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Coors Light You Look Good Riders Cup 2Nd Stop


The Coors Light YOU LOOK GOOD Riders Cup (YLGRC09), Canadas premier slopestyle series dropped into North Vancouver for the Mt Seymour Open. On Saturday February 21st the sun rose of the distant peaks and shone down on the newly designed and rebuilt terrain park featuring a skate-style rail arena, the Ripzone step-down jump and a mellow forty-five foot jump to end of the slopestyle course. Weeks leading up to the event the Vancouver, Whistler and Canadian snowboard scene was a buzz with the new location chosen for the western Canada stop, the high pre registration numbers were representative of the large rider attendance as we welcomed the largest competitive field since inception with just shy of a 150 rider. In addition to the manicured slopestyle course was a bird-eye view nestled Coors Light beer garden which drew the industries elite out of the suburbs of Vancouver. As the day progressed temperatures rose above 10 degrees and all 150 athletes were put to the test in qualifiers where each athlete had 2 runs. Unbelievable talent from all over Canada and US was witnessed but only a total of fifty riders were put through to finals. Some stand out momenets of the days competition included; Father Backflip – a local Seymour pastor, in his early 40s, dropped back-to-back backflips off of both jumps to the applause of fellow riders. Gabe, a talented local Seymour rider was sending some old school variations of backflips and toeside rodeos to the delight of the tight-knit crowd. Star studded qualifiers narrowed the pack to the top 15 in both Salomon Ams and Coors Light Pros. With the sun shining and spectators littered throughout the course winning runs were congratulated. In the Salomon Amateur Mens category Joel Dalacker, new on the competition scene, celebrated back to back wins at Mont Tremblant and Mt Seymour winning 2