Shaun White’s snow slash during his last run/victory lap at the Burton US Open Men’s Halfpipe Finals
March 2, 2013
The men’s halfpipe Finals finished with Shaun White taking yet another 1st place title with a score of 95.58 – well ahead of his competition. 2nd place winner, the 14-year-old Ayumu Hirano, showed his prowess as perhaps the most exciting up-and-coming rider in the sport with a score of 87.40. Despite his small stature, he was getting incredible air out of the pipe and only faltered slightly at the end of an incredible last run when he hit the run-out of the pipe. Louis Vito, ever a crowd favorite, took the 3rd spot with a 79.58.Read More»
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