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Burton Us Open – Day1 Ish


After 10 months and 25 countries the swatch TTR world tour has landed in Stratton, Vermont for the final Stop on the mens 07/08 calender. Blue skies were out for the first day of halfpipe practice. Riders were checking things out and getting to know the transition that layed ahead.The Open which draws over 40,000 fans, big name sponsors and international media, is free of charge to spectators. This years medieval theme “Fields of Destiny” sums up the conclusion of the men’s tour perfectly. After an outstanding year from Kevin Pearce, he is set to be a hot favourite for the World title, but with 3 Finnish workhorses hot on his tail, and the go big or go home hero Andy Finch in the hunt, this title will go down to the wire thats for sure.Men’s Pre Qualifiers and Qualifiers takes place today in the pipe, while the big dogs get a chance to practice on the slopestyle course.With 2 hrs before practice and yet to see the course current 5th place on the women’s tour, Claudia Fliri had to say this about what she can expect.: “I am expecting a good course with nice and big jumps, And hoping to be able to handle the course” So with the sun beginning to pop its head out, it should be a great second day here at the 26th US Open.Stay tuned for a slopestyle course video breakdown and some highlights from the pipe online soon.Laters