Marking half-a-dozen years of slopestyle goodness, Salomon Jib Academy has announced its schedule for 2012. Five ski areas in the U.S. and Canada will host young athletes in one of the sport’s most coveted opportunities to learn from Salomon pros and compete for the chance to attend a week-long dream session at the Salomon Jib Academy North American Finals at Mammoth Mountain Resort in May 2012.

Internationally known as an unforgettable series of slopestyle contests for athletes 16 and younger, the program is free to enter and includes lunch, giveaways and a full day of shredding with Salomon pro coaches, which include Bobby Brown, Nick Martini, Alexi Godbout and more! 

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“Jib academy was a huge opportunity for me, and helped start my ski career. Now being able to go to the events and coach kids is awesome," says Salomon pro skier and first-ever Jib Academy winner Nick Martini.”

Salomon Jib Academy Season Six North American tour dates and locations include:

Killington Mountain Resort, Vermont – February 25th

Blue Mountain, Ontario – March 3rd   

Saint Bruno, Quebec – March 10th

Silver Star, British Columbia – March 18th

Snowbasin, Utah – March 24th

Mammoth Mountain, Calforinia – May 2012 (Finals - Invite Only)

Photo by Matt Stauble

Registration is now open on the new Salomon Jib Academy website at, but space is limited, so get on it before it's too late!

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