshire will
deliver two truckloads of snow to Atlantic City, and then the
Jib Lab crew will build a ramp and construct the rail.
This event marks the first time, the extreme sports of pro-snowboarding,
surfing and skateboarding will come together on the beach and Boardwalk in
Atlantic City. The Platinum Snowboarding Rail Jam will take place in
conjunction with the Rip Curl Dan Heritage Memorial Professional Surfing
Event, which runs September 16th through 19th in front of the Taj Mahal,
from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. each day. Sanctioned by the Association of
Surfing Professionals (ASP), this is a Three Star World-Qualifying Series
Event for the World Championship Tour. Additionally, professional skaters
will demonstrate their moves as part of the Red Bull Half-Pipe Skate Board
Demonstration, from Noon - 4:00 p.m. daily.
ABOUT MOUNTAIN CREEK
Located just 47 miles from New York City and owned by Intrawest, Mountain
Creek boasts state of the art snowmaking with skiing and riding on 46 trails
over four peaks accessible by recently upgraded lifts. A vertical of more
than 1,040 feet combined with a huge network of terrain parks, the region's
only Superpipe and world-class lodging facilities have quickly made Mountain
Creek the premier winter resort in the region. A true four-season
destination, Mountain Creek features summer family fun at Mountain Creek
Waterpark and Diablo Freeride downhill mountain biking park, as well
luxurious townhouse-style accommodations in Black Creek Sanctuary. The first
phase of the mountain village development, the Appalachian hotel, is
expected to open in the Spring of 2005, and as the master-planned village
grows look for additional lodging, retail, meeting and conference space.
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