Ski With The Superstars In Portillo, Chile

What could be better than skiing for a week in the Andes Mountains, with some of the best freeskiers in the world? This summer, the dream week can come true, with the first annual Ski with the Superstars Week in Portillo, Chile! Organized by Davenport MountainSport Inc. and sponsored by Delta Airlines (www.delta.com), Ski with the Superstars Week takes place from Aug. 21–28, 2004. Participants will have the opportunity to spend the week mastering the steeps and deeps of the Chilean Andes with top freeskiing champions, including Chris Anthony, Wendy Fischer, Chris Davenport and other top professional freeskiers.

These athletes have starred in films by Warren Miller, Teton Gravity Research, and Matchstick Productions, as well as having graced the pages of Ski, Skiing and Powder magazines. Following are only brief highlights of their illustrious skiing careers:

Chris Anthony: 1996 Alaskan Extreme Skiing Champion, veteran of eight World Championships and 15 Warren Miller Titles.

Wendy Fischer: Former U.S. ski team member and three-time World Extreme Skiing Champion.

Chris Davenport: World Extreme Champion, 24 Hours of Aspen Winner, X Games Medallist, & Red Bull Ultracross Champion

Ski with the Superstars Week costs US$1,000 and includes the following: (See below for the additional cost of lodging/lift ticket package and information on Delta Airlines flights).

Personalized instruction in small groups with a different freeskiing professional athlete each day.
Special welcome cocktail reception and nightly slideshows and presentations by the athletes.
A professional photographer will accompany the groups and present each participant with a CD of images at the end of the week.

Named one of the Top 10 ski resorts in the world by the Travel Channel, Ski magazine and Warren Miller Productions, Portillo, Chile, is the ultimate ski destination. Nestled in the Andes on the border of Chile and Argentina, Portillo offers unlimited lift-accessed skiing and amazing backcountry skiing accessible via hikes and helicopter.

The week of August 21–28 is also the annual Friends & Singles Week, which means a wealth of activities. This week features an incredible deal for ladies: when two women share a room, the second woman stays and skis for 50% off a Portillo ski week package!

Portillo Ski Weeks begin at US$1650, including seven nights accommodations at the luxurious Hotel Portillo, seven days lift tickets, four meals each day in Hotel Portillo’s dining room, access to the fitness center, glorious pool and other amenities. Rates in the more affordable Octagon lodge start at $1,050 per person based on quad occupancy including accommodations, lift tickets, meals in Hotel Portillo’s dining room and all amenities of the hotel.

Delta Airlines flies from Atlanta to Santiago daily. To book a package including airfare, call toll-free from the U.S., 1.800.829.5325 or email reservas@skiportillo.com For additional information, visit www.skiportillo.com For information on Delta Airlines, visit www.delta.com

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