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Sneak Peek at Burton US Open Snowboarding Championships

The world's best riders return to Vail, Colorado March 2-7

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Burton and the town of Vail know how to throw an impressive event, along with a mesmerizing double-cork or five.

The longest running, premier snowboarding event, the Burton US Open Snowboarding Championships return to Vail, Colorado for a third consecutive year next week. The world’s top snowboarders descend upon Vail’s Golden Peak for Slopestyle and Halfpipe competitions while participating in the World’s Greatest Snowboard Event.

Catch the world's greatest snowboarders at the Burton US Open Snowboarding Championships.

Catch the world’s greatest snowboarders at the Burton US Open Snowboarding Championships.

FanRag Sports resident Colorado shred-head @Pat_Whitehurst will be reporting live from the competition, which takes place from March 2-7, while providing insight into the features, festivities, and sponsors that make up this incredible, world-class event.

The Women’s Slopestyle Semi Finals kick off the competition on Wednesday morning while the men take to the course in the afternoon on March 4; the Slopestyle Finals will be held on Friday, March 6 followed by an awards ceremony and a free concert featuring Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes from the Solaris stage in Vail village.

Shred, check out the competition, then dance the night away in Vail village.

Shred the powder, check out the competition, then dance the night away in Vail village.

 

On Thursday, March 5 the Halfpipe Semi Finals take place on Golden Peak’s massive superpipe. The ladies get the day started while the men look to conquer the competition in the afternoon. The Halfpipe Finals take place on Saturday, March 7 followed by an awards ceremony and a free concert at Vail’s Solaris stage featuring Girl Talk.

SNOWBOARDING: MAR 01 Burton US Open

All events are free and promise to bring an unmatched excitement coupled with the ability to explore Vail’s breathtaking resort including the world famous Back Bowls and Blue Sky Basin. If you can’t make it to Colorado for the Burton US Open Snowboarding Championships, you can catch all the action from the comfort of your phone or computer at burton.com/USO. Make sure to give @FanRagSports and @Pat_Whitehurst a follow on Twitter for live updates, photos, and coverage along with fan and rider interviews.

The World's Greatest Snowboard Event is coming to Vail, Colorado for a third consecutive year.

The World’s Greatest Snowboard Event is coming to Vail, Colorado for a third consecutive year.

Burton US Open Schedule

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Tweet your  Burton US Open experiences, reactions, and pictures to @Pat_Whitehurst and @FanRagSports using #BurtonUSO or share them on Facebook.





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