SCEA has announced the shipment of Cool Boarders 2001 for the Sony PlayStation. The game will be available at retailers this week, and it features ten real-life professional snowboarders such as three-time North American champion Todd Richards, six-time women's world champion Michele Taggart, Barrett Christy, Tara Dakides, Kevin Jones, and more. Among its eight gameplay modes is the new pro challenge, where players can compete in one-on-one snowboarding races.
"With Cool Boarders 2001, our development team delivers a truly immersive experience in which gamers can enjoy the exhilaration and rush of snowboarding off the slopes," said Ami Blaire, director of product marketing for Sony Computer Entertainment America. "The inclusion of world-class riders, 300 new motion-captured animations, new course layouts, and the innovative pro challenge mode will surely impress gamers and snowboarding enthusiasts alike."