Athletes and prize money announced for the secon annual Covergirl Snow Angels Invitational |

Athletes and prize money announced for the secon annual Covergirl Snow Angels Invitational

Gretchen Bleiler, Kelly Clark, Ellery Hollingsworth and more to Compete for $20,000 in Prize Money Pretty Lights to Play the Belly Up on April 4 for the Snow Angels Girl’s Night Out

Aspen/Snowmass, Colo.., March 24, 2009 – Confirmed athletes for the second annual CoverGirl Snow Angels Invitational include Gretchen Bleiler, Kelly Clark, Elena Hight, Tricia Byrnes, Clair Bidez, Ellery Hollingsworth, Anne-Sophie Pellissier, Meg Pugh, Lizzy Berman, Soko Yamaoka, Jaime Anderson, Kaitlyn Farrington, Maddy Schaffrick, Paulina Ligocka, Molly Aguirre and Sophie Rediguez.

The athletes will vie for $20,000 in prize money at the superpipe competition in Snowmass starting at 10 a.m. on April 4, 2009. In addition to the superpipe event, Bleiler and friends will attend an environmental workshop, yoga sessions, a girls night out and a meet and greet.

Belly Up Aspen is the official headquarters for the Oakley Girls Night Out on the town ,April 4. Pretty Lights will play on Saturday night at Belly Up with $15 advance tickets and $18 tickets day-of the show. This Fort Collins, Colo. based electronic duo are known for their electro organic cutting-edge party rocking beats combining many genres from soul to hip-hop. Visit for more information.

There will also be a meet and greet apr├Ęs with the athletes in Snowmass on Sunday, April 5 at Sneaky’s Tavern in Snowmass base village at 2 p.m.

Now is the time to book lodging for this event. The Spring MVP package deals, found at, are offering packages starting at $100 per day to ski and stay.

The Villas at the Snowmass Club are now offering a special Snow Angels vacation package with villas starting at $250 per night, a discounted lift ticket and $100 gift certificate for the Snowmass Club Spa or Sage Restaurant. Please call 800-525-9402 to book lodging at the Villas.

FUEL TV will be in Aspen/Snowmass capturing all of the action throughout the weekend with a 30-minute show airing on Monday, May 18, at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

The CoverGirl Snow Angels Invitational is the bookend event for a season of over 30 Aspen/Snowmass sponsored events. This is the only women’s specific snowboard competition and lifestyle weekend of the sort in the industry, bringing together the media, fans, sponsors and the athletes alike to Aspen/Snowmass.

Aspen/Snowmass would like to thank their event partners COVERGIRL, Oakley, Herbal Essences, K2 Snowboarding, Vitamin Water, Town of Snowmass Village, Giro, Fuel TV, Nike, The Villas at Snowmass Club and Snowmass Club.

For more information about the CoverGirl Snow Angels Invitational or to book a trip to Aspen/Snowmass, please call 800-525-6200 or visit

Aspen Skiing Company operates the four mountains in the Aspen/Snowmass area – Snowmass, Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk – as well as the award-winning Ski & Snowboard Schools of Aspen/Snowmass. The area offers unparalleled nightlife and off-slope activities as well. Aspen/Snowmass is accessible by two of the most convenient airports in the mountains – Aspen/Pitkin County Airport (ASE) (3 miles from Aspen) and Eagle County Airport (EGE) (70 miles from Aspen). For more information on Aspen Skiing Company, please call 800-525-6200 or 970-925-1220, or visit the company’s website at

Posted on: March 25, 2009