日本人ライダー旋風が巻き起こった2015 Burton US Openの模様を早速、Snowboarder Magaizneがアップ！
It has been twenty-seven years since halfpipe debuted at the Open and since then, it has reigned as one of the most iconic transition contests in all of snowboarding On Saturday, March 8, 2015, under sunny, blue skies, the men’s and women’s halfpipe finals at the thirty-third iteration of this iconic contst continued to provide a benchmark in style, trick depth, and progression. From first place men’s finisher Taku Hiraoka’s massive airs, to Arthur Longo’s styled out tweaks, to Chloe Kim’s first-ever 1080, and Kelly Clark’s three-peat, further solidifying her position as the rider with the most USO wins ever, it was an impressive day of competition. Enjoy the highlights in the 33rd Annual Burton US Open Snowboarding Championships halfpipe finals video.
Conditions aligned on Friday, March 6th at the 33rd Annual Burton US Open Snowboarding Championships slopestyle finals; sunny skies and a pristine course made for a plethora of heavy tricks from Mark McMorris, Sven Thorgren, Stale Sandbech, Seppe Smitts, and more. Japanese phenom Yuki Kadono landed the first-ever back-to-back 1620s in the second to last run of the contest…and provided an exclusive interview with SNOWBOARDER Magazine Creative Director, Pat Bridges.