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Burton US Open Snowboarding Championships

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  • USA
  • HP SS
  • MW
  • ELIT
  • 15-16
  • Date: 29.02.16 - 05.03.16
  • Country: USA
  • Location: Vail, Colorado
  • Event: HP, SS
  • Prize Money: USD 343.000,-
  • Entry criteria: WST Entry Protocols
  • Number of riders: 96
  • Web address: www.burton.com/uso
  • Ranking Information: WSPL Elite Level Points (dynamic)

Returning to Vail, Colorado for its fourth year, the 34th annual Burton US Open Snowboarding Championships continue to showcase the world’s best snowboarders on the pristine slopes of Golden Peak.

From Feb 29th – March 5th, 2016, Vail will host over 100 of the world’s best riders to battle it out over four days of intense competition for a chance to be crowned the US Open Halfpipe and Slopestyle Champions. Riders and spectators alike will enjoy world-class snowboarding venues, live entertainment, awesome terrain, and much more at the World’s longest-running snowboarding competition.

Burton would like to thank Vail Resort, Town of Vail, Paul Mitchell, Pacifico, Shisiedo and TTR for their support of the US Open Snowboarding Championships. The US Open is also honored to be a World Snowboard Tour Elite Level Event.

For more information on the US Open, head to: BurtonUSOpen.com

 

BURTON US OPEN EVENT SCHEDULE

 http://events.burton.com/burton-us-open/event-schedule/

BROADCAST SCHEDULE 

http://events.burton.com/burton-us-open/broadcast-schedule/

RIDER SELECTION

The Burton US Open rider field will consist of 32 men and 16 women from all around the world. These 32 men consist of the top 20 men from the World Snowboarding Points List, and 12 Wildcards based on current form and past performances. For the women, the 16 riders consist of the top 10 women from the World Snowboarding Points List, and 6 Wildcards based on current form and past performances.

 

FORMAT

Women’s Semifinals

1 heat of 16 Women – Each rider will take 2 runs with the best run counting. Start list order is randomly seeded. Top 6 Women Advance to finals.

 Women’s Finals

1 Heat of 6 women, each rider will take 3 runs – Best Run Counts. Start list order of Run 1: Lowest Semi Final Score to Highest. Run 2: Same as Run one. Run 3 Order based on the first two runs, highest score goes last. Each rider will take 3 runs – Best Run Counts.

 Men’s Semi Finals

1 heat of 32 Men – Each rider will take 2 runs with the best run counting. Start list order is randomly seeded. Top 10 Men Advance to finals

 Men’s Finals

1 Heat of 10 Men, each rider will take 3 runs – Best Run Counts. Start list order of Run 1: Lowest Semi Final Score to Highest. Run 2: Same as Run one. Run 3: Order based on the first two runs, highest score goes last.

 

JUDGING & SCORING

Judges are hand-selected for their level of expertise and professionalism.  The judges are a diverse group of men and women from various countries across Europe and North America. The Snowboarding Live Scoring System (SLS) will be used.

 

PRIZE SPLIT

  • Men’s Halfpipe & Slopestyle
    • 1st $45,000
    • 2nd $20,000
    • 3rd $10,000
    • 4th $5,000
    • 5th $2,500
    • 6th $1,500
    • 7th $1,250
    • 8th $1,000
    • 9th $750
    • 10th $500
  • Women’s Halfpipe & Slopestyle
    • 1st $45,000
    • 2nd $20,000
    • 3rd $10,000
    • 4th $5,000
    • 5th $2,500
    • 6th $1,500
  • Total Prize Purse: USD $343,000

 

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Results


Mens Rankings

Mens Slopestyle

Pos Name Country Sponsors Points
1. Mack, Kyle USA Rockstar, US Snowboarding 900.00
2. Beauchemin, Eric USA US Snowboarding 816.30
3. Toutant, Sebastien CAN O'Neill, Red Bull, Ride Snowboards 743.22
4. Garcia Knight, Carlos NZL Burton Snowboards, Mons Royale 679.14
5. Gerard, Redmond USA Burton Snowboards, Celtek, Mountain Dew, Von Zipper, Wend Wax, Woodward Copper 622.62
6. Davis, Brandon USA DVS, Giro, Mammoth Mountain, Monster Energy, Neff, Ride Snowboards 572.58
7. Corning, Chris USA Monster Energy, Never Summer, US Snowboarding 527.94
8. Kadono, Yuki JPN Red Bull, Ride Snowboards 487.98
9. Nicholson, Tyler CAN Celtek, Rockstar, Under Armour 451.80
10. Farrell, Lyon USA 419.04
11. Sharpe, Darcy CAN air hole, Burton Snowboards, Dyra, Electric, Monster Energy, Showcase, Whister Valley 388.98
12. Piiroinen, Peetu FIN Giro, Monster Energy 361.35
13. Bergrem, Torgeir NOR Electric, Nitro Snowboard Co., Volcom 335.70
14. Baden, Nikolas USA Adidas Eyewear, Steamboat Ski Resort 311.76
15. Crouch, Brock USA Burton Snowboards, Dragon, Mammoth Mountain, Red Bull, US Snowboarding 289.26
16. Tonteri, Roope FIN Anon Optics, Burton Snowboards, Red Bull 267.93
17. Parrot, Max CAN Nobaday 247.68
18. Smits, Seppe BEL Absolut Park, Red Bull 228.33
19. Guldemond, Chas USA Electric, Eternal, Neff, Rockstar, Under Armour 209.61
20. Stassel, Ryan USA Bolle, US Snowboarding 191.61
21. Willett, Eric USA Celtek, Giro, US Snowboarding, Vans 174.06
22. Ulsletten, Emil NOR Arbor Snowboards, Burn Energy Drink, Rip Curl, Von Zipper 157.05
23. Thorgren, Sven SWE Junkyard, Monster Energy, New Era, Nitro Snowboard Co. 140.31
24. Mattsson, Niklas SWE Colour Wear, Dragon, Rome, Transform Gloves 123.93
25. Billtoft, Ludvig SWE Electric, Nitro Snowboard Co., Volcom 107.91
26. Wakita, Tomoki JPN 91.98
27. Henkes, Judd USA Celtek, Mammoth Mountain, Red Bull, Salomon 76.32
28. Badertscher, Ulrik NOR Burn, Quiksilver 60.84
29. Olimstad, Markus NOR 45.45
30. Ciccarelli, Michael CAN Anon Optics, Burton Snowboards 30.24
31. White, Shaun USA Burton Snowboards 15.03

Mens Halfpipe

Pos Name Country Sponsors Points
1. White, Shaun USA Burton Snowboards 900.00
2. Ferguson, Benjamin USA Anon Optics, Burton Snowboards, DVS, Red Bull, US Snowboarding 815.85
3. Hiraoka, Taku JPN Burton Snowboards, ELM 742.23
4. Ladley, Matthew USA Nike, Rockstar 677.61
5. Henkes, Judd USA Celtek, Mammoth Mountain, Red Bull, Salomon 620.64
6. Bretz, Greg USA Nike 570.06
7. James, Scotty AUS Red Bull, Volcom 524.97
8. Davis, Danny USA Analog, Burton Snowboards, Dragon, Frends, Gravis, Mountain Dew 484.38
9. Nedefuji, Ayumu JPN YONEX YONEX   447.84
10. Katayama, Raibu JPN 414.54
11. Pates, Jake USA Burton Snowboards, Rockstar, YEA.NICE 383.94
12. Ferguson, Gabriel USA Giro, Rockstar, US Snowboarding, Volcom 355.86
13. Hirano, Ayumu JPN Burton Snowboards, Go Pro Cameras, Monster Energy, Nike 329.67
14. Wachendorfer, Ryan USA Bonfire, Salomon, US Snowboarding 305.28
15. Naito, Ando JPN 282.24
16. Miller, Toby USA Capita, Celtek, DC, POC, Red Bull 260.46
17. Vito, Louie USA G-Shock, Kicker, Red Bull, Spy, Toyota 239.67
18. Josey, Chase USA Capita, Rockstar, Smith, Union Bindings, US Snowboarding 219.78
19. Haller, Christian SUI Burton Snowboards, Giro, Monster Energy, Swatch 200.61
20. Lee, Kwang-ki KOR 182.07
21. Livingston, Derek CAN Smith, Vans, 686 164.07
22. Esser, Brett USA Breckenridge Resort, Gnu, Rockstar, 686 146.43
23. O`Connor, Seamus IRL Ride Snowboards, Wend Wax 129.24
24. Aono, Ryo JPN YONEX YONEX  Anon Optics 112.41
25. Anai, Ikkou JPN 95.85
26. Tait, Taiaroa USA Smith 79.47
27. Blackwell, Chase USA Giro, Never Summer, Union Bindings, Wend Wax, 686 63.27
28. Baden, Nikolas USA Adidas Eyewear, Steamboat Ski Resort 47.25
29. Jacobson, Nathan USA Flow 31.41
30. Craig, Fletcher NZL 15.66


Womens Rankings

Womens Slopestyle

Pos Name Country Sponsors Points
1. Anderson, Jamie USA 900.00
2. Shorr, Karly USA Transform Gloves, US Snowboarding 798.48
3. Maas, Cheryl NED Celtek, Nixon, Rockstar, Vans 707.49
4. Medlova, Klaudia SVK 625.59
5. Ormerod, Katie GBR Red Bull, Roxy, Worm App 551.16
6. Candrian, Sina SUI Giro, Head, Neff 483.30
7. Jenson, Jessika USA O'Neill, Ride Snowboards, US Snowboarding 420.75
8. Langland, Hailey USA Burton Snowboards, Rockstar, US Snowboarding 362.88
9. Onitsuka, Miyabi JPN Anon Optics, Burton Snowboards, Red Bull 308.88
10. O'Brien, Spencer CAN Clast, Dragon, Nike, Nixon, Rockstar 258.21
11. Rukajarvi, Enni FIN Giro 210.33
12. Marino, Julia USA Mountain Dew 164.88
13. Pancochova, Sarka CZE Flow, Level, Red Bull, Volcom, Zeal Optics 121.32
14. Gyarmati, Anna HUN Absolut Park, Billabong, Burton Snowboards, Red Bull 79.56
15. Koenz, Elena SUI Deeluxe, Nikita, Voelkl 39.15

Womens Halfpipe

Pos Name Country Sponsors Points
1. Kim, Chloe USA Burton Snowboards 1000.00
2. Cai, Xuetong CHN Burton Snowboards, Nike 889.80
3. Clark, Kelly USA Burton Snowboards, Ion, Mammoth Mountain, US Snowboarding 791.40
4. Gold, Arielle USA Burton Snowboards, Red Bull, Steamboat Ski Resort, US Snowboarding, USASA 703.00
5. Teter, Hannah USA Burton Snowboards 623.00
6. Hight, Elena USA Go Pro Cameras, Nixon, Smith, Sprint, Toyota, US Snowboarding, Volcom 550.20
7. Oe, Hikaru JPN Burton Snowboards 483.40
8. Imai, Kurumi JPN Roxy 421.80
9. Mastro, Maddie USA Billabong, Giro, Mammoth Mountain, Salomon, US Snowboarding 364.40
10. Irwin, Calynn CAN 310.80
11. Liu, Jiayu CHN Audi, Burton Snowboards, Nike 260.20
12. Thovex, Mirabelle FRA Protest 212.30
13. Fenton, Summer USA DVS, KINDSnacks, Nikita, Nixon, POC, Union Bindings, YEA.NICE, Zeal Optics 166.60
14. Kalapos, Zoe USA Anon Optics, Burton Snowboards, Monster Energy, US Snowboarding, Wend Wax 122.80
15. Maud, Tessa USA 80.60
16. Crawford, Holly AUS 39.70