Friday, March 28, 2008

Get Schooled By A Six Year Old On A Snowboard

Here is a video that make you love the sport that much more i found it on no fear is the name of the game and this little girl has none. The music in this video is great enjoy.

This blog is sponsored By SouthWest Airlines

Saturday, March 22, 2008

Burton 2008 US Men's Halfpipe Final Results

Shaun White rocks the Burton Us Open Once again in the halfpipe and slope style events. He is UN stoppable.

Mason Aguirre pull of a miracle with a movement from 9th Place in the semi finals to second place in the finals.

Third place Kevin Pearce from second to third place

1 White Shaun 91.00 83.17 30.17
2 Aguirre Mason 84.00 15.00 24.50
3 Pearce Kevin 82.17 27.67 27.83
4 Piiroinen Peetu 60.67 38.17 78.67
5 Malin Markus 69.83 76.17 70.00
6 Baker Ross 73.33 46.33 53.17
7 Lago Scotty 40.50 68.67 36.67
8 Kazuhiro Kokubo 26.83 66.17 34.50
9 Waring Broc 61.67 26.67 65.83
10 Hansen Kim Rune 27.67 65.33 53.00
11 Korpi Janne 22.83 58.50 60.50
12 Morisset Guillaume 23.00 57.50 52.17
13 Fisher Steve 50.50 33.17 56.67
14 Bretz Gregory 42.67 56.67 47.00
15 Batchelor Jeff 39.00 36.83 29.83
16 Hamilton James

2008 Burton Us Open Mens Halfpipe Semi Final Results

In the mens semi finals it was Shaun White in first place. In second place is Kevin pearce for Burton and kim Rune Hansen

Rank Competitor Nation
1 Shaun White USA
2 Kevin Pearce USA
3 Kim Rune Hansen NOR
4 Peetu Piiroinen FIN
5 Janne Korpi FIN
6 Kokubo Kazuhiro JPN
7 Guillaume Morisset CAN
8 Jeff Batchelor CAN
9 Mason Aguirre USA
10 Scotty Lago USA
11 James Hamilton NZE
12 Steve Fisher

Burton 2008 Womans HalfPipe Final Results

Kelly Clark moves from third place in semi finals to second place in half pipe finals. Clark ride for Burton.

Torah Bright from Austraia moves from 4th Place to first place she ride for Roxy.

Gretchen Bleiler has an upset and move from first place to third.

There you have it these are your top three and below are 4th place through 8th place

Rank Competitor Run 1 Run 2 Run 3
1 Bright Torah 84.17 29.17 78.00
2 Clark Kelly 46.67 79.33 34.17
3 Bleiler Gretchen 74.50 35.67 62.33
4 Yamaoka Soko 60.17 71.33 66.67
5 Pesko Manuela Laura 48.83 69.83 26.33
6 Hollingsworth Ellery 65.67 45.83 51.17
7 Bidez Clair 36.67 52.50 55.67
8 Nicoll Mercedes

2008 Burton Womans Halfpipe Semi Finals Results

Ok people it seams that the woman keep on going bigger with each new event. The Burtrn US Open is no exception. This is why the pay out is the same for men and woman at this event one of the only events that is on an equal payout as it should be
these woman are pushing the limits with each new run. here are some winners.

1st Place Gretchen Bleiler USA Sponsored by Oakly.

2nd placwe goes to Soko Yamaoko Japan sponsored by November

3rd place goes to Kelly Clark USA sponsored by Burton

Friday, March 21, 2008

2008 Burton US Open Slope Style Winner

I will give you one guess here's a hint he Stands on two legs dominates two sports and is still called The Animal and loves it. I guess there is just no other way to put it Shaun White is on top of his game in two sports. There is no stopping this young man who we seen grow before our eyes. I got to ask Shaun a few questions on Camera. I will be posting the video soon.

For web cast go to Open Snowboarding

The other winners are as follows.

1 White Shaun 88.33 75.33 --
2 Humphreys Tim 80.17 25.00 26.33
3 Reid Charles 74.67 68.17 29.83
4 Uotila Ville 55.17 34.33 73.50
5 Piiroinen Peetu 41.00 71.83 56.33
6 Sheehan Nate 71.67 38.17 67.17
7 Saarenpää Sami 33.50 71.17 51.00
8 Hulbert Sam 62.17 22.00 69.83
9 Guldemond Chas 64.83 49.67 60.33
10 Mattila Risto 33.50 11.50 64.00
11 Thorley Ian 26.33 57.67 18.33
12 Koski Markku 44.33 20.67 53.83
13 Lago Scotty 48.50 30.17 35.00
14 Kulisek Matts 39.83 22.00 37.50
15 Soerman Chris 33.50 17.00 20.17
16 Maurer Stephan

Tuesday, March 18, 2008

We would like to thank Burton,Stratton,Belimage

Snowboarding School would like to Thank Burton for letting us be part of the Burton 2008 US Open. We also want to thank Stratton for having us up last week end and For giving us the direction to get the press credentials from burton. Stratton allowed us and a member of the PR team William Wrisley access to the Terrian park on the Sunbowl that was being built by machines and outside companies who put their men in Strattons machines we got to interview them on camera i will post it soon

Also i would like to truly Thank BelImage Graphics for hooking it two years in a row they donated 5000 cards with the blog adresses on them. Thank You Belimage for all your help.

Also we would like to thank Southwest Airlines for working with us this past year.

Sunday, March 16, 2008

Burton Us Open Event Schedule

Here is the Burton Us Open Schedule for March 2008. We have media credentials i will be arriving thursday . Do expect post from home on this blog and Snowboarding Stories and our radio show live go to opensnowboarding

For more info

Monday, March 17

Men's and Women's Halfpipe Practice (10am - 3pm)

Tuesday, March 18
Men's Halfpipe Pre-Qualifiers (9am - 1pm)

Men's Halfpipe Qualifiers (1pm - 3pm)

Men's and Women's Slopestyle Practice (1pm - 3pm)

Wednesday, March 19

Men's Slopestyle Pre-Qualifiers (9am - 4pm)

Men's and Women's Halfpipe Practice (10am - 2pm)

Thursday, March 20

Women's Halfpipe Qualifiers (8am - 10:30am)

Men's and Women's Slopestyle Qualifiers (9am - 3pm)

Men's and Women's Halfpipe Practice (11am - 3:30pm)

Men's and Women's Big Air Practice (1pm - 3pm)

Friday, March 21

Men's and Women's Slopestyle Semi-Finals (8am - 2pm)

Men's and Women's Slopestyle Finals (2pm - 4pm)

Slopestyle Awards Presentation (4pm)

Live Music on Main Stage (8pm - 9pm)

Men's, Women's and Junior's Halfpipe Practice (9:30 - 2pm)

Saturday, March 22

Men's and Women's Halfpipe Semi-Finals (8am - 1pm)

Men's and Women's Halfpipe Finals (1pm - 3:30pm)

Halfpipe, BGOS, and TTR Awards Presentation (4pm)

Men's and Women's Big Air Practice and Finals (5pm - 8pm)

Big Air and Volvo Most Valuable Rider Awards Presentation (8pm)

Live Music on Main Stage (8:30pm - 9:30pm)

Sunday, March 23

Junior Jam Girl's Practice and Finals (8:30pm - 10:30pm)

Junior Jam Boy's Practice and Finals (10:30am - 3pm)

Junior Jam Awards Presentation (3:30pm)

Saturday, March 15, 2008

Burton Us Open Gives Snowboarding School Media Credentails

Hi everyone how is your season going this year i hope all is well. Snowboarding School blog and radio show has media credentials for the Burton 2008 US Open at stratton mountain March 17th -23rd however we will be there from the 20th - 23rd.If you can get out to this event do so it will be action packed and worth the time and to ride up if even only for two days. Get out and play hard!!

We will be doing live radio show from Tremblant this sunday and the burton us open Thursday - Sunday
Check us out at Snowboarding School or Snowboarding Stories

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