In 1984 Breck became Colorado’s first major resort to allow snowboarding , 1985 Breck hosted the first ever Swatch World Snowboarding Championships. As a part of this year’s Breck Spring Fever celebration and to commemorate Breck’s 50th Anniversary, the Rockstar Throwback Throwdown celebrates the progression of snowboarding. This Saturday, guests will witness a legendary competition as pro-athletes take on the Freeway Super Pipe, the longest in the world, and then a specially constructed 6-foot mini-pipe that is an exact replica of the first ever halfpipe built at Breck in 1985. Participating athletes include: Breckenridge Team Riders, Zack Black, Brett Esser, Jake Black, Steve Fisher, Mike Campbell, Silvia Mittermuller, Leslie Glenn, and Rebecca Torr. Other riders include, Luke Mitrani, Danny Davis and Chad Otterstrom.
About Vail Resorts
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading mountain resort operator in the United States. The Company's subsidiaries operate the mountain resort properties of Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone mountain resorts in Colorado, and the Heavenly Ski Resort and Northstar California in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada, and the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The Company's subsidiary, RockResorts, a luxury resort property and hotel company, manages casually elegant properties. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning, development and construction subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN). The Vail Resorts company website is www.vailresorts.com and consumer website is www.snow.com.