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A different kind of slopestyle contest

The Trains slopestyle contest at Alpine Meadows raised money for charities.

Originally Published: April 17, 2011
By Michelle Parker | ESPN Action Sports

This weekend marked the fourth annual Trains slopestyle contest, a High Fives Foundation event, at Alpine Meadows, Calif. What makes Trains different from other slopestyle contests is its unique charitable spin: The winners of five different categories including top male, top female, best high five, best trick, and best trains team donated $3,000 to selected charitable organizations. Plus, what other slopestyle events include a chicken-wing-eating contest?

Among the 24 skiers ...

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