Riley Leboe works on the slopestyle venue for the upcoming Red Bull Cold Rush at Revelstoke Mountain Resort.

Riley Leboe works on the slopestyle venue for the upcoming Red Bull Cold Rush at Revelstoke Mountain Resort.

Red Bull announces athlete list for Cold Rush

Revelstoke's Chris Rubens among 20 skiers invited to Red Bull Cold Rush at Revelstoke Mountain Resort from Feb. 3–6.

Red Bull announced the athlete list for the upcoming Cold Rush big mountain skiing event being held in Revelstoke from Feb. 3–6.

Revelstoke’s Chris Rubens is among the 15 men and five women who are taking part in the multi-day competition that will see skiers take part in slopestyle, big mountain and alpine touring events.

The competitors are:

Male:

—Bene Mayr (GER)

— Sage Cattabriga-Alosa (USA)

— Sean Pettit (CAN)

— Dane Tudor (CAN)

— Sammy Carlson (USA)

— Chris Rubens (CAN)

— Kye Petersen (CAN)

— Riley Leboe (CAN)

— Callum Pettit (CAN)

— Wiley Miller (CAN)

— Logan Pehota (CAN)

— Richard Permin (FRA)

— Johnny Collinson (USA)

— Stan Rey (SWZ)

— Joe Schuster (CAN)

Female:

— Tatum Monod (CAN)

— Michelle Parker (USA)

— Ingrid Backstrom (USA)

— Grete Eliassen (USA)

— Suz Graham (USA)

Work has begun on the slopestyle course, which is being built in Montanan Bowl in the Revelstoke Mountain Resort cat skiing terrain. Riley Leboe, one of the competitors and an experienced jump builder is leading a six-man crew to build the course. It will include man-made jumps, while also taking advantage of natural terrain features.

The course will feature eight or nine features and skiers will have to hit one feature at the top of the course, one in the middle and one at the bottom.

The venues for the big mountain competition and the alpine touring event have yet to be announced.

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