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TUNE IN:     Watch the 30th Anniversary of the Burton US Open on Redbull.tv Starting Today

WHAT:         The 30th anniversary of the Burton US Open, presented by MINI, is now underway in Stratton, Vermont, and live webcasts of slopestyle and halfpipe semi-finals, finals and the Saturday Night Jam are scheduled to begin today on Redbull.tv. In addition to coverage of the competitions, Redbull.tv will also provide live scoring, live chats, live standings, competition rankings and rider bios so the viewer can have a more interactive role.

WHO:          Shaun White (USA), Danny Davis (USA), Mark McMorris (CAN), Stale Sandbech (NOR), Seppe Smits (BEL), Sebastien Toutant (CAN), Iouri Podladtchikov (SUI), Kelly Clark (USA), Hannah Teter (USA), Jamie Anderson (USA), Sina Candrian (SUI), Spencer O’Brien (CAN), Enni Rukajärvi (FIN) and Gretchen Bleiler (USA) are just a few of the top riders planning to compete for a piece of the $240,000 prize purse and championship titles.

WHEN:        The entire event goes LIVE with webcasts on Redbull.tv during the following times:

 

LIVE WEBCASTS: U.S. Time Zones (EST)                         Start Time:

Slopestyle Semi-Finals, Wednesday, March 7      11:30 am (EST)

Halfpipe Semi-Finals, Thursday, March 8             09:15 am (EST)

Slopestyle Finals, Friday, March 9                                    09:15 am (EST)

Halfpipe Finals, Saturday, March 10                                09:15 am (EST)

Night Jam, Saturday, March 10                            06:45 pm (EST)

 

LIVE WEBCASTS: Central Europe Time Zone       Start Time:
Slopestyle Semi-Finals, Wednesday, March 7      05:30 pm

Halfpipe Semi-Finals, Thursday, March 8             03:15 pm

Slopestyle Finals, Friday, March 9                                    03:15 pm

Halfpipe Finals, Saturday, March 10                                03:15 pm

Night Jam, Saturday, March 10                                 12:45 am (Sunday)

 

LIVE WEBCASTS: New Zealand Time Zone         Start Time:
Slopestyle Semi-Finals, Thursday, March 8                       5:30 am

Halfpipe Semi-Finals, Friday, March 9                       3:15 am

Slopestyle Finals, Saturday, March 10                 3:15 am

Halfpipe Finals, Sunday, March 11                                  3:15 am

Night Jam, Sunday, March 11                                  12:45 pm

 

LIVE WEBCASTS: Japan Time Zone                    Start Time:
Slopestyle Semi-Finals, Thursday, March 8                       01:30 am

Halfpipe Semi-Finals, Thursday March 8              11:15 pm

Slopestyle Finals, Friday, March 9                                    11:15 pm

Halfpipe Finals, Saturday March 10                                 11:15 pm

Night Jam, Sunday, March 11                                      8:45 am

 

(NOTE: Times subject to change based on weather or other unforeseeable incidents)

For anyone who misses the live webcasts, highlights of winning runs and full webcasts will be available for on-demand viewing after the event on www.redbull.com/snowboarding-live

All results and further information can be found on www.opensnowboarding.com, www.facebook.com/BurtonSnowboards and www.burton.com

About the Burton Global Open Series

The Burton Global Open Series events are the pinnacle snowboarding events of the season. Founded by Jake Burton, the Opens have grown from grassroots events to a global competition series, attracting tens of thousands of spectators and riders from around the world. Since the beginning, the Opens have been driven by riders, for riders evolving with snowboarding and riders’ needs over the years. With events held in NewZealand, Europe, Canada and the United States, the Opens set the standard for snowboarding events around the globe. www.opensnowboarding.com

About MINI

The MINI brand is represented by 1,320 dealers in more than 90 countries. Since 2001, over 1.9 million MINI, MINI Convertible, MINI Clubman and MINI Countryman models have been sold. As the presenting sponsor of the Burton Global Open Series, MINI will be supporting the renowned snowboard manufacturer for the second year in 2011/12.

About TTR Pro Snowboarding

TTR Pro Snowboarding is a new breed of sports governing body made up of a professional network of events, athletes, nations and industry partners. TTR has been built upon the sport’s core values and unique culture with the goal of making snowboarding the most recognized progressive sport in the world.  The overall objective is to uphold the progression of snowboarding by providing fair and open competition environments, including innovative judging and ranking systems, that allow for athletes to develop from rookies into world-class athletes. A non-profit organization, the TTR owns and operates the TTR World Snowboard Tour, the TTR World Ranking System and the World Snowboarding Championships. At the end of each TTR World Tour competitive season, TTR awards World Tour Champion titles in each of the following categories: Overall, Halfpipe, Slopestyle and Big Air.