As the Freeskiing World Tour was making its third stop of the year last Saturday at Squaw Valley, some East Coast hopefuls at
The second stop on the tour gets under way Saturday at Sugarbush during the Castlerock Extreme Challenge.
Individuals are welcome to register for each of the three remaining events (Jay Peak's IFSA Extreme Competition will be March 20-21 and the final will be held at Mad River Glen's Unconventional Terrain Competition on March 27) which also include additional cash and various other prizes (the shot ski awarded to Derek Pearson, winner of last weekend's Black Magic Extreme Challenge, was put to immediate use).
For more information, and to find out how you can register, visit the Ski the East web site.
Eric Wilbur is a lifelong recreational skier who spends most of his winter and spring in the mountains of New England. He does not ski in jeans. You can read more of Eric's work here.
Heather Burke is an award winning ski journalist with over a decade of ski news coverage. As a former ski instructor and a ski parent, she knows the ski biz from the inside out. She and her family visit New England ski resorts, as well as the West and Canada, to report on the latest trends and their best family finds. Her husband Greg takes all the accompanying photos, and their work can be seen at www.familyskitrips.com and www.luxuryskitrips.com.