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U.S. Champion Alpine Snowboarders Launch America's Snowboard Team®

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Professional snowboarders establish the country’s first, independent snowboard training organization with the aim to secure spots on Team USA and contend for medals at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Games

(ASPEN, Colo., August 13, 2009) – In an unprecedented initiative, a newly-formed independent group of Champion alpine snowboarders announced today the launch of America’s Snowboard Team® (AST). AST is the first independent, professional snowboard team in the United States created by athletes for athletes. Their mission is to raise the profile of alpine snowboarding and provide a premier training environment for Olympic hopefuls to qualify, and ultimately medal, at the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver, B.C.


PacSun USASA 2009-2010 Team Announced


South Lake Tahoe, Calif. – May 19, 2009 – PacSun and USASA are pleased to announce their 2009-10 snowboard team. 20 of the best US athletes from around the country have been selected to be a part of this grassroots snowboarding team. Athletes were selected based on their performance at the USASA National Championships as well as other major North American snowboard events. These up and comers represent all competitive disciplines including Alpine racing, BoarderCross, Slopestyle, and Halfpipe. Team members will compete this upcoming year in events around the world, some are even making a bid for the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic games. USASA Executive Director Jason Toutolmin comments "It’s great to be in a position with our partners to make a difference in the athletic careers of these very talented young riders... We will be hearing a lot from them in the near future."


Mitsubishi Motors and USASA Announce Partnership



South Lake Tahoe, Calif. – March 24, 2009 – United States of America Snowboard Association “USASA” and Mitsubishi Motors North America agreed to a partnership that recognizes Mitsubishi as the “Official Vehicle” for the 2009 USASA Nationals and 2009/2010 regional series. The Nationals will be held at Copper Mountain, Colorado, April 6 - 10, and is expected to attract more than 1,600 competitors and 10,000 spectators...


USASA and Monster Energy Agree to Official Beverage Category



South Lake Tahoe, Calif. – March 9, 2009 – United States America Snowboard Association and Monster Energy announced today that the two brands have reached a multi-year deal.

The 2009 USASA Nationals will be held at Copper Mountain, CO on April 6th-10th.The attendance expected to be over 1600 competitors and 10,000 spectators. In addition, the USASA Regional's season begins in November 2009 at 33 regions , and over 100 resorts and 500 events throughout the US.

"Monster Energy is very excited and proud to be a sponsor of the USASA. Our major initiative is to be involved with snowboarding on a developmental and grassroots level. We would like to be infused in snowboarding and give back to the sport...


Girl Powder Casting Call

Press Release, January 1st, 2009 (South Lake Tahoe, CA)

GIRL POWDER® and a Los Angeles Reality TV Producer are looking for young women ages 16-25, who are snowboarders and/or skiers that play hard and also work hard for a pilot.  Do you want to be a pro snowboarder or skier?  Or are you already on your way to becoming top of your sport - maybe you are competing in the 2010 Olympics?  We want to hear from you!


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