It would be a gross understatement to say we are excited about this news – Congratulations to both Copper Mountain and Jason George!
Press Release from COPPER MOUNTAIN: JASON GEORGE ACCEPTS NEW TERRAIN PARK MANAGER JOB WITH WOODWARD AT COPPER
Industry Veteran Stoked About New Appointment
Copper Mountain, CO…April 22, 2011…Woodward at Copper is super psyched to announce that Jason George has just accepted the position of Terrain Park Manager at Copper Mountain Resort. In this new role Jason will oversee all of Copper’s Terrain Parks and the Main Vein Superpipe, while working closely with the Woodward at Copper team to test the limits of all levels of progression for park and pipe riders through our parks, pipes and variety of competitions and events. Jason will also be working on the off-mountain initiatives (The Barn, Summer Camps, The Cage), with the ultimate goal being one cohesive unit and a smooth transition from the Barn to the mountain.
Wanna know why we are so psyched? Prior to accepting this position, Jason served as the Terrain Park Manager with Keystone Resort, garnering many industry awards and hosting some of the biggest events in snowboarding. Some of the awards bestowed upon Jason include, but are not limited to: winning the Team Shootout, hosting The Launch, hosting Miss Superpark, garnering a #2 ranking by Transworld Snowboarding (2 years running), as well as #1 Rails by Freeskier Magazine, and has pulled multiple magazine covers in the most noted snowboard and ski publications.
“I am so hyped about this opportunity and to be a part of this amazing team,” says Jason George, Copper’s newly-appointed Terrain Park Manager. “I really look forward to taking Copper to the next level, especially to help progress the terrain parks and freestyle terrain in conjunction with with the amazing things Woodward at Copper is doing.”
“We are very excited to have Jason on board to continue evolving Copper’s Parks and Pipes,” says Ben Brown, Director of Woodward at Copper. “Having Jason join the team will continue to leverage the best builders from Copper with the innovation and programs commonly seen from the minds of Woodward at Copper. This move continues to show Copper’s commitment to terrain parks/pipes, Woodward at Copper and it shows that this is the place for every level of shredder to progress, from Olympic hopefuls to local rippers.” Please join the entire Woodward at Copper staff and the Copper Community in extending a heartfelt welcome to Jason. Jason can be reached via email at JGeorge@coppercolorado.com.
About Woodward at Copper
Woodward at Copper is possibly the raddest place on the planet. Some even call it the premier trick-stomping playground in the world. It features The Barn, a 19,400 sq. ft. comprehensive ski and snowboard freestyle training facility complete with indoor artificial snow jumps, jib lines, foam pits, skate features and Olympic fly-bed trampolines, offering indoor and outdoor training programs where you can learn tricks in the Barn and take them on snow the same day. In the winter, Woodward at Copper offers Winter Camp Days, The Park Rats Seasonal Program, One Hit Wonder, Drop-In, Skate-only and Private Sessions. In the summer, week-long overnight camps are also offered. For a virtual tour of The Barn, program details, videos, pictures and much more, visit http://www.WoodwardatCopper.com.