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Friday, January 25, 2008

Powder Mountain to Host Superfly Snowkiting Competition

The 2008 Superfly Snowkiting event will take place at Powder Mountain Ski Resort, Ski Utah reports in this news release. Below are excerpts.

Kiteboarding is the generic term for any sport where a colorful kite is strapped to an athlete on surfboard, snowboard, skis, skateboard, etc. Those addicted to snow sports, or anyone who enjoys colorful displays of talent, will love watching or participating in the 2008 Superfly Snowkiting Competition at Powder Mountain February 8 – 10. If you’ve ever watched the colorful beauty of hot air balloons launching, imagine the basket on a pair of skis or snowboard ripping across the horizon, and you’ll have some inkling of the intrigue of this sport. It’s colorful, it’s dynamic, and it’s COOL! Charge up your cameras and video recorders and head on up to Powder Mountain!

This is the first time a competition of this type has been hosted in Northern Utah, and is testimony to Powder Mountain’s commitment to becoming Utah’s primo destination for Snowkiting. They are the only ski area in Utah that offers a specific day pass for snow kiters, which provides access to the Sunrise Poma lift that accesses ideal terrain and winds for Snowkiting.

Read the complete news release.

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