VIRUS | ACTION SPORT PERFORMANCE ANNOUNCES 2013/2014 SNOWBOARD TEAM
Everyone is invited to an exclusive movie premiere event this weekend to unveil VIRUS’ new team
Huntington Beach, CA – October 2013 — VIRUS | Action Sport Performance is excited to announce their all-new Snowboard Team for 2013-2014. The impressive team consists of 12 professional and amateur athletes from various levels, including a well-known snowboard legend as well as a six-time X Games gold medal winner.
To celebrate the renowned group of young athletes, VIRUS will be hosting a special “Meet and Greet” movie premiere on Saturday, October 12th from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at their Huntington Beach location. This will be the first chance to check out the team and preview Mountain High’s newest movie, #Woodworth. Everyone is invited to come out and watch the movie while enjoying vendors, games and raffle prizes. You will also have the chance to purchase discounted season passes from Mountain high. Plus, the first 50 guests receive a two for one early season lift ticket – you won’t want to miss out on this great event!
The VIRUS Pro team includes Belle Brockhoff, Trevor Haas, Nate Holland, Spencer Link, Kyle Lopiccolo, Monty Roach and Nick Sibayan. The VIRUS Am Team presents Matt Comwall, Zack Foster, Curtis Hill and Brendon Simons.
An Australian native, Belle Brockhoff is the only female on the VIRUS snowboard team and will be competing in all of the World Cup Boarder X events as well as at the 2014 Sochi Olympics in Russia, where she will represent her home country.
Originally from Squaw Valley, Nate Holland, will be holding down boarder X race slopes for VIRUS. Lake Tahoe local, Holland, is a six-time X Games gold medalist in Boarder X and is focused on being on the top step at the 2014 Sochi Olympics in Russia.
This season, Spencer Link will put his efforts toward earning a spot on the USA Olympic Snowboarding Team, with an emphasis on slope style.
Kyle Lopiccolo will be focused on filming another section with the Think Thank crew and shredding at his local Mountain High resort.
Monty Roach brings the passion of busting huge tweaked out “Grassers” and joins the VIRUS team bringing back the old school style of “going big or go home.” Roach will be representing VIRUS in Northern California with his home mountain, Sugar Bowl in Lake Tahoe. You can find him shredding the big mountain backcountry all season.
Nick Sibayan and Trever Haas will be filming with the Mountain High crew all season, while busting huge airs with innovative style.
The Amateur Team Matt Cornwall, Zack Foster, Curtis Hill and Brendon Simons, will be looking to showcase their skills this season as they film with Mountain High for the 2014 film.
“We are extremely excited to welcome this incredible group to our team,” said Sten Rasmussen, Vice President of Marketing. “This young group of park destroyers represents the best of the best and we feel confident VIRUS apparel will help push them even further in their sport.”
VIRUS’ event is this Saturday, October 12th at the VIRUS/Livery Design Gruppe store at 220 Walnut Avenue in Huntington Beach, one block east of Main Street.