If you had to guess, what do you think the pitch of a competition halfpipe is? Watch these oddly enjoyable little animated course previews for the 2018 Burton US Open and find out. Here’s a bit more about the event held this week in Vail:
“The 36th Annual Burton U·S·Open Snowboarding Championships return to Vail, Colorado, March 5-10, 2018. As the premier event of the competitive snowboarding season, the U·S·Open showcases the most progressive riding from the world’s top pros in both slopestyle and halfpipe. In addition, the celebrated Burton U·S·Open Halfpipe Junior Jam presented by Clif Bar features the world’s top 14-and-under riders vying for a chance to compete against the pros.
The U·S·Open also offers a packed entertainment schedule including four nights of FREE concerts, daily après specials, and fun activities and events for all ages including the annual Chill fundraiser, a kids learn-to-ride Riglet park, Burton Girls Ride Days and gatherings, as well as the closing party at the Dobson Ice arena.
We look forward to you joining us at the World’s Greatest Snowboard Event.”