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Two city blocks in beautiful, majestic, best city in the United States downtown Madison, Wisconsin will play host to several events and rail jams during the Downtown Throwdown February 18 through 20.  A team challenge will take Friday night, in which any recognized shop or team rider can compete in a 2-person team challenge.  A rail jam will take place Saturday and consist of 5 heats of 20 riders with 3 to 4 riders advancing from each heat, followed by semi-finals and finals, aka the Downtown Throwdown will consist of lots of skiing! (and snowboarding).  And to wrap the weekend of shredding up, Sunday there will be a JibCamp with top ams helping out with tricks.  This event is part of Madison’s Winter Festival.

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20 tons of imported snow will make its way to the shores of lake Mendota in Madison, Wis on Thursday, November 11, 2010.  The 2nd Annual Terrace Rail Jam will be held on the University of Wisconsin’s Memorial Union Terrace.  Unfortunately weather.com’s 10-day outlook predicts similar weather conditions as last year: 52 degrees and rain showers.  However, according to the UW Hoofers, “This event is going to be HUGE! Don’t miss out on incredible riding, free swag, great music, and a taste of how amazing the 2010-11 winter season is going to be!”

Skiers and snowboarders will be shredding the University of Wisconsin- Madison campus Thursday, Nov. 12, 5 p.m. until 8 p.m.  The Wisconsin Hoofers, a student activities club, is hosting a rail jam at The Memorial Union Terrace on the shores of Lake Mendota.  Hoofer’s inspiration?  “A growing crowd of freestyle skiers and snowboarders out there who love showing off their talent.”  Registration is $25 at www.hoofers.org.13846_871512405077_8625855_52738249_843443_n