Also known as a freeride rally, and more predominantly called the Snowkite Masters... and as of the last couple years it's evolved into the US Open Nationals for Kiter -Cross.
That's right, the biggest party of the year (meaning lots of like-minded friends gathered together to celebrate a common cause)... will go down at Skyline February 27-March 1st.
Find the basic details here: www.SnowkiteMasters.com
In general, its a freeride event and every one is invited to participate in any way they choose.... at no cost. Ride with some of the country's (and world's) leading kiters, watch from the side lines, or just join in the revelry and debauchery that can often erupt when kiters converge. Invite your friends to attend the intro to kiting clinics, while you get involved in some of the more advanced topics that will be covered. Or just come to party at the 'smoke-free' Triangle Lounge with special guest DJ Ollie G, as he kicks out some of the hottest wind inspired sounds.
For those seeking fame and fortune, entering the Kiter Cross races is your way. The first 40 registrants will receive a Heli Pro pack from Dakine along with an SKM Hoody (a $100 value) and a KW mag. Simply fill out the registration form online and submit your $50 entry fee and you will be eligible to race Friday and Saturday. The
Ozone designer, Rob Whittall crosses the finish line last year
money goes into a cash purse for the race winners...along with other fabulous prizes.
This year the Skyline Snowkite Masters has grown in many ways, and the organisers are happy to announce that many more supporting brands will be on hand to share their stoke for snowkiting. In addition to the love from Dakine, Pistil, Ozone, Ska and more and there will have even more energy from Rossignol, Mystic, Flysurfer, HQ, Best and Rhodes Rolls (hot n fresh cinnamon rolls before the races, yeah!)
For the photographers out there, get involved and be a part of the action. On Saturday there will be a prize for the best photo from the weekend. Kiters are encouraged to team up with the lens and bust-a-move. But for the real deal, you'll have to ask a snowkiter that has experienced an SKM and shared in the positive vibe that grows from these core industry events.
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