Mammoth's West Coast Invitational Returns


April 3, 2006

MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN, CA - (News Release) - Skiing and snowboarding's best riders will gather at Mammoth Mountain for a weekend of unique contests under the springtime sun at the 5th Annual West Coast Invitational, May 5 - 6, 2006.

The events kick off with the Fiesta de la Pipa on Cinco de Mayo. The inaugural halfpipe event will feature the talents of 20 pro snowboarders including Mammoth team riders and Olympians Danny Kass and Mason Aguirre, as well as Kelly Clark, Molly Aguirre, Mercedes Nicoll, JJ Thomas, Scotty Arnold, Peter Line and many more. There will also be an on-snow demo event at Main Lodge featuring products from outlets including VANS and Quicksilver.

The action continues on Saturday with the fourth annual Orage Masters freeskiing event. The Orage Masters has been voted "Best Spring Party" two years in a row by Freeskier Magazine. Skiers will be taking on a specifically designed course in an exhibition style competition.

On Saturday night, the Unbound crew will bring the terrain park to the Village for the urban WCI Rail Jam. The invitation-only field will compete for $10,000 dollars in cash at this standing-room only event in the Village under the lights. Last year's champion Mike Casanova is back this year, but he'll have to take on the likes of last year's runner-up Eddie Wall as well as Danny Kass, Marc Frank Montoya, Bjorn Leines and more.

Stay at Mammoth during Spring Fest and save with the Spring Fest lodging package. Prices start as low as $82 per person, per night and include two adult lift tickets with each night stayed. Restrictions apply, log on to for all the details.

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