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Ice Monster Banked Slalom at Marquette Mountain

CasualtiesBankedSlalomFinalWebCasualties in conjunction with Oakley Snowboarding are proud to present “The Ice Monster Banked Slalom” At Marquette Mountain in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula! Going down on Saturday January 25th, this event is taking Midwest snowboarding back to its roots! Before the days of 20 foot super pipes and 75 foot jumps, Snowboarders tested their metal against each other in what is referred to as a “Banked Slalom” Consisting of banked or bermed turns, rollers, and gates, the rider will be timed from the top of the course to the bottom. The fastest combined 2 Runs will take home the cash, $500 for first place Mens and $500 for first place Womens. Prizes will be awarded down to 5th place in both Mens and Womens class. THIS EVENT IS FREE! WE REPEAT, THIS EVENT IS FREE TO SIGN UP! ALL YOU NEED IS A VALID SEASON PASS TO MARQUETTE MOUNTAIN OR A VALID DAILY LIFT TICKET FOR THE DAY AND A HELMET! OFFICIAL RULES ARE POSTED BELOW!

– HELMETS ARE REQUIRED! NO EXCEPTIONS!

– MENS AND WOMENS OPEN CLASSES (NO AGE RESTRICTIONS ALTHOUGH IF YOU ARE UNDER 18 YOU MUST HAVE A PARENT OR GUARDIAN SIGN)

– REGISTRATION WILL BE HELD IN THE T-BAR FROM 9A.M.-10:30 A.M. (IF YOU CAN’T GET OUT OF BED BEFORE THEN TOUGH STUFF!)

– 10:30-11:30 COURSE INSPECTION FOR BOTH MENS AND WOMENS CLASS

– RIDERS MEETING AT 11:45 AT THE BOTTOM OF CHAIR 3

– THIS IS A TIMED EVENT! EACH RIDER WILL GET 2 RUNS. THE FASTEST COMBINED 2 RUNS WINS THE $$$$

– SNOWBOARD ONLY!

– ANY ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS PLEASE CONTACT US AT CASUALTIES (906)226-8484

THIS EVENT IS PROUDLY BROUGHT TO YOU BY THESE FINE SPONSORS-

CASUALTIES, OAKLEY, DC SHOE CO. USA, THIRTY TWO, RIDE SNOWBOARDS, THE INTERIOR PLAIN PROJECT, ROME SNOWBOARDS,

DOUBLE TROUBLE DJ’S AND MARQUETTE MOUNTAIN. PLEASE SUPPORT BRANDS THAT SUPPORT OUR LOCAL SNOWBOARDING SCENE!

Steez for the Cheez Rail Jam

Rail Jam setup at Marquette Mountain. $500 cash prize for male and female

Filmed//Edited by Mike Kvackay | mikekvackay.com

1st Place Male – Jake Moore

1st Place Female – Jessi Heuge

Thanks to Casualties Skate and Snow for putting on the Event.

The U.P.’s Official B-Team

Life on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula ain’t easy. According to out trusted friend the Rumorator, who recently returned from a pilgrimage to this somewhat foreign land, “It’s still cool for skiers to hate on ‘boarders’ up there. If it wasn’t for Obama, we would be the most hated people in the entire Upper Peninsula.” So keep that in mind and enjoy this edit from the The B-team, holding it down for the rest of us.

B-Team riders: Brad Grear, Gage Brogan, Brian Kroes, Ryan Curtin, Nate Wenzel, Jeremy Halka, Paul Goodrich
Filmed at: Marquette Mountain in Marquette, MI