March 8-12 – North American Freeride Championships, Kirkwood: Approximately 150 fo the most extreme skiers and snowboarders from throughout North America hit Kirkwood’s famed steeps. The event is the qualifier for the World Cup of Extreme Freeskiing. (970) 349-1939
March 10 – Expression Sessions Halfpipe, Boreal Mountain Playground: Boreal’s low-key freestyle contests continue. (530) 426-3666
March 10-12 – Mount Gay Barbados Challenge, Squaw Valley USA: (530) 583-6985
March 12 – Arrowhead Winterfest 2000, Sierra-at-Tahoe: Winterfest includes recreational races, music, giveaways. (530) 659-7453
March 12 – Sundays in the Park Slopestyle, Sugar Bowl: Helmets necessary for Sunday series. (530) 426-6767
March 13-17 – College Week I, Squaw Valley USA: (530) 583-6985
March 17 – Expression Sessions Triple Jump, Boreal Mountain Playground: Boreal’s final freestyle session. (530) 426-3666
March 18 – Bud Light Ladies Day 2000, Mount Rose: Drag racing takes on new meaning in the fifth annual running of Mount Rose’s annual gender-bender ski day. Guys sporting tacky dresses and cheap hairdos compete in the drag race and Beauty and the Beast contest. (775) 849-0704
March 19 – KidsCross, Sierra-at-Tahoe: Snowboard and skier crosses for athletes ages 4-15 is free with the purchase of a lift ticket. (530) 659-7453
March 20-24 – College Week II, Squaw Valley USA: (530) 583-6985
March 25 – Palmer Boardercross, Boreal Mountain Playground: Registration costs $5, and takes place from 3:30-4:45 p.m. in the cafeteria. Helmets required. Bands and awards follow. (530) 426-3666
March 26 – Tour d’Euer, Tahoe Donner Cross Country: This family-oriented tour takes skiers through the magnificent Euer Valley from the Tahoe Donner XC Center. (530) 587-9484
April 1 – Dummy Downhill, Mount Rose: Mt. Rose welcomes unique creations of all proportion for speed runs. (775) 849-0704
April 8-9 – Skiercross World Championships, Squaw Valley USA: Competitors hit Squaw’s famous gates, banks and tabletops for a frozen, two-planking version of motocross. The event is a pre-qualifer for the ESPN Winter X Games. (530) 583-6985
April 9-23 – Wayne Wong World Hot Dog Skiing Festival and Championships, Alpine Meadows: Watch Wayne Wong and other freestyle ski gurus from the 1970s show off moves like the Slow Dog Noodle, Classic Worm Turns and Space Walks for the crowd. (530) 583-4232
April 17-25 – Kirkwood Jammin’ VII: Kirkwood celebrates spring break with contests, music and specials. Festivities include the notorious pond-skimming competition. (209) 258-6000
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