Racing weekend for adults only

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald
A painting by local artist Janette Brown was used to create the limited edition collector’s Over The Hill Classic 2009 poster that is being sold as part of the event’s fundraising efforts for the beautification of the City of Mt. Shasta.

Organizers are promising a fun weekend of racing competition for adults this coming Saturday and Sunday at the Mt. Shasta Ski Park.

The 4th annual Over the Hill Classic for skiers and snowboarders 50 years and older will be held March 28 as a fundraiser for the beautification of the City of Mt Shasta.

The event has a contributed over $3,000 over the past three years for projects such as the landscaping of the island at the north end of Mt. Shasta Blvd and the hanging baskets in the downtown area.

A raffle will be held for prizes donated by local businesses, and a limited edition collector’s poster of the event, from a painting by local artist Janette Brown, will be available for sale, along with a commemorative hat.

More information and entry forms are available at

Landsmann ‘Super Slalom’

The first Gene Landsmann Super-Slalom, which is planned as an annual race for skiers and snowboarders 21 years and older, is scheduled for March 29.

It is being held in honor and memory of the legendary Gene Landsmann, a cornerstone of the Mt. Shasta and Mt. Ashland racing communities who was known and loved by many.

The event is a fundraiser for the Mt. Shasta Race Association, the local nonprofit organization that organizes and manages all the racing activities at the Mt. Shasta Ski Park.

Beverages and food will be available for all participants during the award ceremonies.

Visit the website for more information and entry forms.