February 13, 2012, (Truckee, CA) — Squaw Valley USA (Olympic Valley, CA) and the High Fives Non-Profit Foundation (Truckee, CA) will host, “Perfect CR Day” Friday, February 24, 2012. Join us for a day celebrating beloved freeskier and Truckee/Tahoe local CR Johnson.
The CR Johnson Healing Center, High Fives Non-Profit Foundation, 4FRNT Skis, Discrete Headwear, Smith Sport Optics, Squaw Valley USA, Mamasake Squaw and Fireside Pizza present the “Perfect CR Day.” February 24, 2012 (two years to the day, from the tragic loss of our friend and hero, CR Johnson) friends, family and fans will unite in Tahoe to celebrate CR Johnson and have the Perfect CR Day. We look forward to the entire ski community joining us!
“Skiing with CR was always the most relaxed, yet progressive riding I have ever had the opportunity to do. To carry his legacy on with friends and family on the CR Perfect Day is awesome. I am stoked to see everyone out on the hill shredding hard for CR.” - Mat Jackson a good friend and skiing partner of CR's.
9am: Meet at Wildflour Baking Co. - Olympic House, Squaw Valley USA
• "Oh Buddy” cookies will be on sale. All proceeds to CR Johnson Healing Center – High Fives Non-Profit Foundation
• First 40 skiers to arrive will receive a CR Johnson Discrete hat.
10am: Ski/Watch Rahlves’ Banzai Finals - Load lifts for skiing at Squaw Valley USA or Load Shuttle to Alpine to Cheer on the Banzai.
3-4pm: Lunch - Meet at Mamasake (Village at Squaw Valley USA)
• “Reign Supreme” roll and beer special with proceeds from the hour to CR Johnson Healing Center – High Fives Non-Profit Foundation)
6-8pm: Dinner - Meet at Fireside Restaurant in (Village at Squaw Valley USA) for dinner/drinks and music from DJ One Truest.
• Food and drink specials with proceeds to CR Johnson Healing Center – High Fives Non-Profit Foundation
About the High Fives Non-Profit Foundation:
High Fives Non-Profit Foundation is a Tahoe-based 501.c.3 non-profit organization dedicated to raising money and awareness for athletes who have suffered a life-altering injury while pursuing their dream in the winter action sports community. For more information, check out http://www.highfivesfoundation.org
About the CR Johnson Healing Center:
On August 10th, 2011, the High Fives Non-Profit Foundation opened the CR Johnson Healing Center as a program service to commemorate the professional skier and beloved Truckee resident’s birthday. The Healing Center will provide High Fives – Highlighted Athletes with a space in which they can continue to work toward their goals in a private, “no questions asked” facility. For more information, check out http://www.crjohnson.org