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Treble Cone, Wanaka NZ - Triple BASE Comp - Expression Session, Banked Slalom and Downhill all in one day

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Triple BASE Comp - Expression Session, Banked Slalom and Downhill all in one day

LAKE WANAKA, New Zealand (July 11, 2011) The legendary Triple BASE competition returns to Treble Cone this Saturday 16 July testing the mountains boarders and skiers to three thrilling events packed into one day crowning the King and Queen of the mountain 2011.

This thrilling and well established competition is back with a bang after an intermittent couple of seasons, and is sure to entertain as riders test their skills, creativity, speed and precision over three varied events.

The day kick starts with the iconic fast paced and action packed POW Banked Slalom which will see riders thundering down the Gunbarrel’s steep banked natural turns battling it out for top scorings. Running concurrently is the fun packed Rossignol Expression Session offering skiers and snowboarders a chance to show off their skills and creativity over a section of natural terrain.

The afternoon’s Bern Downhill event in the Powder Bowl will test athletes speed and technical expertise over fast steep terrain. This event is sure to see some spills and thrills as competitors race through Powder bowl.

“This is a fantastic event which showcases Treble Cone’s true diversity of terrain and is designed for all levels of local skiers and boarders to enjoy. With all this new snow, we’re super excited for a huge day at Treble Cone”, said Brent Harridge, Managing Director of BASE Wanaka.

All skiers and boarders will compete on the same courses with the best run or score for each event counting.

A great prize pool including a pair of skis and a snowboard will be up for grabs at the off mountain prize giving at 5.30pm at Mint Bar in Wanaka with an after party to follow.

Please note that places may be limited, it is advised that entrants register online to avoid disappointment. Space permitting, entries can also be made on hill from 9am on event day.

For further information visit www.treblecone.com

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Anna McConville – EveNZ Consultancy

T: +64 3 443 2700

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