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2011 Burton Us Open Halfpipe Semi-Finals Results


Mens and womens halfpipe semi-finals finished up today at the 29th annual Burton US Open Snowboarding Championships presented by MINI. The women kicked things off under snowy skies, and 21 ladies competed for the six spots in the finals. The ladies pulled together solid runs led by Vermont locals Kelly Clark (USA) and Hannah Teter (USA), who easily qualified for finals in first and second place respectively. In the mens semi-finals, 39 men had two runs to secure one of the 10 spots in finals. Last years US Open champion Kazuhiro Kokubo (JPN) showed that he has what it takes to defend his title, scoring a 96.67. Iouri Podladtchikov (SUI) topped Kazus score with a 98.00 and will also be a strong contender in Saturdays halfpipe finals. Tomorrow is another big day at the US Open, kicking off with mens and womens slopestyle finals during the day in the Sun Bowl base area. Top riders like Mark McMorris (CAN), Eric Willet (USA), Chas Guldemond (USA), Jamie Anderson (USA) and Enni RukajErvi (FIN) will all compete for a coveted US Open slopestyle title. Then in the evening, the action moves over to the main base area of Stratton Mountain for