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News: Second Annual Smash Life! Banked Slalom Jan. 6 At Big Sky

The second annual Smash Life! Banked Slalom snowboard race is once again taking place at Big Sky Resort in Montana on Saturday January 6th celebrating the life of Aaron Robinson.  Last years race had close to 100 riders and raised over $1800 for the Aaron Robinson Plant-A-Seed Project.

Aaron Robinson was a two-time winner of the North Face Masters of Snowboarding Tour, one of the best freeriders on the planet and friend to everyone on snow.  Aaron’s time with us was cut short after a snowboard accident in Chile that took his life in the summer of 2011.

Smash Life! Banked Slalom

Details on the Smash Life! Banked Slalom are as follows:

Date:
January 6th, 2012

Cost:

$10 pre registration (emailsmashlifebankedslalom@gmail.com)
$15 day-of registration
Discounted Lift Tickets will be available to riders.

Registration:
From 7:30am-9:00am at the Mountain Mall

Contest Start Time:
10:00am Top of the Triple Chair

Divisions:
Groms: 13 & Under
Youth: 14 -17
Adult: 18 -39
Masters: 40+

Why:
Come out for a fun day of shredding, lots of high fives and mandatory smiles, Proceeds go to the Aaron Robinson Plant a Seed Foundation

Heading to Montana for your next ski or snowboard vacation, buy your lift tickets in advance and save big.

Click Here for Montana Lift Ticket Deals.

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