Julia had outlined her plan to make the first snowboard or mountainboard
descent of the highest active volcano on each of the seven continents.
Spectators can also try the free snow-tubing ramp and mountainboard
'have a go' sessions.
Gavin Hogg, of the Greenman Mountainboard
Centre in Brecon, explains: 'The sport was started about 10 or 11 years ago by snowboarders who wanted to extend their season.
Around 200 riders including the current world mountainboarding champion, Leon Robbins, from the USA, will be rolling down tracks at The Greenman Mountainboard
Centre, on the Penpont Estate, just west of Brecon, on July 10 and 11.
He is just one of many kids now working with mountainboard
expert Danny Millar in a bid to learn more about the fast- growing sport.
is larger than a skateboard and, like a snowboard, has stirrups for its rider's feet.
A more daredevil ride is on hand from MountainBoard
THE Green Man Mountainboard
Centre in Brecon will soon be offering lovers of extreme sports a chance to try a new craze when it opens as an official Max Track Centre at the end of the month.
, Andrea Dowdy, VP of Marketing, 877-627-4100, P.
For the snowboarder, "The summer is the down season," said Jason Lee, co-founder and creative director of Colorado Springs' MBS Mountainboards
Thanks to product innovation including Jeep "rugged terrain" strollers, Jeep Jeans featuring Teflon for water and stain resistance, 13 new electronics items including the best-selling Jeep TV Lantern, Jeep Mountainboards
and bicycles, the brand has maintained its reputation for innovation and excellence.
The Joester Loria Group, the exclusive worldwide merchandising agency for the Jeep brand, is continuing to grow the licensing program with the introduction of new product categories for 2001: Jeep Mountainboards
from MBS and Jeep diaper bags from Baby Boom, an extension of the new Jeep Infant Products from Kolcraft.