Big Air at Fenway, By the Numbers


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The boys of summer won’t be back for months, but the boys (and girls) of winter have arrived. On February 11 and 12, Boston hosts the “Big Air at Fenway” competition, during which dozens of snowboarding and freeskiing Olympic hopefuls will plummet down a temporary slope made of scaffolding and ice. —Vanessa Rodriguez


Number of years it took to organize this event


The grand prize (almost double a normal U.S. Grand Prix prize)


Number of athletes set to compete (40 men and 20 women)

140 feet

Height of the ramp (more than three times higher than the Green Monster)

40 mph

Max speed the athletes will hit on the slope


Year that big air snowboarding will make its Olympic debut


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