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Burton U.S. Open Snowboarding Championships

Posted by saraallent on Mar 31, 2008 11:38:39 AM

The 26th annual Burton U.S. Open Snowboarding Championships were held March 17-23 at Stratton Mountain Resort. The US Open is the final stop on the Burton Global Series and the spot where the best male and female riders are crowned, as determined by their best 5 results in the previous stops. This year Peetu Piiroinen of Finland and Torah Bright of Australia each took home the crown along with a cash purse of $100,000.

 

In case you didn’t catch the worlds best riders compete for the largest single payout in pro snowboarding last week, ESPN put together a highlight video for you with interviews and footage. Check out the video below and the results from the 2008 U.S. Open.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Men’s Slopestyle Results

1st Place: Shaun White

2nd Place: Tim Humphreys

3rd Place: Charles Reid

 

Women’s Slopestyle Results

1st Place: Kjersti Oestgaard Buaas

2nd Place: Jamie Anderson

3rd Place: Jenny Jones

 

Men’s Halfpipe Results

1st Place: Shaun White

2nd Place: Mason Aguirre

3rd Place: Kevin Pearce

 

Women’s Halfpipe Results

1st Place: Torah Bright

2nd Place: Kelly Clark

3rd Place: Gretchen Bleiler

 

Men’s Big Air Results

1st Place: Tim Humphreys

 

Women’s Big Air Results

1st Place: Cheryl Maas

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