The Buckle Up Big Air slopestyle event, in remembrance of Sierra Resort team rider, Greg Taylor Smith, is held annually to honor Greg's memory with a fun day on the slopes, his favorite. This local's-favorite not only spreads good vibes throughout the day, but also raises awareness about seat belt safety and the ever-present need to buckle up whenever you're in a car.
Registration takes place in the Aspen Cafè at 7:15 a.m. Practice starts at 8:30 a.m. and the competition/rider's meeting begins at 10:30 a.m.
The 45 minute jams are judged on creativity and style:
10:45 a.m - 11:30 a.m. - 15 & under Snowboard/Ski Jam
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. - 16 & over Snowboard/Ski Jam
12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Women Snowboard/Ski Jam
1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. - Open Snowboard Jam
1:45 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. - Open Ski Jam
2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Rail Jam
Awards and safety demonstration to follow the event.