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Flow Snowboarding Presents Tailgate Alaska 2013

Flow Snowboarding to Return as Title Sponsor for Tailgate Alaska 2013

Flow Snowboarding will return as the title sponsor for the 10-day long festival of Flow’s Tailgate Alaska, the Flow World Freeriding Championships, and the Flow World Freeride Festival in Valdez, Alaska commencing March 29-April 7, 2013. Going into its sixth year, this event has become one of the most popular and respected experiences among the snowboard community.

Come March, Thompson Pass will be taken over by snowboarding’s most elite riders, its dedicated backcountry enthusiasts, and a good size portion of the shred industry as they congregate in the middle of the renowned Chugach range. Participants are able to access the mountains via helicopter, snowmobile and hiking in the terrain immediately surrounding the base-camp facility. When not taking deep turns in untouched powder, riders and skiers have the opportunity to partake in daily snow-science classes, roam around nightly beer gardens, along with other group activities provided by the organizers.

Dale Rehberg from Flow Snowboarding describes the distinctiveness of the festival, “Flow Tailgate Alaska is a special event that brings together the spirit of what snowboarding is. The people and the environment around the event is what snowboarding is all about and the location is somewhere everyone should aspire to ride at least once in their life.”

The number of tickets available to the public has been limited to 150 attendees. Event founder Mark Sullivan explains, “Our goal is to ensure deep, untracked powder for every participant. Limiting tickets will allow for fantastic snow conditions for everyone who makes it.”

Amidst the excitement of Flow Tailgate Alaska 2013 will be the Flow World Freeriding Championships that is a contest focused on big mountain riding in the marvelous peaks of the area. The Flow World Freeriding Championships are set to take place April 1-2, 2013.

Flow rider Mike Basich shares his enthusiasm towards the continued sponsorship of the event, “You’re never going to feel 100% ready for Alaska. Just go! Flow and the Tailgate crew will be there to welcome you for 2013!”

Tickets are on sale now. For more information check out www.tailgatealaska.com . Get yourself signed up and ready to ride some of the most amazing mountains in the World!

Tailgate AK Tickets on Sale Sept 14

Planning this far ahead sounds hard, but it would probably be worth it…

Valdez, Alaska – September 10, 2012 — Flow Tailgate Alaska will return to Thompson Pass next season from March 29 — April 7, 2013 for its sixth straight year. The event brings together dedicated recreational riders, professional athletes and the industry to ride the world’s best mountains and deepest snow. Participants access the mountains through helicopter services, snowmobiles, snowcats and by foot, while getting discounts on lodging, local amenities and terrain access. It’s no wonder Flow Tailgate Alaska has grown into one of the most popular wintersports events in the world.

This year, due to high demand by professional athletes and media, we will limit the number of tickets available to the public to 150. According to event founder Mark Sullivan, “Our goal is to ensure deep, untracked powder for every participant. Limiting tickets will ensure fantastic snow conditions for everyone who makes it.”

In addition to free snow science classes, an on-hand rescue crew, and a free daily beer garden, this season, each ticket includes a pair of limited-edition goggles built by Dye Snow with Flow Tailgate Alaska branding. “We are excited to work with Dye again to make a really high-end, functional goggle. Even better, every participant will get a pair.”

Tickets for the event will go on sale September 14th, and are expected to sell out rapidly.

Flow Tailgate Alaska also plays host to the Flow World Freeride Championship — which carries on the tradition of competition in pristine mountains and conditions, that ended in the 1990s. Set for April 1-2, 2013. Look for details soon. For more information, check out w w w.tailgatealaska.co m or contact
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