Second Round of Confirmed Freeski Athletes And Schedule of Events Announced for the Winter Dew Tour’s Nike 6.0 Open at Breckenridge Ski Resort, Dec. 16-19, 2010

Godbout, Hunder, Wallisch, Brown, Sigourney Among Athletes Confirmed

Below is the second round of freeski athletes confirmed to compete at the first of three stops on the 2010-11 Winter Dew Tour – the Nike 6.0 Open at Breckenridge Ski Resort, Dec. 16-19, 2010. The Winter Dew Tour continues to be the leader in fostering new talent and will hold its Open Qualifiers at the Nike 6.0 Open in Breckenridge to allow spots for emerging talent on the Tour. New additions to the roster of pre-qualified* athletes are in bold along with new highlighted additions to the Open Qualifier field of athletes.

The full, final roster of athletes will be announced closer to the event.

Athlete registration for the 2010-11 Winter Dew Tour season is currently open and will remain open until December 1st at 5 p.m. CST. To register, please visit allisports.com/dew-tour/registration.

Pre-Qualified

Men’s Freeski Superpipe
Xavier Bertoni
Justin Dorey
Matt Duhamel
Simon Dumont
Banks Gilberti
Antti-Jussi Kemppainen
Dan Marion
Peter Olenick
Tucker Perkins
Mike Riddle
Jossi Wells
Colby West
Torin Yater-Wallace

Men’s Freeski Slopestyle
Elias Ambuhl
Anders Backe
Bobby Brown
Sammy Carlson
Philip Casabon
Ian Cosco
Charles Gagnier
Banks Gilberti
Alexis Godbout
Steffen Hamre
Elvis Eidsvold Harsheim
Andreas Håtveit
JF Houle
PK Hunder
Sean Jordan
TJ Schiller
Alex Schlopy
Tom Wallisch
Jossi Wells
McRae Williams

Open Qualifiers

Men’s Freeski Superpipe
Duncan Adams
Bobby Brown
JF Houle
Tom Wallish
Byron Wells

Men’s Freeski Slopestyle
Simon Dumont
Oscar Harlaut
Russ Henshaw
Matt Margetts
Jacob Wester

Women’s Freeski Superpipe
Keltie Hansen
Keri Herman
Anna Segal
Brita Sigourney
Angeli Vanlaanen

Women’s Freeski Slopestyle
Ashley Battersby
Keltie Hansen
Dara Howell
Anna Segal
Jessica Warll

* Athletes are pre-qualified based on their rankings at the end of the 2009-10 Winter Dew Tour season.

The Nike 6.0 Open schedule of events is as follows:

Thursday, December 16th – Festival Village Opens at 8:00am
3:00PM – 4:00PM Freeski Superpipe Women Prelims

Friday, December 17th – Festival Village Opens at 8:00am
10:00AM – 10:45AM       Snowboard Superpipe Women Prelims
10:30AM – 12:30PM       Freeski Slopestyle Men Prelims
11:05AM – 12:30PM       Snowboard Superpipe Men Prelims
2:00PM – 4:00PM Snowboard Slopestyle Men Prelims
2:30PM – 4:00PM Freeski Superpipe Men Prelims
7:00PM – 9:00PM Live Concert at Riverwalk

Saturday, December 18th – Festival Village Opens at 8:00am
9:00AM – 9:40AM Snowboard Superpipe Women Final
10:00AM – 11:00AM       Snowboard Superpipe Men Final
11:00AM – 12:00PM       Snowboard Slopestyle Women Prelims
12:00PM – 12:40PM       Freeski Superpipe Women Final
1:00PM – 2:00PM Freeski Superpipe Men Final
2:00PM – 3:30PM Freeski Slopestyle Women Prelims

Sunday, December 19th – Festival Village Opens at 8:00am
10:00AM – 10:40AM       Snowboard Slopestyle Women Final
11:00AM – 12:00PM       Snowboard Slopestyle Men Final
1:30PM – 2:10PM Freeski Slopestyle Women Final
2:30PM – 3:30PM Freeski Slopestyle Men Final

***SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE***

The complete 2010-11 Winter Dew Tour schedule is as follows:

Event                            Date            Location
Nike 6.0 Open                   Dec. 16-19      Breckenridge Ski Resort – Breckenridge, Colo.
Winter Dew Tour Killington      Jan. 20-23      Killington Resort – Killington, Vt.
Toyota Championships            Feb. 10-13      Snowbasin Resort – Ogden, Utah

Entering its third season, the top athletes in the world will take part in the 2010-11 Winter Dew Tour, all competing for the highly coveted Dew Cup that will be awarded at the Toyota Championship at Snowbasin Resort in Ogden, Utah. The 2009-10 Dew Cup champions include Andreas Hatveit (Freeski Slopestyle), Jossi Wells (Freeski Superpipe), Jamie Anderson (Women’s Snowboard Slopestyle), Sage Kotsenburg (Men’s Snowboard Slopestyle), Kaitlyn Farrington (Women’s Snowboard Superpipe), JJ Thomas (Men’s Snowboard Superpipe).