The heat's on at the Rail Jam
Mid-winter snowboarding competition climaxes in New Milford
Published 7:35 pm, Wednesday, February 16, 2011
When it comes to extreme winter sports, New Milford style, nothing beats the Rail Jam 2K11.
Among the highights this year was a 10-foot wide and seven-foot high quarter pipe.
For a third straight winter season, passionate snowboarders Karl and Brad took a break from their own activities to host other high school friends at a winter playland featuring numerous jumps and rails.
Each of the competitors launched from an eight-foot tower.
The tournament directors served a judges for five preliminary rounds and the finals.
Cole Case was judged the champion based his performances in a scoring system including style, varying tricks and skill.
By day's end, the competitors and their hosts had enjoyed day of sunshine, music, a hot fire, prizes and food.