BURTON U·S·OPEN DAILY ROUND-UP: WEDNESDAY MARCH 7
Time to crank the volume with day two of competition here at the 36th annual Burton U·S·Open Snowboarding Championships. On tap today we’ve got women’s and men’s slopestyle semi-finals, giveaways from our friends in the sponsor village, and a full night of entertainment with parties and free concerts.
Judd Henkes dialing in the slopestyle rail section.
us on the hill starting at 10:00am for the women’s and men’s slopestyle
semi-finals. You can also watch from afar by tuning in to the live broadcast. The world’s best riders are all here and looking
forward to closing out their competitive season at the premier event, renowned
throughout snowboarding as a proving ground where legends are made. We’ll see
some of the world’s best, from Red Gerard and Mark McMorris to Jamie Anderson
and Anna Gasser, all riding at their highest level.
Tyler Nicholson taking advantage of every option.
has already been all-time with the Junior Jam Halfpipe presented by Clif Bar
yesterday, which showcased some of the world’s best 14 & under riders
competing for a chance to ride alongside the pros in Thursday’s halfpipe semi-finals.
For the girls, it was Mitsuki Ono in first, followed by Tessa Maud for second,
and Kinsley White in third. Jake Canter took home the top spot for the boys,
followed by Valentino Guseli in second, and Kyotara Tanaka for third. Tessa
Maud’s frontside 720 stalefish and Kyotara Tanaka’s frontside inverted 900
tailgrab were both awarded the Clif Bar “Best Trick” award. The awards ceremony
will take place tonight, which brings us to the other half of the Burton U·S·Open…this
week’s Burton Concert Series .
Fynn Bullock-Womble with an adult size air in yesterday's Junior Jam.
The party kicks off on the Solaris Concert Stage at
6:00pm with not just the Junior Jam awards, but also a welcome ceremony for all
of the Olympic riders in attendance. After that, get ready to move with a free live
show featuring the eclectic Dangermuffin opening for the soulfully psychedelic
sounds of Monophonics. Before the concert, get your après on at the Shakedown
Bar, a short 5 minute walk from Solaris, with the Kory Montgomery Band pumping
out a fusion of blues, funk, and jazz starting at 4:00pm. After the concert at
Solaris, head back to the Shakedown Bar and rock out with legendary local band
Also on tap tonight is the Chill Foundation fundraiser at the Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum. Come on down, have a good time, meet a few of your favorite riders, and support Chill’s mission to inspire youth to overcome challenges through boardsports.
Wednesday March 7 Schedule (All times MST):
Women’s Slopestyle Semi-Finals, Golden Peak
12:30pm: Men’s Slopestyle Semi-Finals, Golden Peak
6:00pm: Free Burton Concert Series with Monophonics & Dangermuffin, Solaris Concert Stage
6:20pm: Junior Jam Presented by Clif Bar Awards & Olympic Rider Welcome, Solaris Concert Stage
8:30pm: Chill Fundraising Party, Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum
Late Night Live Music with Town Cavalry, Shakedown Bar
There’s never a dull moment at the Burton U·S·Open. So tune in, buckle up, and hang on, because this is sure to be a wild ride. Keep your eyes on the BurtonUSOpen.com and the Burton U·S·Open app for daily updates on the competition, concert and entertainment schedule, live broadcasts, special events, and all that’s going on this week in Vail, Colorado.