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ON HIGHER GRAVITY: GAMES SET FOR MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN
Published July 16, 1999
Mammoth Mountain, CA, will host the inaugural Winter Gravity Games from January 20-23, 2000. The alternative sports and music festival will be broadcast on NBC in February. Meanwhile, the purse for the Summer Gravity Games has been set at $800,000, and Games officials claim the totals for each event are 35-40% higher than any other competition. Purse totals range from $45,000 (Downhill Skateboarding) to $172,500 (Bike events) (Gravity Games).