THE 35TH ANNUAL BURTON U.S. OPEN HIGHLIGHTS

Danny Davis, fan and rider favorite, had a great outing even though he's been riding pow all year and not training or riding pipe  |  P: Sparky G

Danny Davis, fan and rider favorite, had a great outing even though he's been riding pow all year and not training or riding pipe  |  P: Sparky G

Well the 35th annual Burton U.S. Open is a wrap and we have all the highlights in one place for you in case you missed any of the action! Enjoy, it was a crazy week full of surprises and progression that makes it hard to comprehend just how good these riders are. 

 

JUNIOR JAM HIGHLIGHTS:

The world's best 14-and-under halfpipe riders came together at Vail, Colorado, competing for the chance to advance into the Burton US Open halfpipe semi-finals. In the end, steady snowfall was no match for Joonsik Lee and Mitsuki Ono, this year's boy's and girl's Junior Jam champions.

 

WOMEN'S SLOPESTYLE SEMIS HIGHLIGHTS:

Jamie Anderson made it look easy, taking first in the semi-finals with a flawless first run that kept it tech from top to bottom. She will be advancing to Friday's finals alongside Anna Gasser, Spencer O'Brien, Miyabi Onitsuka, Julia Marino, and Enni Rukajarvi.

 

WOMEN'S SLOPESTYLE SEMIS TOP 3:

Here's a recap of the top three runs from Women's Slopestyle Semis, featuring Jamie Anderson in first, Anna Gasser in second, and Spencer O'Brien in third. Needless to say, the current state of women's slopestyle is inspiring.

 

MEN'S SLOPESTYLE SEMIS HIGHLIGHTS:

No shortage of stomps, corks, and style in the men's slopestyle semi-finals here at Vail, Colorado. With fast snow and bluebird skies, the world's best riders were consistently sending it deep into the landings. When the scores were in, it was Sven Thorgren taking first, Mark McMorris in second, and Mikey Ciccarelli stealing third.

 

MEN'S SLOPESTYLE SEMIS TOP 3:

Picture perfect Colorado conditions greeted the world's best riders in the men's slopestyle semi-finals. In the end, it was Swedish ruler Sven Thorgren taking first, Mark McMorris stomping his way to second, and Mikey Ciccarelli cleaning sliding into third.

 

WOMEN'S HALFPIPE SEMIS HIGHLIGHTS:

No shortage of style in the women's halfpipe semi-finals. The world's best are in the mix and making it look easy, including defending halfpipe champion Chloe Kim and eight-time US Open halfpipe winner Kelly Clark. Also making Finals were Elena Hight, Maddie Mastro, Haruna Matsumoto, and Sena Tomita.

 

WOMEN'S HALFPIPE SEMIS TOP 3:

Women's halfpipe semi-finals was a nail biter until the very end. Defending Burton US Open Halfpipe Champion Chloe Kim came out swinging, stomping her first run to lock in the top spot. Maddie Mastro kept it smooth and technical to take 2nd, with Kelly Clark - who lays claim to eight US Open halfpipe wins - rounding it out in third.

 

MEN'S HALFPIPE SEMIS HIGHLIGHTS:

Good vibes and plenty of sun were on tap for the men's halfpipe semis. To say Vail's pipe was riding nice would be an understatement. Hammers were in high supply with defending US Open Halfpipe Champion Shaun White, Danny Davis, Ben Ferguson, Ayumu Hirano, Scotty James, Jake Pates, and plenty more all throwing down.

 

MEN'S HALFPIPE SEMIS TOP 3:

The world's heavy hitters took to the pipe for the Burton US Open men's halfpipe semi-finals and the hammers were in high supply. Scotty James edged out defending champ Shaun White by less than a point, and Ayumu Hirano nabbed the third spot.

 

WOMEN'S SLOPESTYLE FINALS HIGHLIGHTS:

The progression of women's snowboarding is off the charts right now and the level of riding in the Burton US Open Women's Slopestyle Finals was proof. With a creative course that included technical rail sections, an innovative Red Bull setup, and jumps ranging from 50 to 70 feet in length, the riders had no shortage of options.

 

WOMEN'S SLOPESTYLE FINALS FULL REPLAY:

If you missed the live webcast of the women's slopestyle finals, not to worry. We've got the full broadcast here in all its glory. The progression of women's snowboarding is off the charts right now and the level of riding was proof.

 

MEN'S SLOPESTYLE FINALS HIGHLIGHTS:

Epic is about the only way to describe the 2017 Burton US Open Men's Slopestyle Finals. With perfect weather and the most progressive course yet, ten of the world's best riders were going all out. The entire field was switching things up, some even putting down tricks they've never tried before. Huge shoutout to Chris Corning and Red Gerard for holding it down for Colorado and Summit County with some seriously impressive riding from two of the youngest competitors in the field. 

 

MEN'S SLOPESTYLE FINALS FULL REPLAY:

If you missed the live webcast of the men's slopestyle finals, not to worry. We've got the full broadcast here in all its glory. With perfect weather and the most progressive course yet, ten of the world's best riders were going all out, switching things up, and putting down tricks they've never tried before.

 

WOMEN'S HALFPIPE FINALS HIGHLIGHTS:

With perfect weather and an immaculate halfpipe, the women's finals were one for the books. 16-year-old defending champion Chloe Kim saw what the competition had to offer and threw down a frontside 1080 that no one could match.

 

WOMEN'S HALFPIPE FINALS TOP 3:

Women's halfpipe finals are a wrap and defending Burton US Open Halfpipe Champion Chloe Kim was on fire, locking in the top spot with a run no one could match. Second-place finisher Elena Hight rode large and smooth, with 17-year-old Maddie Mastro, a former Junior Jam competitor, rounding it out in third. (This is the top 3 from FINALS not semi-finals, that is a mistake on the burton you tube title)

 

WOMEN'S HALFPIPE FINALS FULL REPLAY:

If you missed the live webcast of the women's halfpipe finals, not to worry. We've got the full broadcast here in all its glory. The progression of women's snowboarding is off the charts right now and the level of riding was proof. For details on all things Burton US Open, follow the hashtag #BurtonUSOpen and head to BurtonUSOpen.com.

 

MEN'S HALFPIPE FINAL HIGHLIGHTS:

The 35th annual Burton US Open Snowboarding Championships went out with a bang at the men's halfpipe finals. Defending champ Shaun White put together a legendary second run, upping the ante with massive airs and a Cab Double Cork 1440 for good measure. His win makes him a seven-time Burton US Open Halfpipe champion.

 

MEN'S HALFPIPE FINAL FULL REPLAY:

If you missed the live webcast of the men's halfpipe finals, not to worry. We've got the full broadcast here in all its glory.