Snowboarders get Big Air at Fenway Park

Snowboarders get Big Air at Fenway Park

Fenway Park was home to a different type of world-class athlete Thursday evening.

Snowboarders flocked to the historic ballpark for the Polartec Big Air at Fenway, which featured numerous competitors. U.S. snowboarder Julia Marino won the women's competition, while Canadian Max Parrot was the male champion.

• Polartec Big Air at Fenway ticket info

The International Ski Federation World Cup event continues Friday and features a 140-foot-high snow ramp, which is nearly four times the height of the Green Monster.

First night at Fenway Big Air

The event had a solid first-night showing, and Fenway Sports Management's Mark Lev told the BostInno website he expects a larger crowd Friday.

Cash Kruth is a reporter for Follow him on Twitter at @cashkruth. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.