New competitions schedule for The North Face Masters of Snowboarding announced

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4-star Competition Finals Date Now Feb. 15 with Live Webcast Available

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (February 13, 2013)– The North Face Masters of Snowboarding presented by PrimaLoft event schedule has been adjusted due to current conditions of the competition venue. The 2-star Freeride World Qualifier (FWQ) competition day at Alpine Meadows will proceed as previously scheduled. There will only be one day of 4-star FWQ competition at Squaw Valley on February 15. Full 4-star FWQ points will be awarded to athletes after Friday’s competition. The 4-star competition will also be webcast live on www.thenorthface.com/masters.

The North Face Masters is part of the Freeride World Qualifier system. FWQs are rated on a 1 to 4-star scale with competitors earning more or less points at events according to venue difficulty and scale, competitive pool and other factors. The Masters is the top-level qualifier event and a pivotal step for athletes hoping to advance to the SWATCH Freeride World Tour by The North Face.

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The North Face Masters of Snowboarding is presented by Primaloft and supported by Subaru of America, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., Mountain Sports International, Snowboard Magazine, Clif Bar, Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows.

For athlete or registration information visit www.thenorthfacemasters.com or contact Julia Jimmerson MSI athlete relations manager at jjimmerson@mtsports.com or (801) 349-4616.

For media or general information contact Jessica Kunzer MSI marketing and communications director at jkunzer@mtsports.com or (801) 349-2612. Live webcast embed code also available by request.

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