Burton U·S·Open Daily Round-Up: Friday March 3

Day four of competition at the Burton USOpen is here, and things are about to get real with women’s and men’s slopestyle finals starting at 11:10am. Watch the world’s top riders as they push the envelope on the most creative Burton USOpen course yet. Also on tap is a Burton Girls ride day, autograph sessions with some of the riders and an evening of amazing FREE live music. The excitement is on the rise as we creep towards the crowing of our Burton USOpen champions, so stay up to date on the latest info and take in all that Vail has to offer.

Part one of the main event kicks off today at the men’s and women’s slopestyle finals. Jamie Anderson and Sven Thorgren took the top spots in the semi-finals, and are looking to carry that lead all the way to a Burton USOpen Slopestyle title. With double and triple corks now standard maneuvers in slopestyle, the finals are sure to be a show.

 Anna Gasser USO17

Anna Gasser dialing things in for Finals. 

Yesterday saw the narrowing down of the men’s and women’s halfpipe fields at the semi-finals. Scotty James and Chloe Kim came out swinging and earned the top qualifying spots for finals. Stay tuned to see the riders return to the pipe tomorrow and compete for the highly coveted Burton USOpen Halfpipe title.

Slopestyle USO17

Riders will be going large with everything on the line. 

Attention ladies of all abilities - head to the Burton Girls tent in the Sponsor Village at 1pm MT for a group ride followed by music at the Burton Girls tent. Arrive early and visit all the tents in the sponsor village for good times, giveaways, and more.

 Slopestyle USO17

Tune in to watch the Women's Slopestyle finals at 11:12am MT. 

Head to the Burton Store at Lionshead at 4:30pm to meet and get autographs from some of your favorite riders on the Burton Team. 2016 Burton USOpen Women’s Halfpipe winner Chloe Kim will be there along with very special guests.

 Twiddle USO17

Twiddle playing the Solaris Stage.

At 6pm, head to the Solaris Concert Stage for the women’s and men’s slopestyle awards ceremony, followed by more FREE live music. Twiddle blew the roof off at their special double-set performance last night, and we’re following it up tonight with DJ Cre8, Minneapolis-based hip-hop artist, Lizzo and renowned producer, Gramatik.


Friday March 3 schedule:

11:10am – Women’s Slopestyle Finals

1:00pm – Burton Girls Ride & Après Event

2:05pm – Men’s Slopestyle Finals

4:30pm – Burton Team Autograph Session with Chloe Kim and Special Guests

6:00pm – FREE Live Music at Solaris: DJ Cre8

6:55pm – FREE Live Music at Solaris: Lizzo

8:10pm – FREE Live Music at Solaris: Gramatik

8:30pm – Pacifico After Party at bōl


There’s never a dull moment at the Burton USOpen. So tune in, and hang on, because this is sure to be a wild ride. Keep your eyes out for daily updates on the competition, concert and entertainment schedule, live webcast, and all that’s going on this week in Vail, Colorado. See you out there!