New Orleans Zephyrs

On The Fly: A Snowboarding Monster At Fenway

Crews are at work in Fenway Park building a 140-foot ski and snowboarding ramp — more than three times the size of the Green Monster — as part of the Big Air at Fenway snowboarding and freeskiing U.S. Grand Prix tour event Feb. 11-12. Some athletes featured will be Olympic slopestyle skiing gold medalist Joss Christensen, slopestyle snowboarding Olympic gold medalist Sage Kotsenburg and Olympian Ty Walker from Stowe, Vt. Big Air skiing and snowboarding, where athletes perform a single trick off a snow-covered ramp, will make its Olympic debut in 2018.

Two state athletes — Emily Sweeney of Suffield and Tucker West of Ridgefield — are competing...