SUPERGIRL SNOW PRO IN CONJUNCTION WITH COMMUNITY CUP
CONFIRMED AS ONLY ALL-WOMEN’S 5-STAR EVENT IN THE WORLD
NINE OF THE WORLD’S TOP TWELVE PROS TO COMPETE IN WORLD SNOWBOARD TOUR (WST) SANCTIONED CONTEST
Indialantic, FL (April 4, 2013) – The World Snowboard Tour (WST) today announced that it has granted elite 5-Star status to the Supergirl Snow Pro slope-style competition. The Supergirl Snow Pro, which has joined forces with the Community Cup, will be the only all-girls WST sanctioned 5-Star event in the world. The contest takes place at Breckenridge Ski Resort on Saturday, April 6 from 10a – 2p MST. Admission to the event is free.
The event will serve as a showcase for the best of women’s snowboarding in a contest completely designed by the riders. Nine of the top twelve ranked pros in the world will attend the event, including stars Kjersti Buaas, Sarka Pancochova, Silje Norendal, Enni Rukajarvi, Christy Prior, Silvia Mittermuller, Stefi Luxton, Jordie Karlinski and Ty Walker, as well as other big-names like Jenny Jones and Rebecca Torr.
“We are thrilled to be granted 5-Star status with the World Snowboard Tour,” said Rick Bratman, CEO of ASA Entertainment, the event’s production company. “The sanction from WST is recognition of the wonderful concept behind the event and a great next step in developing this as the premier female contest in the world. We are grateful to our partners, Warner Bros Consumer Products, Paul Mitchell, Warner Bros. Television’s Suburgatory, Kicker Audio, GoPro and Breckenridge Ski Resort, for helping to create this historic event.”
In addition to the best female snowboarders on the planet, the event will feature live music, ecology workshops and other female-inspired activities. The event supports eco-awareness and sustainability efforts through organizations like the Non-Toxic Revolution, Keep-A-Breast, Protect Our Winters, Plastic Pollution Coalition, 5Gyres and One Life.
This is the first event of the 2013 Supergirl Jam Series, the action sports industry’s only large-scale all-female competition and lifestyle series. Developed as a celebration of female empowerment, the Supergirl Jam Series features more than 150 top female pros competing in snowboarding, skateboarding and surfing as well as ‘girl-power’ activities at events held throughout the year.
The Supergirl Snow Pro in conjunction with the Community Cup will be broadcast nationally on Fox Sports Net (FSN) in the fall. For TV times and more detailed information on the event, please visit www.asaent.com/womenscontest.
Jennifer Chidester Megan Schachtebeck
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About ASA Entertainment:
Founded in 1994, ASA Entertainment Group, LLC is an action sports event, television and content production agency focused on creating and executing customized, turn-key marketing programs that range in scale from grassroots to global. ASA’s events, featuring skateboarding, freestyle BMX, inline skating, freestyle motocross, snowboarding, surfing and music, are broadcast domestically on eight networks (including CBS and Fox Sports Net), and distributed to more than 700 million HH globally via 30 international broadcast partners. ASA’s productions span the spectrum from large, international competitions such as the Action Sports World Tour, the World Championships of Freestyle Motocross, The Supergirl Jam Series and the ASA Big-Air Triples to amateur contests, lifestyle and branded entertainment events, demonstrations, exhibitions, school programs and mobile tours. After 18 years as a leader in action sports, ASA Entertainment regularly connects brands to consumers through its platform of premium action sports and lifestyle content. For more information, visit ASAentertainment.com.
About Breckenridge Ski Resort
With four huge peaks, 2,358 acres, five terrain parks, two halfpipes, eight bowls, the highest chairlift in North America, family-friendly terrain, and a world-class ski school, all situated above an authentic, hip mountain town with awe-inspiring views, there are good reasons why “Breck” is one of the most popular ski resorts in the Western Hemisphere. Renowned for the welcoming spirit and friendly character of their locals, with over 200 restaurants, bars, and shops, and numerous year-round activities & events, Breck embodies more than just a destination, inspiring a way of life. www.breckenridge.com.
About TTR Pro Snowboarding & World Snowboard Tour
TTR Pro Snowboarding is a non-profit organization that oversees a professional network of events and athletes. Our objective is to develop and showcase the sport of snowboarding while facilitating a fair and open competition environment that includes innovative judging and ranking systems. We encourage riders to develop from rookies into world-class athletes through our Star rating system. TTR Pro Snowboarding owns the World Snowboard Tour, the TTR World Ranking System and the World Championships of Snowboarding. The World Snowboard Tour includes Halfpipe, Slopestyle and Big Air events, and awards Championship titles in each discipline.
About Warner Bros. Consumer Products:
Warner Bros. Consumer Products, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, is one of the leading licensing and retail merchandising organizations in the world.
About DC Entertainment:
DC Entertainment, home to iconic brands DC Comics (Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, The Flash), Vertigo (Sandman, Fables) and MAD, is the creative division charged with strategically integrating its content across Warner Bros. Entertainment and Time Warner. DC Entertainment works in concert with many key Warner Bros. divisions to unleash its stories and characters across all media, including but not limited to film, television, consumer products, home entertainment and interactive games. Publishing thousands of comic books, graphic novels and magazines each year, DC Entertainment is the largest English-language publisher of comics in the world. In January 2012, DC Entertainment, in collaboration with Warner Bros. and Time Warner divisions, launched We Can Be Heroes—a giving campaign featuring the iconic Justice League super heroes—to raise awareness and funds to fight the hunger crisis in the Horn of Africa.
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