2008 Salomon Jib Academy Registration is Live!The Highly Anticipated Season Two of the Popular Youth Slopestyle Program Kicks off the New Year With Online Registration for CompetitorsOgden, UT—January 2, 2007—Today, January 2nd, the Salomon Jib Academy has opened its registration for all of its 2008 competition stops in the US. Registration is free of charge and spots are limited to 100 participants per stop. Prospective participants can visit http://www.salomonjibacademy.com to register for their spot in the competition. The free event gives young athletes an opportunity to boot up and ski with their heroes. Kids around the world will meet to ski for a day in small groups with Salomon 's biggest athletes. Equipped with tips from the pros, each group will nominate one youth skier to compete in that stop’s 2008 Jib Academy Competition at the end of the day. The voting is peer-judged. One participant from each stop in the U.S. competition will advance to the finals at Mammoth Mountain, California, based on his/her style, talent, positive attitude and sportsmanship.The 2008 Salomon Jib Academy’s United States locations and dates are: February 23rd: Appalachian Ski Mountain, North Carolina http://www.appterrainpark.comMarch 1st: Spirit Mountain, Minnesota http://www.spiritmt.comMarch 8th: Sno Mountain, Pennsylvania http://www.snomtn.comMarch 29th: Mt. Hood Meadows, Oregon http://www.skihood.com Winners from each competition in the U.S. and from Salomon Jib Academy stops around the globe will earn an all-expense-paid trip to Mammoth Mountain in California in May for the Salomon Jib Academy finals. The latest Salomon Freeski TV episode gives a first-hand look at the finals, which includes a week of skiing and hanging out with Salomon’s world-famous freeski team. Check it out and enjoy under "Freeski TV" on the left. Remember to sign up now for the Jib Academy in your area and this could be you tearing up Mammoth in 2008!http://www.salomonjibacademy.comwww.salomonfreeski.com