Articles Tagged: cardona

Kelly Clark and Shaun White Win Halfpipe Titles at the 2009 Burton New Zealand Open

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Kelly Clark and Shaun White Win Halfpipe Titles at the 2009 Burton New Zealand Open

New Zealand’s largest snowboarding event, the Burton New Zealand Open Snowboarding Championships, came to a close today after four intense days of competition. Part of the Burton Global Open Series and the Swatch Ticket To Ride World Snowboard Tour, the 7th Annual New Zealand Open showcased some the world’s top snowboarders competing in halfpipe and slopestyle competitions for over NZ$50,000 in prize money.

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Slopestyle Overcomes the Elements on Day Two of the Burton New Zealand Open Snowboarding Championship

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Slopestyle Overcomes the Elements on Day Two of the Burton New Zealand Open Snowboarding Championship

Heavy snowfall and limited visibility delayed the start of the second day of the seventh annual Burton New Zealand Open, but the riders and course crew overcame the challenging conditions with a full day of competition. It was no small task as over 70 men and 35 women from 16 countries were slated to take to Cardrona Alpine Resort¹s newly sculpted slopestyle course, each vying for a highly coveted spot in Friday¹s semifinal competition.

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Burton New Zealand Open Snowboarding Championships Underway

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Burton New Zealand Open Snowboarding Championships Underway

The seventh annual Burton New Zealand Open is officially underway at Cardrona Alpine Resort, after a day of men’s and women’s slopestyle practice and rider registration. The impressive field of global talent is stacked with riders like Torstein Horgmo (NOR), Chas Guldemond (USA), Antti Autti (FIN), Jamie Anderson (USA), Peetu Piironinen (FIN), Cheryl Maas (NED), Janna Meyen (USA), Charles Reid (CAN), Takaharu Nakai (JPN), Dustin Craven (CAN), Chanelle Sladics (USA), Lisa Wiik (NOR), Shelly Gotlieb (NZL), Hana Beaman (USA), Daisuke Murakami (JPN), Tim Humphreys (USA) and Mitchell Brown (NZL) among many more, all of whom registered today.

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