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Kirkwood // Friday 1st April 2005
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Lift op's new uniform....

View from back up Eagle Bowl to the Cirque.

Can you spot the Start Gate!

From Eagle Bowl to the Start area high above the Cirque.

Spot a good line?

Blazing sun above the Wagon Wheel Chair.

Competitors warming up at the Start Gate area.

Just incase (and you have good insurance!)

Spectators hang around the finish area below Eagle Bowl.

Thunder Saddle, excellent black and double black off-piste, with chutes!

The competition terrain...

Upper section of the Cirque.

Start gates just visable from near the edge of Cirque.

The Start Gate from high above Eagle Bowl at the edge of the Cirque.

Beyond those poles is the DIRECT route down...

A competitor sets off into the Cirque.

Start Gate.

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On Friday 1st April and Saturday 2nd April Kirkwood played host to the US Freeskiing Championships, with some serious terrain, chutes and HUGE cliff drops on the course down through the Cirque between Eagle Bowl/Chair 10 and Thunder Saddle.

Unfortunately not possible to get close enough to get any good action shots as they had a fairly wide area of terrain to pick a line through, but take a look at the shots of the Start Gate and those from the bottom looking up, can you spot a line you fancy?

Other shots are off Chair 10, The Wall, Eagle Bowl and the superb Thunder Saddle.
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