A Cold Rush

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A Cold Rush

Top freestylers rate each other in unique event
Wiley Miller exits the railroad-track rail during the Slopestyle competition at Red Bull Cold Rush at Silverton Mountain ski area. Photo courtesy Red Bull Media House.
Athletes scope the steep venue before the Big Mountain event.
Dash Longe fills out his judging sheet during video review of the competition. The athletes rated each other with their scores determining the Cold Rush champions.
Athletes line up on a ridge at the top of the Slopestyle course.
Sean Petit sends the biggest 540 of the day in this sequence photo from the Slopestyle event.
The Cold Rush logo is prominently displayed at the bottom of the competition slope.
Jamie Wanzek is an Animas High School junior serving a three-week internship with The Durango Herald. Wanzek also is a competitive junior skier on the Purgatory Freestyle Team who qualified for this year's USSA Nationals. She attended the Red Bull ColdRush to report for The Durango Herald.
On TV

Red Bull Cold Rush will be telecast at 11 a.m. Saturday on NBC.

People's Choice Award
Viewers can cast their ballots for the top Cold Rush performances online. Watch the event Saturday on TV and/or view highlight clips at www.redbullusa.com/coldrush, and then rate the skiers. Viewers can cast their ballots through Monday, when the People's Choice Award will be announced on the website.

A Cold Rush

Wiley Miller exits the railroad-track rail during the Slopestyle competition at Red Bull Cold Rush at Silverton Mountain ski area. Photo courtesy Red Bull Media House.
Athletes scope the steep venue before the Big Mountain event.
Dash Longe fills out his judging sheet during video review of the competition. The athletes rated each other with their scores determining the Cold Rush champions.
Athletes line up on a ridge at the top of the Slopestyle course.
Sean Petit sends the biggest 540 of the day in this sequence photo from the Slopestyle event.
The Cold Rush logo is prominently displayed at the bottom of the competition slope.
Jamie Wanzek is an Animas High School junior serving a three-week internship with The Durango Herald. Wanzek also is a competitive junior skier on the Purgatory Freestyle Team who qualified for this year's USSA Nationals. She attended the Red Bull ColdRush to report for The Durango Herald.
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