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2000 SSI Open Ready to Rip in Cyberspace

Ten Skysurf Teams set to duke it out for Seven Slots to the 2000 X Games.

Deliberations are set to begin for the 2000 SSI Virtual Open for the ten teams from six nations that submitted tapes by the deadline of May 31. Scoring will take place June 3-4 with SSI Judges gathered both in person and online. A live 'Judge Cam' will allow web visitors from around the world to peek in on the process and follow the scoring as it happens.

Teams selected will be invited to take part in the RICHEST EVENT IN SKYDIVING HISTORY at the sixth annual SSI Skysurfing competition within the 2000 ESPN X Games. The seven teams invited from the Open will join ALL three returning medal teams from the 1999 event for the chance to compete for another record purse - - guaranteed to surpass last year's record of $66,600. One team will also join the elite SSI Legacy of X Games Skysurfing Champions.

The sixth annual X Games is set for near San Francisco, CA at a new venue still being finalized. Dates are August 9-14. The week long televised festival runs Aug 17-22. Final purse, venue and lots more is expected to be announced June 7 at the Athlete Advisory Committee and Sport Organizer Summit meeting in San Francisco. More news soon! (finally!!)

For details, video in quality Quick Time or Real Player, and lots more go http://www.ssiprotour.com

Blue Skies!!! & Safe Landings!

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By on 2000-06-05 | Last Modified on 2004-06-14

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