THE BEST IN THE WORLD ARE CONFIRMED FOR WHISTLER’S MONSTER SNOWBOARD EVENT!
Whistler, BC – April 14, 2009 –Grenade, a worldwide leader in action sports, and Monster Energy have joined forces to bring the Grenade Games to Canada. After 14 years of blowing minds, earlobes and livers, the TELUS World Ski and Snowboard Festival is rolling out the tie-dye carpet for a truly international all-star snowboard lineup. The royalty, the underdogs, heroes and villains, rookies and legends will converge at the confluence of mountain snow and Whistler Village bricks and mortar to compete in the unique Grenade Games snowboard event from April 20-26, 2009.
Traditionally the TELUS World Ski & Snowboard Festival has attracted high performance athletes but with the inclusion of Grenade Games the injection of incredibly credible talent is exceptional and a rarity at Canadian events. Athletes Danny Kass, Danny Davis, Iikka Backstrom, Hana Beaman, Jamie Anderson, Leanne Pelosi, and Marie-France Roy will be bringing their Olympic, X Games and US Open pedigrees to town. Access to this caliber of rider was possible through the collaboration of Monster Energy with the grass roots Grenade Games snowboard event. Monster Athletes Marc Frank Montoya, Louie Vito and Eero Neimela will be in town to throw down too, so get ready to bear witness.
Monster Energy and Grenade Gloves are ready to put the “EH” in the Gren(eh)de Games. There is the Poker Run, the Dual Slalom Moguls Event, Grenade Superpipe, mini ramp skate sessions, the soon to be legendary Monster Grand Finale, and nightly parties to consume each hour of each day. With so many events and so much talent and personalities on a geographic pinhead; the best week of the TELUS World Ski & Snowboard Festival is primed to go off like a… grenade. Visit www.MONSTERENERGY.ca
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Founded by two-time Olympic silver medalist Danny Kass, Grenade engineers action sports clothing and accessories. Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Grenade has expanded its signature glove line to become a world player in action sports gear. From snowboarding to skateboarding, motocross to super cross, the iconic Grenade logo is found on top athletes in nearly every action sport. Grenade combines industry expertise and passion for adventure to create cutting-edge designs that dominate. www.grenadegloves.com
Monster Energy supports the sport. Be it FSX, snocross, rally, insane distance jumping, MX, MotoGP, road racing, supermoto, off-road, FMX, skate, MTB, wake, mini bikes, surf, snow, BMX – name it – the athletes are rockin’ Monster Energy more than anything these days. Check out all the types – Original Monster Energy, Monster Lo-Carb, Monster Assault, Monster Khaos, Monster’s fruit juice hybrid dubbed “M-80,” the party-friendly MIXXD, the ground-breaking Java Monster premium coffee amp; cream drink line supercharged with our Monster Energy blend, along with the new Monster Energy “Hitman” energy shot. . Danny Kass digs ‘em – so will you. On the ‘Net at www.monsterarmy.com and www.monsterenergy.ca