Squaw Valley USA and Porters Present a Night of Snowboard Film Premieres, Music, and Charity
VIDEOGRASS AND BOZWRECK 3000 PREMIERE AT THE OLYMPIC VILLAGE LODGE ON SEPTEMBER 26
With the donation of gently used winter jacket or snow pants, get ½ price admission and 20% off coupon to Porters
[Squaw Valley USA] September 18, 2009 – The anticipated 2009 snowboard film VIDEOGRASS is premiering at the Olympic Village Lodge in Squaw Valley on Saturday, September 26. A special showing of BozWreck 3000 and a live performance by The Fiz will follow. Admission for the premiere is $10, or $5 with the donation of a gently used winter jacket or snow pants. Donated winter outerwear articles benefit families in need in the Tahoe Truckee community through the Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation’s “Community Christmas” program. The VIDEOGRASS Premiere is at the Olympic Village Lodge in Squaw Valley. Doors open at 7 pm and the show starts at 8 pm. Tickets are $10 at the door. However, premiere-goers who donate a winter outerwear item (snowboard jacket or pants) receive ½ off admission and a 20% off Porters coupon. Winter Outerwear items must be clean and in good condition. All donated items benefit families in need in the Tahoe-Truckee Community. Following the showings of VIDEOGRASS and BozWreck 3000, the 21 & up crew can stick around for live music with The Fiz. The Fiz is frontman-ed by Squaw Valley pro snowboarder Eric Messier, who also has a segment in VIDEOGRASS. The cash bar during the film and after-party are 21 & up only. All premiere-goers who want to drink at the bar during the film and stay for the after-party must be 21+ and have valid I.D. In a sea of cable cams and helicopter filming in videos today, VIDEOGRASS was formed to focus on raw snowboarding, real personality, and progression. When iconic pro shredders Mikey LeBlanc, Nima Jalali and Darrell Mathes started VIDEOGRASS they hand-picked their wish list of pros and ams, regardless of sponsors or money. The result is a snowboard film that takes the phony out of snowboarding! VIDEOGRASS features the undeniable talent of Darrell Mathes, Eric Messier, Keegan Vailaka, Aaron Bitner, Laurent Nicolas Pauquin (aka. LNP), Luis Paradise, Nick Dirks, Jonas Michilot, Ben Bilouq, Justin Bennee, Nico Droz, Jordan Mendenhal, Jake Olson-Elm, Desiree Melancon, Laura Hadar and Mikey LeBlanc. VIDEOGRASS sponsors include Ashbury, Holden, Coal, Bonfire, Skullcandy, Ride Snowboards, Vans, Airblaster, Nike Snowboarding, High Cascade, OnBoard Magazine, DC, Snowboarder Magazine, The Commune, and Salomon Snowboards. The teaser for VIDEOGRASS can be viewed at videograss.com/2009/07/18/videograss-teaser/ . Squaw Valley USA is scheduled to open for its 60th winter season on November 21, 2009. The most up-to- operation and event schedules, season pass information and live mountain cams are available on www.squaw.com . For Great Lodging Specials Call 866-366-7261
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