Fenway Park will host what looks to be a pretty awesome event later in just a few days.
ICYMI: We cranked up the snow a couple notches during the blizzard at #FenwayPark. ❄️❄️❄️#BigAirFenway pic.twitter.com/kKHfCvZudV
— Fenway Park (@fenwaypark) February 9, 2016
The Red Sox have constructed a 140-foot snow ramp, which will be used by world-class snowboarders and skiers Feb. 11 and 12:
Here’s what the Red Sox said about the exciting event:
Fenway Park will host a big air snowboarding and freeskiing U.S. Grand Prix tour event on February 11-12, 2016. “Polartec Big Air at Fenway” will feature a 140-foot high snow ramp, taller than the light towers at the ballpark, and bring in athletes from around the world including Olympic and World Champions.
As a U.S. Grand Prix and part of the International Ski Federation’s (FIS) World Cup tour, Polartec Big Air at Fenway will include many of the top big air competitors including Olympic slopestyle skiing gold medalist Joss Christensen, slopestyle snowboarding Olympic champion Sage Kotsenburg and Olympian Ty Walker.
They also included this sick time-lapse video of the ramp’s construction:
If you’re around Boston area, this seems well-worth checking out.