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Burton US Open Snowboarding Championships

  • 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 816.30
3. Toutant, Sebastien CAN O'Neill, Red Bull, Ride Snowboards 743.22
4. Garcia Knight, Carlos NZL 679.14
5. Gerard, Red USA 622.62
6. Davis, Brandon USA 572.58
7. Corning, Chris USA 527.94
8. Kadono, Yuki JPN 487.98
9. Nicholson, Tyler CAN Celtek, Rockstar, Under Armour 451.80
10. Farrell, Lyon USA 419.04
11. Sharpe, Darcy CAN 388.98
12. Piiroinen, Peetu FIN 361.35
13. Bergrem, Torgeir NOR 335.70
14. Baden, Nikolas USA 311.76
15. Crouch, Brock USA 289.26
16. Tonteri, Roope FIN 267.93
17. Parrot, Max CAN Monster Energy, Nobaday 247.68
18. Smits, Seppe BEL Absolut Park, Red Bull 228.33
19. Guldemond, Chas USA 209.61
20. Stassel, Ryan USA 191.61
21. Willett, Eric USA 174.06
22. Ulsletten, Emil NOR 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 76.32
28. Badertscher, Ulrik NOR 60.84
29. Olimstad, Markus NOR 45.45
30. Ciccarelli, Michael CAN 30.24
31. White, Shaun USA 15.03

Mens Halfpipe

Pos Name Country Sponsors Points
1. White, Shaun USA 900.00
2. Ferguson, Benjamin USA 815.85
3. Hiraoka, Taku JPN 742.23
4. Ladley, Matthew USA 677.61
5. Henkes, Judd USA 620.64
6. Bretz, Greg USA 570.06
7. James, Scotty AUS Red Bull, Volcom 524.97
8. Davis, Danny USA 484.38
9. Nedefuji, Ayumu JPN 447.84
10. Katayama, Raibu JPN 414.54
11. Pates, Jake USA 383.94
12. Ferguson, Gabriel USA 355.86
13. Hirano, Ayumu JPN 329.67
14. Wachendorfer, Ryan USA 305.28
15. Naito, Ando JPN 282.24
16. Miller, Toby USA 260.46
17. Vito, Louie USA 239.67
18. Josey, Chase USA Capita, Rockstar, Smith, Union Bindings, US Snowboarding 219.78
19. Haller, Christian SUI 200.61
20. Lee, Kwang-ki KOR 182.07
21. Livingston, Derek CAN 164.07
22. Esser, Brett USA 146.43
23. O`Connor, Seamus IRL 129.24
24. Aono, Ryo JPN 112.41
25. Anai, Ikkou JPN 95.85
26. Tait, Taiaroa USA 79.47
27. Blackwell, Chase USA 63.27
28. Baden, Nikolas USA 47.25
29. Jacobson, Nathan USA 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 798.48
3. Maas, Cheryl NED 707.49
4. Medlova, Klaudia SVK 625.59
5. Ormerod, Katie GBR 551.16
6. Candrian, Sina SUI 483.30
7. Jenson, Jessika USA 420.75
8. Langland, Hailey USA 362.88
9. Onitsuka, Miyabi JPN 308.88
10. O`Brien, Spencer CAN 258.21
11. Rukajarvi, Enni FIN Giro 210.33
12. Marino, Julia USA Burton Snowboards, Dragon, Mountain Dew, Stamina Pro 164.88
13. Pancochova, Sarka CZE 121.32
14. Gyarmati, Anna HUN 79.56
15. Koenz, Elena SUI 39.15

Womens Halfpipe

Pos Name Country Sponsors Points
1. Kim, Chloe USA 1000.00
2. Cai, Xuetong CHN 889.80
3. Clark, Kelly USA 791.40
4. Gold, Arielle USA Rockstar, Steamboat Ski Resort, US Snowboarding, 703.00
5. Teter, Hannah USA 623.00
6. Hight, Elena USA 550.20
7. Oe, Hikaru JPN 483.40
8. Imai, Kurumi JPN 421.80
9. Mastro, Maddie USA 364.40
10. Irwin, Calynn CAN 310.80
11. Liu, Jiayu CHN 260.20
12. Thovex, Mirabelle FRA 212.30
13. Fenton, Summer USA 166.60
14. Kalapos, Zoe USA 122.80
15. Maud, Tessa USA 80.60
16. Crawford, Holly AUS 39.70