Breckenridge, Colo. – December 19, 2010 – Norway's Torstein Horgmo, 23, was victorious in the men's snowboard slopestyle final today at the Winter Dew Tour, starting off the season at the top of the leader-board. Defending Dew Cup champion, Jamie Anderson of South Lake Tahoe, Calif., carried her winning streak over to the 2010-11 Winter Dew Tour season by taking the top spot on the podium in the women's final.
Horgmo secured a winning score of 96.50 during his first run, which included a frontside noseblunt slide to fakie, a switch frontside double cork 10 and a switch backside 9. Canadian-born Mark Mcmorris, age 17, came in second with a 93.75 and 23-year-old Chas Guldemond of Reno Tahoe, Nev., placed third with an 88.50.
"I'm glad I landed on my feet today and hit all of the jumps," said Horgmo. "The course was pretty cool, and I'm stoked to start off the season with a win."
In the women's snowboard slopestyle final, Anderson, 20, earned a first place score of 93.00 with a run that included a back 180, switch back 180, fifty-fifty, back 3 and a corked front 3. This marks Anderson fifth first place finish at the Winter Dew Tour making her the winningest athlete in Winter Dew Tour history.. Charlotte Van Gils, age 24 from the Netherlands, came in second with an 84.50 and 26-year-old Cheryl Maas, also from the Netherlands, followed behind in third with a flat 70.00.
"I feel great winning the first stop of the Tour," said Anderson. "Overall the event and the course were awesome, and I hope to carry this momentum into the next stop."
The four-day competition was the first of three stops on the 2010-11 Winter Dew Tour featuring men and women's snowboarding and freeskiing disciplines. Approximately 30,500 people experienced the Nike 6.0 Open this weekend at Breckenridge Ski Resort in Breckenridge, Colo. The Tour will continue on to Killington Resort in Killington, Vt. in January and will conclude with the Toyota Championship at Snowbasin Resort in Ogden, Utah.
Nike 6.0 Open
Sunday, December 19, 2010
Breckenridge, Colo. – Breckenridge Ski Resort
Men's Snowboard Slopestyle – Finals
1.Torstein Horgmo, Norway, 96.50. 2. Mark Mcmorris, Canada, 93.75. 3. Chas Guldemond, Reno Tahoe, Nev., 88.50. 4. Tyler Flanagan, Mammoth Lakes, Calif., 84.75. 5. Jeremy Thompson, Elka Park, N.Y., 81.00. 6. Aleksander Ostreng, Norway, 72.75. 7. Eric Willett, Breckenridge, Colo., 61.50. 8. Scotty Lago, Seabrook, N.H., 55.25. 9. Sebastien Toutant, Canada, 42.25. 10. Staale Sandbech, Norway, 32.00. 11. Sage Kostenburg, Park City, Utah, 31.50. 12. Robbie Walker, Australia, 28.00.
Men's Snowboard Slopestyle – Tour Rankings
1.Torstein Horgmo, 100. 2. Mark Mcmorris, 92. 3. Chas Guldemond, 86. 4. Tyler Flanagan, 82. 5. Jeremy Thompson, 78. 6. Aleksander Ostreng, 74. 7. Eric Willett, 70. 8. Scotty Lago, 66. 9. Sebastien Toutant, 62. 10. Staale Sandbech, 58.
Women's Snowboard Slopestyle – Finals
1. Jamie Anderson, South Lake Tahoe, Calif., 93.00. 2. Charlotte Van Gils, Netherlands, 84.50. 3. Cheryl Maas, Netherlands, 70.00. 4. Enni Rukajarvi, Finland, 52.25. 5. Rebecca Torr, New Zealand, 41.74. 6. Klaudia Medlova, Slovakia, 26.25.
Women's Snowboard Slopestyle – Tour Rankings
1. Jamie Anderson, 100. 2. Charlotte Van Gils, 92. 3. Cheryl Maas, 86. 4. Enni Rukajarvi, 82. 5. Rebecca Torr, 78. 6. Klaudia Medlova, 74. 7. Jordie Karlinski, 70. 8. Shelly Gotlieb, 66. 9. Nicki Slechta, 62. 10. Megan Ginter, 58.