BOSTON (CBS) — From concerts to football games to soccer matches to hockey games to (obviously) baseball games, Fenway Park has played host to a wide variety of contests over the years. But a new event could be on the way.UMass Lowell Closed Due To 'Possible Cybersecurity Incident'
Sports Business Daily reported that Fenway Sports Management and the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Association “have agreed in principal to bring a big air snowboarding and freeskiing U.S. Grand Prix tour stop to Fenway on Feb. 11-12.” The contract has not yet been finalized, but the report stated that both sides are “enthusiastic.”
“Our intentions are to stage the biggest and best big air competition in the history of the sport at Fenway Park,” USSA CMO Michael Jaquet said, via Sports Business Daily.READ MORE: NH Girl Nearly Killed After Small Piece Of Glass Punctures Lung
“We think there will be demand for these tickets. Just how much, we honestly don’t know right now,” FSM president Sam Kennedy told Sports Business Daily. “It’s still too early to say. I could see a scenario where there is extremely high demand, considering it’s a once-in-a-lifetime thing. Fenway’s been around for 103 years now, and it’s never happened.”
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Fenway Park has become a sort of winter wonderland in recent years, starting with the Bruins hosting the Flyers for the Winter Classic on New Years’ Day 2010. Ice hockey returned to Fenway in 2012 and 2014, with numerous colleges and high schools taking to the infield ice, along with a sledding hill out in center field in the most recent edition of Frozen Fenway.