$30,000 Cholula Triple Air Presented by Monster Energy

The $30,000 Cholula Triple Air presented by Monster Energy returns to Mountain High this Saturday, February 5th, for the 13th straight year. Skiers like Gus Kenworthy, Alex Bellemare, Ben Moxham, and Spencer Milbocker are set to do battle for 1st place and $10,000 cash. This is Mountain High's largest competition of the year and one hundred and fifty of the best snowboarders in the North America will be competing The event takes place on Lower Chisolm at Mountain High’s West Resort and includes three professional caliber jumps ranging from 40 to 60 feet.

This is an open event but space is limited so competitors are encouraged to register online now at http://www.mthigh.com/events/tripleair10.html. Below is the complete lowdown with all the event details including the prize purse breakdown. Don’t miss Mountain High’s richest single-day event, the $30,000 Cholula Triple Air…an event that is as great for spectators as it is for competitors.


Contest Dates: Friday February 4th & Saturday February 5th, 2011

Practice: (A Full Day of Practice) Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Additional Practice: Saturday 8:30 to 9:00 a.m.

Registration Times: Friday 7:30 to 12:00 p.m. and Saturday 7:00 to 9:00 a.m.

Rider's Meeting: Saturday 10 a.m.

Competition: Saturday 10:15 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.


Online Registration: Open Starting Friday January 7, 2011

REGISTER NOW: http://www.mthigh.com/events/tripleair10.html

Rider Cap: 150

Fee: $150 Men's ($125 Women's & Ski)

Includes: 2-day Lift Passes (February 4th & 5th)

Location: Mountain High West Resort in the Big Pines Lodge.


Location: Mountain High West Resort (Lower Chisolm)

Course: Three 40 to 60 foot jumps in a row.

Divisions: Open Snowboard Men's, Open Snowboard Women's, Open Skier

Format: Two runs judged on best run. The top 10 from the qualifiers advance to the finals for another best of two runs.

Sponsors: Monster, Cholula, Jarritos, Powder&Sun, Vans, USASA, Wahoos, and Continuous.

Cash Purse Breakdown:

Open Snowboard Men's:

1st - $10,000

2nd - $7,000

3rd - $3,500

4th - $1,500

5th - $750

6th - $500

7th - $300

8th - $250

9th - $200

10th - $150

Open Snowboard Women's:

1st - $2,000

2nd - $1,000

3rd - $500

4th - $250

5th - $150

Open Ski:

1st - $5,000

2nd - $2,000

3rd - $1,000

4th - $500

5th - $150

Mountain High is Southern California’s closest winter resort located just an hour and a half from Los Angeles and Orange County. The area consists of three separate mountains (Mountain High East, West, and North), and offers a wide variety of lifts and trails, two world-class terrain parks, an outstanding Winter Sports School, and the region’s largest tubing area. Snowmaking covers more than 80% of the mountain delivering consistent snow conditions from November through April, and night riding is available Wed - Sun until 10pm. Mountain High is traditionally the first resort in Southern California to open each season and a proud member of the Sustainable Slopes environmental program. Get more at mthigh.com.