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4(FOUR) STAR TTR EVENT THE BURTON NZ OPEN LAUNCHES SECOND LEG OF 06/07 TTR WORLD TOURThe Burton New Zealand Open will be held from 3rd to the 5th August at Snowpark NZ in Wanaka, New Zealand. It will mark the first of five Southern Hemisphere events on the 2006/2007 TTR World Snowboard Tour.A hungry crew of international and local riders are set to challenge early season TTR World Snowboard Tour leaders, Danny Kass and Jamie Anderson at the event. Riders such as Danny Davis(USA), Scotty Largo(USA), Kazu Kakubo(JPN) and Nicolas Muller(SUI) look certain to challenge present tour leader, Kass who took the lead at the 4(Four) Star TTR event, the Abominable Snow Jam just two weeks ago. In the Women’s, current No.2, Elena Hight fresh off winning a Volvo at the ASJ, is all but certain to edge in front of Anderson for Tour lead with a significant showing.First executed in 2003, the Burton NZ Opens will see an large array of elite riders taking part including seven 2006 Olympians. Not only is it the first Southern Hemisphere TTR event on the tour, but it also marks the kick off for this season’s Burton Global Open Series, the second of which will be held later in the month at Falls Creek, Australia, marking the third 4(four) Star rated TTR event of the year. This years NZO will be hosted by