Weekend Pick: MoTown Throwdown Urban Rail Jam

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The 7th Annual MoTown Throwdown, presented by Pathfinder, is this Saturday, November 2nd in Morgantown, West Virginia. This is the last standing block party in Morgantown and unlike any other. They track in tons of snow and bring in the famous Seven Springs terrain park crew to build structures for skiing and snowboarding. Think of it as a snowy, urban terrain park. Gotta see it, to believe it!

Morgantown is the only city in the South that shuts down its main thoroughfare to hold a sick rail jam. The Halloween weekend event has become one of the region’s most anticipated, attracting the Mid-Atlantic’s best new-school skiers and boarders. The event kicks off the season for many competitive riders in the Mid-Atlantic, offering enough prize money to attract talent from as far away as Vermont. It is also one of the biggest parties of the year for this college town, with the students rallying downtown to cheer, heckle and rabble-rouse. It rained during the competition last year, but even that didn’t stop the competition and the crowds still packed High Street.

The competition kicks off at 6:00pm and lasts until 8:00pm. Want to participate? Email the event coordinators and they can make that happen. Admission is free.

There will also be tons of wintry gear for sale (and marked down 20-50% off) to get you excited for the upcoming ski and snowboard season. Music will be provided by DJ Zimmie again this year and there will be food and refreshments galore. Come one, come all, this is definitely something not to be missed!


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