Slider Jam Event Press Release info below :
The Hood River SLIDER JAM
2009 Events Schedule
THURSDAY : DAY ONE
2pm - IPS “GAME OF SKATE” @ IPS Skate Shop
- Hosted by IPS Skate Shop
- The Game of SKATE is based on the basketball Game of HORSE. The first letter is "S", the second letter is "K", and so on, until "S-K-A-T-E" is spelled out, and that person is out of the game. If anyone misses, they get a letter, and so on. Registration at 2pm, Event starts at 3pm.
8pm – “RIDER APPRECIATION PARTY” @ Brian’s Pourhouse
- Hosted by 2nd Wind Sports/Naish Kiteboarding/IPS Skate Shop
- Slider Jam/Gorge Freeride Event Kickoff party to show our local love and appreciation for the travelling Pro kiters and skaters who are in Hood River specifically for these events. Great opportunity for riders and locals to hang out and have fun.
- Sponsored by NAISH , IPS Skate Shop and 2nd Wind Sports
FRIDAY : DAY TWO
All Day – “GORGE FREERIDE EVENT” @ HR Sandbar
- Hosted by The Slider Project/2nd Wind Sports
- All Day Photo and Video Shoot Freeride Event for Pro Kiteboarders only to ride on the newly created Slider Project Funboxes, Rails and Sliders. Handpicked photographers and videographers only on the immediate event premises and for pro level riders only on the water and sandbar obstacles. Not for newbies or pro-wannabees!
All Night – “HR SLIDER JAM PARTY” @ HR Sandbar
- Hosted by 2nd Wind Sports/Waterplay KiteBoard School/Slingshot/IPS Skate/The Slider Project/Monster
- 1 big assed dumptruck load of snow, one big rail, one big box, DJ, Live music byThe Surf Vipers, The Slingshot Party Tent, Tons of Free Shwag and a Rail Jam Competition to never be forgotten.
This is an all-night sandbar party hosted by 2nd Wind Sports and IPS Skate shop to help kick off our summer season of riding and sliding on wind, water, snow and pavement. Pro team guest appearances from DC, Grenade, IPS, Monster, Rossignol, Atomic, Surface and Line.
- Sponsors – 2nd Wind/IPS/Monster/Naish/Slingshot/Liquid Force/DC/Grenade/Dakine/Hyperflex/Smith
SATURDAY : DAY THREE
All Day – “CGKA KITE DEMO DAY” @ HR Sandbar
- Event status temporarily delayed due to event liability insurance and sandbar permit situation!
All Night – 2nd Wind “SUMMER SOLSTICE" Kite Movie Premiere Party w/ Live Music @ The River City Saloon
- Hosted by Ben Wilson/2nd Wind Sports/Slingshot
- World Movie Premiere Party for Ben Wilson’s new movie “COMING TOGETHER”. Live music all night with "THE HOLIDAY FRIENDS" preceding movie premiere.
Shwag and Prizes provided by Slingshot and Hyperflex .
$5cover/$10cover+raffle (fundraiser event for The Slider Project)
- Sponsors – 2nd Wind/Slingshot/Liquid Force/Hyperflex
SUNDAY : DAY FOUR
All Day – No Wind Alternate Day “DEMO DAY/GORGE FREERIDE ”
For more details or rider/photographer info: contact
2nd Wind Sports