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Hot Dawgz And Hand Rails September 24th 2011



Snowboarding News | Wednesday September 14, 2011 | Shared By: Tamara Hemmerly

Bear Mountain unveils 110 tons of snow for annual snowboard competition

This year’s 8th annual Hot Dawgz & Hand Rails presented by Red Bull, is set to take place at Bear Mountain on Saturday, September 24th, 2011 starting with season pass sales at 9 a.m., BBQ and Beach Bar opening at lunchtime, and the event kicking off at 2p.m. This unique, summertime snowboard competition features some of the best freestyle snowboarders battling it out for $15,000 in cash on a one-of-a-kind, man-made snow park utilizing 110 tons of snow.

This revolutionary event provides up close and personal, jaw-dropping tricks by 40 of the best jibbers in snowboarding including Bear Mountain’s Team Riders Scott Vine, Zak Hale and Desiree Melancon along with other top rail riders such as Brandon Hobush, Yale Cousino and , .

Hot Dawgz & Hand Rails is free to the public and promises to get you ride-ready with roll back pricing on Big Bear Mountain Resorts’ screaming deal season passes – your last chance to get the best rates for the 2011/2012 season! This ultimate pre-season party promises to get snowboarders and skiers pumped for the coming season with live DJ’s, movie premieres for Bear Mountain’s “People’s Park” and The People Crew’s movie “Good Look” as well as a vendor booth city, product giveaways, BBQ and Bear Mountain’s world famous Beach Bar. A full schedule of events and information can be found at

Bear Mountain’s Pro Team Members/Judges include:
Joe Sexton: Joe is arguably one of the best up and coming rail riders in snowboarding today and one of the newest members of Bear Mountain’s Pro Team. Joe was the “Best Trick” winner of the 2007 Hot Dawgz & Hand Rails.
JP Walker: A legendary snowboarder and the captain of Bear Mountain’s Pro Team, JP has spent his whole career innovating new tricks. From filming for Mack Dawg’s “Decade” snowboard film right on through the production of “Double Decade,” JP is still one of the best.
Seth Huot: Made his big leap forward filming for Mack Dawg’s “Shakedown” snowboard film and since then he has proven himself to be one of the most diversified riders out there. Whether it be hitting jumps and rails or making it happen in the backcountry, Seth is a solid rider.
Lauri Heiskari: Lauri came onto the scene as Snowboarder Magazine’s Rookie of Year in 2003 after having a stand out part in Snowboard video “Video Gangs”. This incredibly talented young rider from Finland has been spotted wearing everything from fur hats to capes on handrails and backcountry booters.

Hot Dawgz and Hand Rails Features:
• 110 tons of real snow made on site for the 8th Annual Hot Dawgz and Hand Rails
• Unique, world-class jibs and rails to test the riders’ skills.
• Full bar (21 & older), DJs on the deck, vendor booth city, games, and tons of giveaways.
• Power 106 and the Flava Unit at the mixing tent from 10a.m - 2p.m.
• Awards Ceremony with $15,000 in cash prizes
• Movie Premieres of The People Crew’s new film "Good Look” and Bear Mountain's "People’s Park".

About BBMR- Real Snow. Real Close. Real Deal.
Big Bear Mountain Resorts (BBMR) includes Snow Summit and Bear Mountain.
Together, BBMR has the region’s most progressive terrain parks, most dependable
snow conditions, the largest full-service learning programs and a multitude of premier
services – just a tank of gas away roundtrip from most areas in Southern California. For
more information, please visit BBMR is an equal
opportunity service provider operating under a San Bernardino National Forest special
use permit.
FEATURED: Desiree Melancon | Joe Sexton | John Paul Walker | Lauri Heiskari | Scott Vine | Seth Huot | Zak Hale | Red Bull | Bear Mountain |

Good Look Official Trailer


People is back at it again with our 2011 release GOOD LOOK. Filmed in HD digital video around the globe and showcasing the most progressive snowboarding from individuals with heart and personality, GOOD LOOK is: JP Walker, Eero Niemela, Eric Jackson, Joe Sexton, Simon Chamberlain, Shaun McKay, Lauri Heiskari, Heikki Sorsa, Aaron Biittner, Torstein Horgmo, and friends. Sponsored By: Transworld Snowboarding, DC, K2 Snowboarding, Thirty Two, Etnies, Lib Tech, Oakley, Nike Snowboarding, Nomis, Dakine, Bond, and Stepchild Snowboards.

DVD available at Kicker Films-

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Hot Dawgs and Handrails 2011 Highlights Video


Some highlights from ThirtyTwo, Etnies Team riders Dylan Alito, Chris Brewster, Spencer Schubert and Brandon Hobush

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