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North Face Open

North Face Open

Come out and watch some of the best free skiers in the world as they ascend on Whistler for the North Face Park and Pipe Open. The 4 day event is in town from January 14 - 17.

The competition pits the some of the best free riders in the world against each other in a number of events including slopestyle, halfpipe, big air, and rail jam skiing contests.

With over $55,000 in prizes up for grabs this event is sure to be a knock out. One of the cool aspects of the Park and Pipe Open is the fact that it's qualifiers are open to the public. This means that anyone could walk off the street and go through the qualifiers and make it to the finals. Whistler is sure to be represented with the amazing crop of young skiers it houses so will one of our local boys take down a title this year?

The competition kicks off this Monday but two big events men and women's park finals and pipe finals don't begin until Wednesday and Thursday.

Check out the complete schedule below

Tuesday, January 15
10:45 - 12PM: Men's Park Qualifier Heat 1
12:30 - 1:45PM: Men's Park Qualifier Heat 1

Wednesday, January 16
11 - 12PM: Women's Park Finals
1 - 2:30PM: Men's Park Finals
3:30PM: Awards - The North Face Store, Main Street, Whistler Village

Thursday, January 17
10:45 - 12:30PM: Men's Pipe Qualifier
1:30PM: Men's Pipe Finals
3:30PM: Awards - The North Face Store, Main Street, Whistler Village

Check out a Trailer for the Park and Pipe Open


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Photo Credits Skier: Dan Car

Posted by on Friday, January 11, 2013